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Mark H. Schutta, MD

Mark H. Schutta, MD Physician

Medical Director, Penn Rodebaugh Diabetes Center
G. Clayton Kyle Associate Professor in Diabetes

Dr. Schutta is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. Mark H. Schutta

Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2012-14

Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine's annual Top Docs issue, 2002, and 2013 - 2016

Clinical Specialties


  • Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism, 2002

Clinical Expertise:

  • Hypoglycemia

Description of Clinical Expertise

Dr. Schutta specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of diabetes and hypoglycemia disorders. Dr. Schutta predominantly cares for patients with pre-diabetes, type 1 and type 2 diabetes as well as post-transplantation diabetes. He has a particular interest in diabetes prevention and in-patient management of diabetes and hyperglycemia. Dr. Schutta presently serves as Medical Director of the Penn Rodebaugh Diabetes Center.

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • 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
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • 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

Education and Training

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


American Diabetes Association, National The Endocrine Society, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Schutta is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

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


Description of Research Expertise:

Dr. Schutta is involved in several research areas including the effects of bariatric surgery on diabetes remission and the association between coronary calcification and cardiovascular risk in type 2 diabetic patients.

Selected Publications:

Martin SS., Qasim AN., Mehta NN., Wolfe M., Terembula K., Schwartz S., Iqbal N., Schutta M., Bagheri R., Reilly MP.: Apolipoprotein B but not LDL cholesterol is associated with coronary artery calcification in type 2 diabetic whites Diabetes 58 : 1887-1892,2009.

Schutta MH.: Diabetes and Hypertension Journal of Cardiometabolic Syndrome : 124-130,2007.

Rickels MR., Schutta MH., Mueller R., Kapoor S., Markmann JF., Naji A., Teff KL.: Glycemic Thresholds for Activation of Counterregulatory Hormone and Symptom Responses in Islet Transplant Recipients J Clin Endocrinol Metab : 2006.

Cardillo S., Schutta MH.: Repaglinide Induced Hypoglycemia in a Patient with Cystic Fibrosis-Related Diabetes Mellitus Endo Trends 13 (4): 6-7,2006.

Rickels MR., Schutta MH., Markmann JF., Barker CF., Naji A., Teff KL.: Beta-cell function following human islet transplantation for type 1 diabetes Diabetes 54 (1): 100-6,2005.

Rickels MR., Schutta MH., Markmann JF., Barker CF., Naji A., Teff KL.: Beta-Cell Function Following Human Islet Transplantation for Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus: Preliminary Results Oral presentation at the American Diabetes Association Meeting : 2007.

Reilly MP., Iqbal N., Schutta M., Wolfe ML., Scally M., Localio AR., Rader DJ., Kimmel SE.: Plasma leptin levels are associated with coronary atherosclerosis in type 2 diabetes J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89 (8): 3872-8,2004.

Academic Contact Info

Penn Rodebaugh Diabetes Center
4th Floor, Penn Tower
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
Phone: (215) 662-2468
Fax: (215) 349-8529
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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