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Kristine Marie Ward, MD

Kristine Marie Ward, MD Physician

Dr. Ward is employed by Penn Medicine.

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Family Medicine - Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 2012
  • Hematology, 2005
  • Medical Oncology, 2004

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
  • 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
  • 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: Jefferson Medical College
Residency: Lankenau Hospital
Residency: Pennsylvania Hospital
Fellowship: Drexel University

Memberships

American College of Physicians, National American Society of Clinical Oncology, National American Society of Hematology, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Ward is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

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

Research

Selected Publications:

Perimbeti S, Shrivastav R, Stanchina M, Pathak P, Rainone M, Jain M, Ward K, Styler M: Trends in mortality due to hypercalcemia in breast cancer. J Clin Oncol : 2019.

Perimbeti S, Shrivastav R, Jatwani K, Ward K, Styler M, Jain M, Nandi N: Impact of Clostridium difficile infection on gastrointestinal malignancies J Clin Oncol : 2019.

Kyung D, Perimbeti S, Adepoju B, Hanson S, McCormack M, Ward K, Jain M, Styler M: Relationship between underlying causes of HCC and its complications J Clin Oncol : 2019.

Bemis T, Baratam P, Seiders D, Ward K, Styler M: Impact of timing of palliative care team consults in patients with advanced cancer J Clin Oncol : 2019.

Gleeson EM, Feldman R, Mapow BL, Mackovick LT, Ward KM, Morano WF, Rubin RR, Bowne WB.: Appendix-derived Pseudomyxoma Peritonei (PMP): Molecular Profiling Toward Treatment of a Rare Malignancy. Am J Clin Oncol. 41 (8): 777-783,2018.

Perimbeti S, Hou K, Ramanathan S, Woodard A, Kyung D, Wang Q, Crilley P, Ward K and Styler M: The Effect of Health Care Disparities on Complications and Mortality in Sickle Cell Disease Blood : 2018.

Vazquez Martinez M, Correa E, Jeurkar C, Shikdar S, Jain M, Topolsky D, Crilley P, Ward K, Styler M: The prognostic significance of PSA as an indicator of age standardized relative survival: An analysis of the SEER database 2004-2014 J Clin Oncol : 2018.

Schmalz L, Trisel Z, Perimbeti S, Lee W, Topolsky D, Crilley P, Ward K, Styler M: Malignant pleural effusions: Do race, obesity and comorbidities play a role? J Clin Oncol : 2018.

Trisel Z, Perimbeti S, Kyung D, Crilley P, Topolsky D, Styler M, Ward K: Increased hypercalcemia trend J Clin Oncol : 2018.

Correa E, Vazquez Martinez M, Jeurkar C, Shikdar S, Jain M, Topolsky D, Crilley P, Ward K, Styler M: The prognostic significance of combined Gleason scores and PSA values as indicators of age standardized relative five-year survival: An analysis of the SEER database 2004-2014 J Clin Oncol : 2018.

Academic Contact Info

Drexel University
3141 Chestnut St.

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)