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Oana Tomescu, MD, PhD

Oana Tomescu, MD, PhD Physician

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Dr. Tomescu is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

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Clinical Specialties


  • Internal Medicine

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Adolescent Medicine, 2010
  • Internal Medicine, 2007

Description of Clinical Expertise

1. Adolescent & Young Adult Health
2. Adolescents & Young Adults with Special Health Care Needs
3. Mind-Body Medicine
4. Dysautonomia Syndromes

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
Fellowship: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia


Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine (APDIM), National Member, Society of Adolescent Health and Medicine, National Member, Society of General Internal Medicine, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Tomescu 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.


Description of Research Expertise:

1. Physician Burnout and Recovery: Interventions for Physician Wellbeing

Selected Publications:

Tomescu O.: An Evaluation of a Pilot Resilience and Mindfulness Training Curriculum for Internal Medicine Interns AAIM Skills Development Conference, October 2016 Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center National Harbor, MD : 2016.

Peter, NG, Feit KE, Sonis J, Tomescu O, Pletcher JR.: Transitioning from Pediatric to Adult Care. Reaching Teens: Strength-Based Communication Strategies to Build Resilience and Support Healthy Adolescent Development. : 523-30,2014.

Tomescu O.: Healer, Heal Thyself: Self-Care for the Caregiver. Reaching Teens: Strength-Based Communication Strategies to Build Resilience and Support Healthy Adolescent Development. : 581-92,2014.

Wallis, EM, Tomescu, O, Schwartz, LA, Salek, E, Trachtenburg, S, Stollon, N, and N Peter.: "Transitioning Children with Chronic Illness to Adult Healthcare: Practices of Pediatric Clinicians." 14th Chronic Illness and Disability Conference Research Symposium; 2013; Houston, TX. : 2013.

Tomescu O, Ginsburg KR: Interviewing the Adolescent: Strategies that Promote Communication and Foster Resiliency Pediatrics and Adolescent Gynecology, 6th edition : 21-28,2012.

Oana Tomescu: Healer, Heal Thyself: Self-Care for the Caregiver Reaching Teens: Wisdom from Adolescent Medicine, American Academy of Pediatrics, DVD Textbook. : 2012.

Tomescu O, Kinsman S: Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Netter's Pediatrics : 526-27,2011.

Tomescu O, Peter NG: Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Pediatric Practice: Infectious Disease : 420-30,2009.

Libura J, Drukala J, Majka M, Tomescu O, Navenot JM, Kucia M, Marquez L, Peiper SC, Barr FG, Janowska-Wieczorek A, Ratajczak MZ: CXCR4-SDF-1 signaling is active in rhabdomyosarcoma cells and regulates locomotion, chemotaxis, and adhesion Blood 100 (7): 2597-2606,2007.

Tomescu O, Ginsburg KG: The Adolescent Encounter; An Interactive Learning Resource for Healthcare Communication : 2005; 2012 revision in progress.

Academic Contact Info

Edward S. Cooper Practice of General Internal Medicine
3701 Market Street, Suite 640

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-2250
Fax: (215)615-3995
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)