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Kai T. Xu, MD

Kai T. Xu, MD Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Languages spoken:

  • Mandarin

Dr. Xu is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties


  • Medicine
    • Internal Medicine

Programs & Centers:

  • Hospital Medicine

Board Certification:

  • Internal Medicine, 2010

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • 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
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Residency: John Hopkins Bayview Medical Center


American College of Physicians, National American Medical Informatics Association, National Society of Hospital Medicine, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Xu is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Medicine Rittenhouse Long-Term Acute Care Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Selected Publications:

McCrea N, Xu K, McGreevey III JD: Preparing for Electronic Provider Documentation: A Survey of Physician Preferences about Dictation and Speech Recognition Capabilities at an Academic Medical Center Poster Presentation at Society of Hospital Medicine Annual Meeting : 2014.

Baillie CA, Goren EN, Jacob J, Patel N, Umscheid CA, Xu KT: ITL: Physician Reviews of HM-Relevant Research The Hospitalist : 2013.

Taylor NK, Xu K: A Rare Case of Primary HSV Meningitis in the Absence of Genital Herpes Oral Presentation at Mid-Atlantic SGIM Regional Meeting : 2013.

Xu K: Uncontrolled Diabetes after Discontinuation of Methotrexate J Hosp Med 5(3)(suppl 2) : S197,2010.

Xu K, Bankova L: A Rare Case of Persistent Otitis Media and Epiglottitis Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting : 2010.

Xu K: Rapid and Massive Thrombosis following Initiation of Warfarin in a Hypercoagulable Patient J Hosp Med 5(3)(suppl 2) : S197,2010.

Academic Contact Info

3400 Spruce Street
Maloney 5019
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-3797
Fax: (215) 662-6250