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Mary Ann Forciea, MD

Mary Ann Forciea, MD Physician

Medical Director, In-Home Program
Clinical Professor of Medicine

Dr. Forciea is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. Mary Ann Forciea

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2005-2006, 2007-2008

Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine's 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 Top Docs issue

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Medicine
    • Geriatric Medicine

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism, 1983
  • Geriatric Medicine, 1988
  • Internal Medicine, 1978

Clinical Expertise:

  • Adverse Drug Reaction
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (Hypertrophy)
  • Breast Exam
  • Cardiac Risk Reduction
  • Caregiver Counseling
  • Cholesterol and Lipid Disorders
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Chronic Pain
  • Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
  • Constipation
  • Dementia
  • Dementia Evaluation
  • Diabetic Care
  • Disability - Aging
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fibromyalgia (Fibrositis)
  • Geriatric Women's Health
  • Heart Failure
  • Home Care
  • House Calls - Patients 55 and Older
  • Hypertension
  • Immunizations
  • Impotence
  • LGBT Health
  • Medical Ethics
  • Memory Disorders
  • Metabolic Bone Disease
  • Minority Populations
  • Non-Traditional Families
  • Osteoarthritis (OA)
  • Paget's Disease
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Pressure Ulcers
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Primary Care - Adult Gynecology
  • Primary Care - Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)
  • Primary Care - Geriatrics
  • Primary Care - Homebound Elderly
  • Primary Care - Rheumatology
  • Primary Care Over Age 70
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Arteritis (Giant Cell Arteritis)
  • Thyroid Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Incontinence in Women
  • Vascular Disease
  • Weight Management
  • Wound Complications

Description of Clinical Expertise

Office management of the frail elderly patient
Home care management of the frail elderly patient

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • 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
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Duke University School of Medicine
Residency: University of Minnesota Hospitals
Fellowship: University of Minnesota and The Wistar Institute
Fellowship: Medical College of Pennsylvania

Memberships

Agency for Healthcare Research Quality, National American College of Physicians, National American Geriatrics Society, National Dept of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration. Advisory Committee on Interdisciplinary, Community-Based Linkages, National Gerontological Society of America, National National Board of Medical Examiners, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Forciea is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

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.

Research

Description of Research Expertise:

Cost effective care in homebound elderly populations
Narrative analysis of medical student encounters in home care

Academic Contact Info

Ralston-Penn Center
3615 Chestnut St.

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-2746
Fax: (215) 349-5648
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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