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Matthew H. Rusk, MD

Matthew H. Rusk, MD Physician

Professor of Clinical Medicine

Languages spoken:

  • Spanish

Dr. Rusk is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

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 issue from 2011 through 2016

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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
  • 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


Society of General Internal Medicine, National The American College of Physicians, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Rusk 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.


Selected Publications:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rusk M: 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
Fax: (215) 243-4600
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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