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Mona Al Mukaddam, MD, MS

Mona Al Mukaddam, MD, MS Physician

Director, Penn Bone Center Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Dr. Al Mukaddam is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism, 2012
  • Internal Medicine, 2010

Clinical Expertise:

  • Bone Scan
  • Calcium and Bone Disorders
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Osteomalacia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Paget's Disease
  • Parathyroid Disorders

Description of Clinical Expertise

Metabolic bone and calcium disorders including osteoporosis, Paget's disease, hypo- and hyper-parathyroidism as well as bone diseases related to transplant, medications (example aromatase inhibitors and glucocorticoids) and iron overload.
Rare bone disease including Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva and hypophosphatasia.

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: American University in Beirut
Residency: American University of Beirut Medical Center
Residency: University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American Society of Bone and Mineral Research, National International Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva Association , International International Society of Clinical Densitometry , International Penn Center for the Female Athlete, Local Philadelphia Endocrine Society, Local The Endocrine Society, National The International Clinical Council on Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva, International

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Al Mukaddam 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.

Research

Description of Research Expertise:

Clinical research in Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva.
Evaluation of osteoporosis and the effects of treatment/diseases on "bone quality" using high resolution imaging of bone (uMRI).

Selected Publications:

Kaplan FS, Zeitlin L, Dunn SP, Benor S, Hagin D, Al Mukaddam M, Pignolo RJ: Acute and Chronic Rapamycin Use in Patients with Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva: A Report of Two Cases Bone : 2017.

Gupta RR, Delai PLR, Glaser DL, Rocke DM, Al Mukaddam M, Pignolo RJ, Kaplan FS: Prevalence and risk factors for kidney stones in fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva Bone : 2017.

Ruban Dhaliwal, Claire Boyle, Mona Al Mukaddam, Ruth S. Weinstock, Michael R. Rickels, Viral N. Shah, Linda A. DiMeglio: Fractures in Adults with Type 1 Diabetes: Results from the T1D Exchange Clinic Registry American Society of Bone and Mineral Research Meeting, Denver, CO : 2017.

Frederick S. Kaplan, Edward C. Hsiao, Geneviève Baujat, Matthew A. Brown, Carmen De Cunto, Maja Di Rocco, Richard Keen, Mona Al Mukaddam, Donna R. Grogan, and Robert J. Pignolo: Assessment Tools of Physical and Functional Disability in Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP) American Society of Bone and Mineral Research Meeting, Denver, CO : 2017.

Rahul Agarwal, Lee Goldberg, Mona Al Mukaddam: Hypoparathyroidism Presenting as Acute Cardiomyopathy American Society of Bone and Mineral Research Meeting, Denver, CO : 2017.

Frederick S. Kaplan, Edward C. Hsiao, Geneviève Baujat, Matthew A. Brown, Carmen De Cunto, Maja Di Rocco, Richard Keen, Mona Al Mukaddam, Donna R. Grogan, and Robert J. Pignolo: Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP) Progression as Assessed by Two Measures of Functional and Physical Disability International Skeletal Dysplasia Society Meeting, Bruges, Belgium : 2017.

Viral Shah, Mengdi Wu, Ruban Dhaliwal, Mona Al Mukaddam: Severe Hypoglycemia is Associated with Increased Frequency of Falls in Individuals with Type 1 Diabetes American Society of Bone and Mineral Research Meeting, Denver, CO : 2017.

Kaplan FS, Al Mukaddam M, Pignolo RJ: Acute unilateral hip pain in fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (FOP) Bone : 2017.

Al Mukaddam M, Rajapakse CS, Pignolo RJ, Kaplan FS, Smith SE: Imaging assessment of fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva: Qualitative, quantitative and questionable Bone : 2017.

Frederick S. Kaplan, Edward C. Hsiao, Genevieve Baujat, Matthew A. Brown, Carmen De Cunto, Maja Di Rocco, Richard Keen, Mona Al Mukaddam, Donna R. Grogan, and Robert J. Pignolo: Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva: baseline characteristics of 101 subjects participating in a global, longitudinal, natural history study 8th International Conference on Children’s Bone Health, Würzburg, Germany : 2017.

Academic Contact Info

3rd floor Penn Medicine University City
3737 Market Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-9905
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)