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Julia Kharlip, MD

Julia Kharlip, MD Physician

Associate Medical Director, Penn Pituitary Center
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine

Languages spoken:

  • Russian

Dr. Kharlip is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties


  • Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism, 2008

Clinical Expertise:

  • Adrenal Gland Tumors
  • Endocrine Tumors
  • Hypogonadism
  • Hypopituitary
  • Paragangliomas
  • Pheocromocytoma
  • Pituitary Gland Disorders

Description of Clinical Expertise

Care of patients with pituitary and adrenal disease, particularly Cushing's disease, as well as those with endocrine complications of cancer or it's treatments

Practice Locations and Appointments

  • Penn Pituitary Center

    Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine West Pavilion, 4th Floor 3400 Civic Center Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

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: University of Maryland Medical Center
Fellowship: Johns Hopkins Hospital


The Endocrine Society, National The Endocrine Society, National The Pituitary Society, National The Pituitary Society, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Kharlip is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Description of Research Expertise:

My research interests are in endocrine complications of modern immunomodulatory agents used in cancer therapy.

I am also interested in ways of optimizing peri-operative care for patients undergoing pituitary surgery.

Selected Publications:

Sheldon CA, Kharlip J, Tamhankar MA.: Inflammatory Orbitophathy Associated with Ipilimumab. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg : 2015.

Tamhankar MA., Paessler ME., Kharlip JN., Shekdar KV., Burnham JM., Cole KA.: A 16 year-old boy with suprasellar mass. J Neuroophthalmol 34 (3): 295-300,2014.

Lorincz I., Ewanichak J., Kharlip JN.: Clinical Presentation and Management of Patients with Ipilumumab-associated Hypophysitis Treated at the Penn Pituitary Center The Endocrine Society Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. : 2013.

Kharlip J., Teytelboym O., Kleinberg L., Purtell M., Basaria S.: Successful radiation therapy for cerebral metastatic lesions from a pheochromocytoma Endocrine Practice 16 (2): 334-6,2010.

Kharlip J., Salvatori R., Yenokyan G., Wand GS.: Recurrence of Hyperprolactinemia following withdrawal of long-term cabergoline therapy J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94 (7): 2428-36,2009.

Cooper DS., Kharlip J.: Recent developments in hyperthyroidism The Lancet 373 (9679): 1930-2,2009.

Rosen S., Kharlip J.: Pituitary Apoplexy During Pregnancy The Endocrine Society Annual Meeting, Washington DC : 2009.

Kharlip J., McCaul ME., Johnson E., Wand GS.: Acute vs. chronic HPA and HPG axes responses to Naltrexone in healthy volunteers The Endocrine Society Annual Meeting, Washington, DC : 2009.

Kharlip J., Salvatori R., Yenokyan G., Wand G.: Withdrawal of long-term Cabergoline therapy for Hyperprolactinemia The Endocrine Society Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA : 2009.

Georgiades CS., Hong K., Geschwind JF., Liddell R., Syed L., Kharlip J., Arepally A.: Adjunctive use of C-arm CT may eliminate technical failure in adrenal vein sampling J Vasc Interv Radiol 18 (9): 1102-5,2007.

Academic Contact Info

University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine, 4th Floor, West Pavilion
3400 Civic Center Blvd.

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-2300
Fax: (215) 614-4003
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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