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Nora Sandorfi, MD

Nora Sandorfi, MD Physician

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine

Languages spoken:

  • Hungarian

Dr. Sandorfi is employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. Nora Sandorfi

Recognized by America's Top Doctors 2015 - 2017

Recognized in Philadelphia magazine's annual Top Docs issues, 2013 to 2018

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.

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

Clinical Specialties


  • Rheumatology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Rheumatology, 2001

Clinical Expertise:

  • Dry Mouth (Xerostomia)
  • Gout
  • Metabolic Bone Disease
  • Osteoporosis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Sjogren’s Syndrome

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)
  • 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 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: Semmelweis Oorvostudomanyi Egyetem
Residency: ORFI
Residency: Allegheny/Graduate Hospital
Fellowship: Hahnemann University Hospital
Fellowship: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


American College of Rheumatology, National EUSTAR, International Philadelphia Rheumatism Society, Local Scleroderma Foundation Delaware Valley Chapter, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Sandorfi 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:

Carsons SE Vivino FB, Parke A, Carteron N, Sankar V, Brasington R, Brennan MT, Ehlers W, Fox, R, Scofield, H, Hammitt CM, Birnbaum J, Kassan S, Mandal S: Treatment Guidelines for Rheumatologic Manifestations of Sjögren's: Use of Biologics, Management of Fatigue and Inflammatory Musculoskeletal Pain Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). : 10.1002,2016.

Mecoli C, Purohit S, Sandorfi N, Derk CT.: Mortality, Recurrence, and Hospital Course of Patients with Systemic Sclerosis-related Acute Intestinal Pseudo-obstruction J Rheumatol : 41(10):2049-54.,2014 .

Saketkoo LA, Mittoo S, Huscher D, Khanna D, Dellaripa PF, Distler O, Flaherty KR, Frankel S, Oddis CV, Denton CP, Fischer A, Kowal-Bielecka OM, LeSage D, Merkel PA, Phillips K, Pittrow D, Swigris J, Antoniou K, Baughman RP, Castelino FV, Christmann RB, Christopher-Stine L, Collard HR, Cottin V, Danoff S, Highland KB, Hummers L, Shah AA, Kim DS, Lynch DA, Miller FW, Proudman SM, Richeldi L, Ryu JH, Sandorfi N, Sarver C, Wells AU, Strand V, Matteson EL, Brown KK, Seibold JR; CTD-ILD Special Interest Group: Connective tissue disease related interstitial lung diseases and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: provisional core sets of domains and instruments for use in clinical trials Thorax 69 (5): 428-36,2014 .

Saketkoo LA, Mittoo S, Frankel S, LeSage D, Sarver C, Phillips K, Strand V, Matteson EL; OMERACT Connective Tissue Disease–Interstitial Lung Diseases Working Group; OMERACT Connective Tissue Disease-Interstitial Lung Diseases Working Group: Reconciling healthcare professional and patient perspectives in the development of disease activity and response criteria in connective tissue disease-related interstitial lung diseases J Rheumatol. 41 (4): 792-8,2014 .

Sandorfi, N: Arthritis and cold weather CMG Health Net : 2014 .

Fong ZV, Wong J, Maley W, Sandorfi N, Sauter P, Yeo C, Lavu H, Sarcoid-Reaction Mimicking Metastatic Malignant Hepatopancreatobiliary Tumors: Report of Two Cases and Review of the Literature: Sarcoid-Reaction Mimicking Metastatic Malignant Hepatopancreatobiliary Tumors: Report of Two Cases and Review of the Literature Journal of Gastrointestinal Cancer J Gastrointest Surg. : Volume 16, Issue 6, pp 1245–1250,2012.

Velasco G, Savarese V, Sandorfi N, Jiminez SA, Jabbour S: 46, XX SRY-positive male syndrome presenting with primary hypogonadism in the setting of scleroderma Endocr Pract. 17 (1): 95-8,2011.

Shenin SW, Naik M, Sandorfi N: Primary Amyloidosis Causing Diffuse Alveolar Hemorrhage with Positive Antineutrophilic Cytoplasmic Antibody; Case Report and Review of Literature Journal of Clinical Rheumatology 16 (4): 175-7,2010.

Sandorfi, N: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Your Health Matters Rowan University Radio : 2010.

Schulz SW, O'Brien M, Maqsood M, Sandorfi N, Del Galdo F, Jimenez SA: Improvement of Severe Systemic Sclerosis (SSc)-associated gastric antral vascular ectasia (GAVE) following immunosuppressive treatment with intravenous cyclophosphamide Journal of Rheumatology 36 (8): 1653-6,2009.

Academic Contact Info

3400 Spruce Street, 5 White Building
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)