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Kevin R. Fox, MD

Kevin R. Fox, MD Physician

Marianne T. and Robert J. MacDonald Professor in Breast Cancer Care Excellence

Dr. Fox is employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. Kevin R. Fox

Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2007, 2008, 2010 - 2018

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2003 - 2018

Recognized in Philadelphia magazine's annual Top Docs issue from 1993-2019

Recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of the 27 top breast cancer oncologists in the US 2017

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

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Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

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Clinical Specialties


  • Medical Oncology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Internal Medicine, 1985
  • Medical Oncology, 1987

Clinical Expertise:

  • Adjuvant Chemotherapy
  • Aromatase Inhibitor
  • Atypical Ductal Hyperplasia
  • BRCA
  • Breast Cancer Chemotherapy
  • Breast Cancer During Pregnancy
  • Breast Cancer Follow Up
  • Breast Cancer Genetics
  • Breast Cancer High-Risk Counseling
  • Carcinoma In Situ of Breast
  • Cystosarcoma Phyllodes
  • ER Negative Breast Cancer
  • ER Positive Breast Cancer
  • Family History of Breast Cancer
  • Herceptin
  • Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer
  • Immunotherapy
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer (IBC)
  • Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Lobular Neoplasia
  • Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
  • Tamoxifen
  • Triple-Negative Breast Cancer
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Practice Locations and Appointments

  • Rena Rowan Breast Center

    Abramson Cancer Center Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine, West Pavilion, 3rd Floor 3400 Civic Center Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-7366 (PENN)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

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
  • Homestead Smart Health Plans
  • 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
  • Oscar Health Plan of PA
  • 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: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


American Board of Internal Medicine Secretary, Subspecialty Committee on Medical Oncology, 1990-1996, American Cancer Society Breast Cancer Awareness Task Force, 1990-1993, American Society of Breast Disease, 2000-present, American Society of Clinical Oncology Member, 1988-present, American Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology, 2002, Member, International Consensus Panel on the Sentinel Lymph Node Procedure in Breast Cancer, Breast Health Institute, Phildelphia, Pa., 2001, Pennsylvania Oncologic Society, 1993-1996, Pennsylvania Society of Hematology and Oncology, 1998,

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Fox is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

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


Selected Publications:

Lo Re, V, Fox, K, Ferrari, V, Kossev, P, and Kostman, J.: Hypereosinophilia associated with Cardiac Rhabdomyosarcoma, accepted for publication American Journal of Hematology : 2003.

Santiago, J, Wu, L, Harris, E, Fox, K, Schultz, D, Glick, J, and Solin, L.: Fifteen year results of breast conserving surgery and definitive irradiation for stage I and II breast carcinoma: The University of Pennsylvania experience. Submitted : 2003.

Manne, S, Ostroff, J, Sherman, M, Glassman, M, Ross, S, Goldstein, L, Fox, K.: Buffering effects for family and friend support on associations between partner unsupportive behaviors and coping among women with breast cancer. Accepted for publication, J Soc Pers Rel : 2002.

Santiago, R, Wu, L, Schultz, D, Harris, E, Fox, K, Glick, J, Solin, L.: Fifteen-year results of breast-conserving surgery and definitive irradiation for stage I and II breast cancer: the University of Pennsylvania experience. Proc ASCO 21 : 39a,2002.

Miller, W., DeMichele, A, Fox, K, Glick, J, Batist, G, Welles, L.: A phase I/II dose escalating trial of liposomal doxorubicin (TLC D-99, Myocet) in combination with paclitaxel (Taxol, T) for patients (pts) wit metastatic breast cancer (MBC). Proc ASCO 21 : 31b,2002.

Moore, HCF, and Fox, K.: Hormonal therapy. Breast Cancer: A multidisciplinary approach. : 161-174,2002.

Fox, K: Ascites. Clinical Practice of Hematology and Oncology : 2002.

Chang, J, Vines, E, Bertsch, H, Fraker, D, Czerniecki, B, Rosato, E, Tomaszewski, J, Conant, E, Orel, S, Schuchter, L, Fox, K, Zieber, N, Glick, J, Solin, L.: The impact Of a multidisciplinary breast cancer clinic on patient management decisions: The University of Pennsylvania experience. Cancer 91 : 1231-1237,2001.

Fox, KR, Ball, J, Mick, R, and Moore, HC.: Preventing chemotherapy-associated amenorrhea (CRA) with leuprolide in young women with early-stage breast cancer. Proc ASCO 20 : 25a,2001.

Ball, J, and Fox, KR.: Age-associated incidence of chemotherapy-related amenorhea (CRA) following adjuvant doxorubicin, cyclophosphamide, and paclitaxel (AC/TAXOL) in early-stage breast cancer. Proc ASCO 20 : 16b,2001.

Academic Contact Info

Division of Hematology Oncology
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
10th Floor, South Pavilion
Office #10-100
3400 Civic Center Boulevard

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-7469
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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