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Karen E. Bowles, MD

Karen E. Bowles, MD Physician

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Dr. Bowles is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

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Clinical Specialties


  • Internal Medicine

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Internal Medicine, 1995

Description of Clinical Expertise


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 Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Residency: UPMC Presbyterian


American College of Physicians, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Bowles 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:

Bowles K, Wynne C, Baime M: Screening for Cancer in the Patient with Rheumatic Disease Rheum Dis Clin 25 (3): 719-744,1999.

Bowels, K.: The incorporation of Internal Medicine Residents into a Private, Academic General Medicine Practice Teaching Internal Medicine Symposium, Philadelphia, PA. : 1997.

Academic Contact Info

Penn Internal Medicine Associates at the Science Center
3701 Market Street
7th Floor, Suite 741

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 349-5200
Fax: (215) 615-0038
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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