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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.

About Dr. Mona Al Mukaddam

Recognized in Philadelphia magazine's May 2019 Top Docs issue

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Clinical Specialties


  • Diabetes
  • Endocrinology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

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

Clinical Expertise:

  • Calcium Metabolism
  • Diabetes Education
  • Ectopic Hyperparathyroidism
  • Endocrine Complications of Transplantation
  • Endocrine Disorders
  • Familial Hyperparathyroidism
  • Familial Hypocalciuric Hypercalcemia
  • Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP)
  • Fracture Liaison
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hypocalcemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypophosphatemia
  • Insulin Pump
  • McCune-Albright Syndrome
  • Metabolic Bone Diseases
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia
  • Osteomalacia
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Parathyroid Adenoma
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Parathyroid Disease
  • Parathyroid Hyperplasia
  • Parathyroid Mass
  • Pseudohypoparathyroidism
  • Radioactive Iodine (Radioiodine) Therapy
  • Rickets
  • Stress Fractures
  • Testosterone Replacement Therapy
  • Thalassemias
  • Thyroid Nodule Biopsy
  • Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound Guided Thyroid Biopsy
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
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Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • Amerihealth Caritas Medicare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • eLAP Services
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Homestead Smart Health Plans
  • 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
  • Oscar Health Plan of PA
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Provider Partners Health Plan
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Veterans Choice Program

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


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.


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:

Jessica Berman, Christie Gloria Turin, Michelle Walker, Robert Wilson, Karen Rosenspire, Ciera Mangone, Ravi Amaravadi, Mona Al Mukaddam: Ga-DOTATATE and Tumor Induced Osteomalacia: Finding the Culprit Lesion Endo Society Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA : 2020.

Mona Al Mukaddam, Robert J. Pignolo, Geneviève Baujat, Matthew A. Brown, Carmen De Cunto, Maja Di Rocco, Edward C. Hsiao, Richard Keen, Kim-Hanh Le Quan Sang, Andrew Strahs, Rose Marino, Frederick S. Kaplan: A Natural History Study of Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP): 12-Month Outcomes Endo Society Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA : 2020.

Mona Al Mukaddam, Farzana Malik, Jonas Lundkvist on behalf of the FOP Burden of Illness Survey Team: Understanding the Global Burden of Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva: Methodology for an International Cross-Sectional Online Survey 2019 IFOPA Drug Development Forum, Orlando, Florida : 2019.

Robert J. Pignolo, Geneviève Baujat, Matthew A. Brown, Carmen De Cunto, Maja Di Rocco, Edward C. Hsiao, Richard Keen, Mona Al Mukaddam, Kim Hanh Le Quan Sang, Rose Marino, Frederick S. Kaplan: A Natural History Study of Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP): 1-Year Outcome Results 2019 IFOPA Drug Development Forum, Orlando, Florida : 2019.

Mona Al Mukaddam, Staci Kallish, Anna Raper, Stephanie Asher, Amna Khan: Heterozygous Mutation in WNT1 gene in Brothers with Early- Onset Osteoporosis American Society of Bone and Mineral Research Meeting, Montreal, Canada : 2019.

Frederick S. Kaplan, Edward C. Hsiao, Geneviève Baujat, Carmen De Cunto, Maja Di Rocco, Matthew A. Brown, Mona M. Al Mukaddam, Richard Keen, Donna R. Grogan, and Robert J. Pignolo: Palovarotene Inhibits the Development of New Heterotopic Ossification in Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva Oral presentation at the 9th International Conference on Children's Bone Health, Salzburg, Austria : 2019.

Hsiao EC, Di Rocco M, Cali A, Zasloff M, Al Mukaddam M, Pignolo RJ, Grunwald Z, Netelenbos C, Keen R, Baujat G, Brown MA, Cho TJ, De Cunto C, Delai P, Haga N, Morhart R, Scott C, Zhang K, Diecidue RJ, Friedman CS, Kaplan FS, Eekhoff EMW.: Special Considerations for Clinical Trials in Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP) British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology 85 (6): 1199-1207,2019.

Pignolo RJ, Baujat G, Brown MA, De Cunto C, Di Rocco M, Hsiao EC, Keen R, Al Mukaddam M, Sang KLQ, Wilson A, White B, Grogan DR, Kaplan FS: Natural History of Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva: Cross-sectional Analysis of Annotated Baseline Phenotypes Orphanet J Rare Dis 14 (1): 98,2019.

Kaplan FS, Al Mukaddam M, Baujat G, Brown M, Cali A, Cho T-J, Crowe C, De Cunto C, Delai P, Diecidue R, Di Rocco M, Eekhoff EMW, Friedman C, Grunwald Z, Haga N, Hsiao E, Keen R, Kitterman J, Levy C, Morhart R, Netelenbos C, Scott C, Shore EM, Zasloff M, Zhang K, Pignolo RJ: The Medical Management of Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva:Current Treatment Considerations Proc Intl Clin Council : 1-111,2019.

Dhaliwal R, Foster NC, Boyle C, Al Mukaddam M, Weinstock RS, Rickels MR, Shah VN, DiMeglio LA: Determinants of fracture in adults with type 1 diabetes in the USA: Results from the T1D Exchange Clinic Registry J Diabetes Complications 32 (11): 1006-1011,2018.

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)