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Joseph Teel, MD

Joseph Teel, MD Physician

Director of Family Medicine Obstetrics Associate Professor of Clinical Family Medicine and Community Health Associate Professor AC

Dr. Teel is employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. Joseph Teel

Recognized by America's Top Doctors 2015 - 2017

Recognized in Philadelphia magazine's May 2018 Top Docs issue

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Penn Medicine.

Overall Ratings

Patient Comments

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Family Medicine

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Family Medicine, 2006

Description of Clinical Expertise

Low to Moderate Risk Obstetrics
Family Centered Maternity Care

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • 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 Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • 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: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Residency: Middlesex Hospital

Memberships

AAMC Medical Education Meeting, National American Academy of Family Physicians, National Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians, Local Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Teel 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: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Kathleen O’Rourke, Joseph Teel, Erika Nicholls, Daniel D. Lee, Alyssa Covelli Colwill, and Sindhu K. Srinivas: Improving Staff Communication and Transitions of Care Between Obstetric Triage and Labor and Delivery Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic and Neonatal Nursing 47 (2): 264–272,2018.

Self: In Pennsylvania’s Fight Against Opioid Abuse, Drug Monitoring Database Could Be a Game-Changer PA State Medical Society blog : 2016.

Alyssa Colwill, Daniel Lee, Kate O'Rourke, April Romanos, Joseph Teel, Sindhu Srinivas: Improving handoffs between triage and labor and delivery at a university hospital: a pilot study BMJ Qual Saf 24 (11): 718-40,2015.

Veronica Graham: "You Can Take Charge of Your Health" Independance Blue Cross "Good Living" : 3,2014.

Cronholm PF, Teel J, Ghazi N: Alkaline Phosphatase, Elevated Taylor's 10-minute Diagnosis Manual: How To Evaluate Symptoms and Signs In The Time Limited Encounter, 3rd Edition : 2013.

Academic Contact Info

Penn Family Care at
Penn Medicine University City, 9th Floor
3737 Market Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-8777
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)