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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

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Penn Medicine.

Overall Ratings

Patient Comments

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Geriatric Medicine

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

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

Clinical Expertise:

  • Adverse Drug Reaction
  • Aging and Disability
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • 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
  • Enlarged Prostate BPH (Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia)
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fibromyalgia (Fibrositis)
  • Geriatric Women's Health
  • Heart Failure
  • Home Care
  • House Calls for Seniors
  • 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 - Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)
  • Primary Care - Geriatrics
  • Primary Care - Homebound Elderly
  • Primary Care - Rheumatology
  • Primary Care for Older Adults
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Syncope (Fainting)
  • Temporal Arteritis (Giant Cell Arteritis)
  • Thyroid Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • 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
  • 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: Duke University School of Medicine
Residency: University of Minnesota Hospitals
Fellowship: University of Minnesota and The Wistar Institute
Fellowship: Medical College of Pennsylvania

Memberships

Academy of Home Care Physicians, National Agency for Healthcare Research Quality, National Alzheimer’s Association of the Delaware Valley, Local American College of Physicians, National American Geriatrics Society, National Gerontological Society of America, National Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), National National Board of Medical Examiners, National Philadelphia College of Physicians, Local Veteran's Administration, Local

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

Selected Publications:

Darrah NJ, Hadley DE, Packel L, Kim E, Gibbs VD, Forciea MA, Bradway C. : A Simulation Center Geriatric Teaching Experience in Interprofessional Communication. J Am Geriatr Soc 64 (6): 1355-6,2016.

Qaseem A, Barry MJ, Kansagara D; Clinical Guidelines Committee of the American College of Physicians.: Nonpharmacologic Versus Pharmacologic Treatment of Adult Patients With Major Depressive Disorder: A Clinical Practice Guideline From the American College of Physicians. Annals of Internal Medicine 164 (5): 350-9,2016.

Raja AS, Greenberg JO, Qaseem A, Denberg TD, Fitterman N, Schuur JD; Clinical Guidelines Committee of the American College of Physicians.: Evaluation of Patients With Suspected Acute Pulmonary Embolism: Best Practice Advice From the Clinical Guidelines Committee of the American College of Physicians. Annals of Internal Medicine 163 (9): 701-11,2015.

Sawaya GF, Kulasingam S, Denberg TD, Qaseem A; Clinical Guidelines Committee of American College of Physicians.: Cervical Cancer Screening in Average-Risk Women: Best Practice Advice From the Clinical Guidelines Committee of the American College of Physicians. Annals of Internal Medicine 162 (12): 851-9,2015.

Qaseem A, Mir TP, Starkey M, Denberg TD; Clinical Guidelines Committee of the American College of Physicians.: Risk assessment and prevention of pressure ulcers: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians. Annals of Internal Medicine 162 (5): 359-69,2015.

Qaseem A, Humphrey LL, Forciea MA, Starkey M, Denberg TD; Clinical Guidelines Committee of the American College of Physicians.: Treatment of pressure ulcers: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians. Annals of Internal Medicine 162 (5): 370-9,2015.

Qaseem A, Dallas P, Forciea MA, Starkey M, Denberg TD; Clinical Guidelines Committee of the American College of Physicians.: Dietary and pharmacologic management to prevent recurrent nephrolithiasis in adults: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians. Annals of Internal Medicine 161 (9): 659-67,2014.

Qaseem A, Dallas P, Forciea MA, Starkey M, Denberg TD, Shekelle P; Clinical Guidelines Committee of the American College of Physicians.: Nonsurgical management of urinary incontinence in women: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians. Annals of Internal Medicine 161 (6): 429-40,2014.

Forciea MA.: Geriatric medicine: history of a young specialty. Virtual Mentor 16 (2): 385-9,2014.

O'Donnell Linsey, Carson Lesley, Forciea Mary Ann, Kinosian Bruce, Shea Judy, Yudin Jean, Miller Rachel K.: What students experienced: a narrative analysis of essays written by first-year medical students participating in a geriatrics home visit. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 61 (9): 1592-7,2013.

Academic Contact Info

Ralston-Penn Center
3615 Chestnut St.

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

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