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John A. Kosteva, MD

John A. Kosteva, MD Physician

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Dr. Kosteva is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties


  • Medical Oncology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Hematology, 2011
  • Medical Oncology, 2009

Clinical Expertise:

  • Blood Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Carcinoid Tumor
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer (Gastric Cancer)
  • Transitional Cell Carcinoma (Urothelial Carcinoma)

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Temple University School of Medicine
Residency: Temple University Hospital
Fellowship: Fox Chase Cancer Center
Fellowship: Temple University Hospital


American Society of Clinical Oncology, National American Society of Hematology, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Kosteva is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: On the medical staff, but does not have privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Selected Publications:

Kosteva J, Langer C: The changing landscape of the medical management of skeletal metastases in nonsmall cell lung cancer. Current Opinion in Oncology 20 (2): 155-161,2008.

Kosteva J, Langer C: Skeletal metastases: Optimal management in 2007. Supportive Care in Cancer Therapy : 2008.

Kosteva J, Langer C: The changing landscape of non-small cell lung cancer: Economic consequences of skeletal metastases. New Directions in the Treatment of Lung Cancer 1 (4): 1-9,2005.

Kosteva J, Langer C.: Skeletal metastases in NSCLC: A retrospective review. 4th Annual ECOG/Aventis Young Investigator Symposium : 2004.

Kosteva J, Langer C: Incidence and distribution of skeletal metastases in NSCLC in the era of PET. Lung Cancer 46 (Suppl 1): S45,2004.

Kosteva J, Langer C: Skeletal metastases of non-small cell lung cancer: Advancements in diagnosis and treatment. Lung Cancer Principles and Practice Updates 4 (2): 1-14,2004.

Academic Contact Info

Abramson Cancer Center at Valley Forge
Division of Hematology/Oncology
1001 Chesterbrook Blvd.

Berwyn, PA 19312
Phone: (610) 576-7660
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)