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Joshua D. Uy, MD

Joshua D. Uy, MD Physician

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine

Dr. Uy is employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. Joshua D. Uy

Recognized in Philadelphia magazine's annual Top Docs issue, 2015 - 2017

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.

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Overall Ratings

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 for Older Adults

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • Amerihealth Caritas Medicare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • eLAP Services
  • 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
  • Provider Partners Health Plan
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Veterans Choice Program

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Michigan
Residency: MacNeal Hospital
Fellowship: University Hospital - UMDNJ


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

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Uy 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.


Selected Publications:

Zhao Y, Kotcher R, Uy J.: Diagnostic Dilemma of FAST in A Geriatric Trauma Patient. Journal of the American Geriatric Society Abstract Supplement (B40): S107,2018.

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.

Academic Contact Info

Ralston-Penn Center
3615 Chestnut Street

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

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