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Joshua D. Uy, MD

Joshua D. Uy, MD Physician

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Dr. Uy is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. Joshua D. Uy

Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine's annual Top Docs issue, 2015 - 2016

Clinical Specialties


  • Geriatric Medicine

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Family Medicine - Geriatric Medicine, 2009
  • Family Medicine, 2003

Clinical Expertise:

  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Primary Care - Geriatrics
  • Primary Care Over Age 70

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
  • 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: University of Michigan
Residency: MacNeal Hospital
Fellowship: University Hospital - UMDNJ


American Academy of Family Physicians, National American Geriatrics Society, National Christian Medical and Dental Association, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Uy is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

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.


Selected Publications:

Neuman M, Allen S, Schwarze ML, Uy J.: Using Time-Limited Trials to Improve Surgical Care for Frail Older Adults. Annals of Surgery 261 (4): 639-41,2015.

Friedman SM, Uy J.: Venous thromboembolism and postoperative management of anticoagulation. Clinics in Geriatric Medicine 30 (2): 285-291,2014.

Rollin Wright, Anne Kisak, Joshua Uy: "Is it worth it?" A collaborative clinical decision making exercise. International Conference on Interprofessional Practice and Education Poster : 2014.

Joshua Uy: Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Discussing CPR with Patients and Families. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2014 Available from: : 2014.

Joshua Uy: How to discuss code status and make a recommendation. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education : 2013.

Uy J, Forciea MA.: In the clinic: Hearing loss. Annals of Internal Medicine 158 (7): ITC4-1,2013.

Uy JD, Agawu A.: Screening is not as simple as it may seem. Pediatrics 131 (4): 1384-5,2013.

Kurtis Hiatt: 9 Warning Signs of Bad Care US News and World Report. : 2013.

Uy JD: MCO - The Scientific Basis of Discussing Spirituality with Patients 1 : 2011.

Uy JD: MCO - The Scientific Basis of Discussing Spirituality with Patients 3 : 2011.

Academic Contact Info

Ralston-Penn Center
3615 Chestnut Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-2746
Fax: (215) 349-5648
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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