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Kristine Marie Ward, MD

Kristine Marie Ward, MD Physician

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

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

Clinical Expertise:

  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Acute Myelogenous Leukemia
  • Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia
  • Adenocarcinoma of the Head and Neck
  • Adjuvant Chemotherapy
  • Adrenal Neoplasm
  • Adult T-Cell Leukemia
  • Adult T-Cell Lymphoma
  • AIDS Related Malignancies
  • Amyloidosis
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anaplastic Cancer of Thyroid
  • Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma
  • Anemia
  • Anemia and Bone Marrow Disorders
  • Anemia of Chronic Disease
  • Anemia of Pregnancy
  • Anticoagulation
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome
  • Antithrombin Deficiency
  • Aplastic Anemia
  • Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
  • B12 Deficiency Anemia
  • Bile Duct Cancer (Cholangiocarcinoma)
  • Biological Targeted Therapy
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Cancer
  • Blood Clot
  • Blood Clotting Disorders (Blood Coagulation)
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Platelet Disorders
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Bone Marrow Failure Syndromes
  • Bone Sarcoma
  • Bone Tumors
  • Brain Tumors
  • Breast Cancer
  • Burkitt Lymphoma
  • Cancer Chemotherapy
  • Cancer During Pregnancy
  • Cancer Pain
  • Cancer Survivor
  • Carcinoid Tumors
  • Carcinoma In Situ of Breast
  • Carcinoma of Unknown Primary
  • Castleman Disease
  • Catastrophic Antiphospholipid Syndrome
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Chronic Myelocytic Leukemia
  • Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia
  • Clinical Trials
  • CNS Lymphoma
  • Coagulation Disorders
  • Cold Agglutinin Disease
  • Colon Tumors
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Cooley's Anemia
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Cutaneous Lymphoma
  • Deep Thrombophlebitis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Diamond Blackfan Anemia
  • Dyskeratosis Congenita
  • Endocrine Complications of Cancer Therapy
  • Endometrial Cancer
  • Eosinophilic Granuloma
  • Erdheim-Chester Disease
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Essential Thrombocytosis
  • Ewings Sarcoma
  • Factor Eight Disorder
  • Factor Nine Deficiency
  • Factor V Leiden
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Familial Aplastic Anemia
  • Fanconi Anemia
  • Folic Acid Deficiency
  • Follicular Cancer of Thyroid
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GIST)
  • Gestational Trophoblastic Disease
  • Giant Cell Tumor of the Bone
  • Glioblastoma
  • Glioma
  • Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency
  • Graft Versus Host Disease
  • Hairy Cell Leukemia
  • Hand-Foot Syndrome
  • HELLP Syndrome
  • Hematologic Malignancies
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemoglobinopathies
  • Hemolytic Anemia
  • Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
  • Hemophilia
  • Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia
  • Hereditary Cancer Risk
  • Hereditary Spherocytosis
  • Histiocytosis
  • Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
  • Immunotherapy
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer (IBC)
  • Intraocular Lymphoma
  • Iron Deficiency Anemia
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Kaposi Sarcoma
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Large Granular Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Leiomyosarcoma
  • Leukemia
  • Leukocytosis
  • Leukopenia
  • Light Chain Disorders
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lupus Anticoagulant
  • Lymphoma
  • Lymphopenia
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Malignant Neoplasm of the Ureter
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Maternal Anticoagulation
  • Maternal Hematologic Disorders
  • Maternal Thrombophilia
  • Mediastinal Lymphoma
  • Medullary Cancer of Thyroid
  • Melanoma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Mesothelioma
  • Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined Significance
  • Mouth Cancer (Oral Cancer)
  • Mucosa-Associated Lymphoid Tissue Lymphoma
  • Mucosal Melanoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS)
  • Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPN)
  • Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Oropharyngeal Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Papillary Cancer of Thyroid
  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
  • Partial Thromboplastin Time Blood Test
  • Penile Cancer
  • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Pernicious Anemia
  • Petechiae
  • Pituitary Cancer
  • Plasma Cell Dyscrasia
  • POEMS Syndrome
  • Polycythemia
  • Porphyria
  • Postthrombotic Syndrome
  • Primary Myelofibrosis
  • Primary Systemic Amyloidosis
  • Prolymphocytic Leukemia
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Protein C Deficiency
  • Protein S Deficiency
  • Prothrombin Gene Mutation
  • Pure Red Cell Aplasia
  • Purpura
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Recurrent Thrombosis
  • Red Blood Cell Disorders
  • Refractory Anemia With Excess Blasts
  • Rhabdomyosarcoma
  • Sarcoma
  • Secondary Polycythemia
  • Sezary Syndrome
  • Sickle Cell Diseases
  • Sinus Cancer
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Tumor
  • Splenic Sequestration
  • Splenomegaly
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck
  • Stomach Cancer (Gastric Cancer)
  • Sweat Gland Carcinoma
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thalassemias
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Throat Cancer
  • Thrombocytopenia
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombophilia
  • Thrombotic Disorders
  • Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Transformed Lymphoma
  • Transitional Cell Carcinoma
  • Urethral Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vaginal Melanoma
  • Venous-Occlusive Crisis
  • Von Willebrand Disease
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia (WM)
  • White Blood Cell Disorders
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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
  • 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: 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)