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Margaret J. Baylson, MD, MPH

Margaret J. Baylson, MD, MPH Physician

Acting Chief of Family Medicine, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center Residency Program Director Assistant Professor of Clinical Family Medicine and Community Health

Languages spoken:

  • Spanish

Dr. Baylson is employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. Margaret J. Baylson

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2015 - 2018

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

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Overall Ratings

Clinical Specialties


  • Family Medicine

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Family Medicine, 2008

Description of Clinical Expertise

Family Medicine (comprehensive primary care)
Reproductive Health
Long-acting reversible contraception
Prenatal Care
Management of Miscarriage
Endometrial biopsy
Intrauterine Devices

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
  • Vetrans Choice Program (6/2018 Not Active)

Education and Training

Medical School: Jefferson Medical College
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


American Academy of Family Physicians, National American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology, National Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors, National Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians, Assembly of Residency Directors and Department Chairs, Local

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Baylson is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: On the medical staff, but does not have privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Selected Publications:

Rich CA, Noronha C, Baylson MJ, Cronholm PF, Shalaby M.: Internal Medicine Primary Care Training: Time to Change. Academic Internal Medicine Insight 15 (1): 11,2017.

Baylson, M; Gemechisa, G.: HPV and Cervical Disease. STFM and AFMRD Family Medicine Residency Curriculum Resource. : 2016.

Wilson, S; Tan, G; Baylson M; Schreiber, C: Controversies in family planning: How to manage a fractured IUD Contraception 88 (5): 599-603,2013.

Bennett IM, Baylson M, Kalkstein K, Gillespie G, Bellamy SL, Fleischman J: Early abortion in family medicine: clinical outcomes Annal Fam Med 7 (6): 527-33,2009.

Baylson, ME: Paradigm shift: moving toward access in every office American Journal of Public Health. 99 (6): 967-8,2009.

Johnson, ME: Kudos on abstinence-only edit Philadelphia Daily News : 2009.

Bennett, IM; Johnson, ME; Wu, JP; Kalkstein, K; Wolff, E; Bellamy, S; Fleischman; J: A family medicine training collaborative in early abortion. Innovations in Family Medicine Education 39 (3): 164-66,2007.

Bennett, CL; Price, DK; Kim, S; Liu, D; Jovanovic, BD; Nathan, D; Johnson, ME; Montgomery, JS; Cude, K; Brockbank, JC; Sartor, O; Figg, WD: Racial variation in CAG repeat lengths within the androgen receptor gene among prostate cancer patients of lower socioeconomic status.[see comment]. Journal of Clinical Oncology 20 (17): 3599-604,2002.

Cude, KJ; Montgomery, JS; Price, DK; Dixon, SC; Kincaid, RL; Kovacs, KF; Venzon, DJ; Liewehr, DJ; Johnson, ME; Reed, E; Figg, WD: The role of an androgen receptor polymorphism in the clinical outcome of patients with metastatic prostate cancer. Urologia Internationalis 68 (1): 16-23,2002.

Academic Contact Info

Penn Family Care at
Penn Medicine University City, 9th Floor
3737 Market Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-8777
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)