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Laurel J/ Glaser, MD, PhD

Laurel J/ Glaser, MD, PhD Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Glaser is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties


  • Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Pathology - Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 2013

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


American Society for Clinical Pathology, National American Society for Microbiology, National College of American Pathologists, National National Patient Safety Foundation, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Glaser is employed by Penn Medicine.

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


Selected Publications:

Laurel Glaser, Peggy Bulley, Kara Eller, Karen Hendricks, Irving Nachamkin: Blood Culture Practice Improvement: Improving the Volume of Blood Obtained for Routine Blood Cultures Diagnostic Error in Medicine 11th Annual International Conference : 2018.

Tiffany Lee, PharmD, Laurel Glaser, MD, PhD, Kevin Alby, PhD: Evaluation of Clinical Outcomes with Fosfomycin for E. coli and non-E. coli Enterobacteriaceae Urinary Tract Infections ID Week : 2018.

Savannah Aepli BS, Laurel Glaser MD, PhD, Cindy M. McGrath MD, Roseann I. Wu MD, MPH: Pap vs. NAAT: Comparing Methods for Detecting Trichomonas Vaginalis as a Quality Improvement Metric American Society of Cytopathology Annual Meeting : 2018.

Nelson ND, Glaser L, Tondon R.: Bugs in inflammatory bowel disease - A questionable therapy Digestive and Liver Disease : 2018.

Rea B, Maisel JR, Glaser L, Alby K.: Identification of Clinically Relevant Mycobacterial Species After Extended Incubation Times in the BACTEC MGIT System American Journal of Clinical Pathology : 2018.

Rea B, Hawkins J, Min H, Maniglia R, Talati N, Glaser L: Corynebacterium propinquum endocarditis: a confounding presentation of a rare entity Cardiovascular Pathology 28 : 71,2017.

Qiuping Ma, Kevin Alby and Laurel Glaser: Evaluating The Utility Of The Fungal Stain In The Microbiology Lab American Society for Clinical Pathology Annual Meeting : 2017.

Murata K, Glaser L, Nardiello M, Ramanathan LV, Carlow DC.: Data from the analytical performance of the Abaxis Piccolo Xpress point of care analyzer in whole blood, serum, and plasma. Data Brief 16 : 81-89,2017.

Stephanie Mitchell and Laurel Glaser: Strongyloides Infection Case Study American Society for Clinical Pathology LabQ : 2017.

Laurel Glaser, Julia Was, and Erin H. Graf: Multi-Locus Amplification Followed by Next Generation Sequencing and Metagenomic Analysis Dramatically Improves Diagnostic Yield over Sanger-Based Pan-Bacterial Sequencing in Formalin Fixed Paraffin Embedded Tissues Microbe 2017 : 2017.

Academic Contact Info

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
4 Gates Building

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-3457
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)