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Matthew H. Rusk, MD

Matthew H. Rusk, MD Physician

Professor of Clinical Medicine

Languages spoken:

  • Spanish

Dr. Rusk is employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. Matthew H. Rusk

Received the Penn Medicine Award of Excellence, 2006

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2007-2008, 2009-2010, 2011-2012, 2013-2014

Recognized in Philadelphia magazine's annual Top Docs issues from 2011 through 2017

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


  • Internal Medicine

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Internal Medicine, 1996

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
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • 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: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


Pennsylvania Medical Society, Local Society of General Internal Medicine, National The American College of Physicians, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Rusk 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.


Selected Publications:

Coma and Altered Mental Status In: Office Emergencies : 2002.

Rusk: Young Woman With Marked Lower Extremity Obesity Consultant 41 (4): 613-616,2001.

Approach to Painful Knees In: Women’s Health Care-Clinical Vignettes : 195-199,2000.

Ways to Stop Bleeding: Management of Common Injuries at home Seeking Solutions with Suzanne: CNN Broadcast News : 2000.

Kim S, Rusk M: Erysipeloid sporotrichosis in a woman with Cushing’s disease Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 40 (2 pt 1): 272-274,1999.

Review of Current Cardiac Studies The Journal of Coronary Artery Disease Debates and Reviews 7 : 8-12,1999.

Rusk: The New Vaccine for Lyme Disease Hospital Practice 34 (8): 37-39,1999.

Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease in the Elderly. A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis Society of General Interal Medicine : 1998.

Weight Loss In: Ambulatory Care for the Adult : 113-118,1998.

Academic Contact Info

PENN Center for Primary Care
PENN Presbyterian Medical Center
Medical Arts Building, Suite 102
39th & Market Streets

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-9990
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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Alternate Providers Accepting New Patients

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