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Neha Vapiwala, MD Physician

Advisory Dean, Perelman School of Medicine
Residency Program Director
Senior Editor, OncoLink
Vice Chair of Education
Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Languages spoken:

  • Gujarati

Dr. Vapiwala is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. Neha Vapiwala

Redognized in Philadelphia Magazine's annual Top Docs issue, 2016

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Radiation Oncology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Radiation Oncology, 2007

Clinical Expertise:

  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bone Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Evaluation
  • Cancer Clinical Trials
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Penile Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Radiation Treatment
  • Targeted Molecular Therapy
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Transitional Cell Carcinoma (Urothelial Carcinoma)
  • Urethral Cancer

Description of Clinical Expertise

prostate cancer, bladder cancer, testicular cancer, image-guided radiation therapy, integrative medicine

Practice Locations and Appointments

  • Penn Radiation Oncology

    Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine Concourse Level 3400 Civic Center Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • 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
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Residency: Albert Einstein Medical Center
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American Association for Cancer Research, National American College of Radiology, National American Society for Radiation Oncology, National American Society of Clinical Oncology, National Association of Directors of Radiation Oncology Programs, National Philadelphia Roentgen Ray Society, Local Radiological Society of North America, National Society of Urologic Oncology, International

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Vapiwala 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.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Description of Research Expertise:

breast cancer, prostate cancer, image-guided radiation therapy, biologic agents, radiosensitizers

Academic Contact Info

3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Department of Radiation Oncology
4th Floor, West Pavilion

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-2337
Fax: (215) 349-8975
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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