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Paul Lu, MD

Paul Lu, MD Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Dr. Lu is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Internal Medicine

Programs & Centers:

Description of Clinical Expertise

Outpatient medicine, LGBTQ health, HIV medicine, HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis

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: Albert Einstein Bronx
Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Memberships

American College of Physicians (ACP), National Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH), International HIV Education And Rapid Testing (HEART), Adolescent AIDS Program, Montefiore Medical Center, Local Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM), National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Lu 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:

Global health, HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis, medical education

Selected Publications:

Elizabeth Park, Lee Shearer: Care Management: A Solution for High-Risk Patients? Resilience and Grit: Pursuing Organizational Change and Preventing Burnout in GIM. Society of General Internal Medicine National Conference, Washington, DC. : 2017.

Lu PM, Shearer LS: Educating the Primary Care Clinician on Preexposure Prophylaxis for Human Immunodeficiency Virus: A Teachable Moment. JAMA Intern Med. 176 (7): 890-1.,2016.

Lu PM: Prepping the Internist for PrEP. Generalists Engaged in Population Health: Improving Outcomes and Equity through Research, Education and Patient Care. Society of General Internal Medicine National Conference, Hollywood, FL. : 2016.

Lu PM, Otto M, Meltzer E: A Preventable Case of Fentanyl Overdose with I-STOP. Outcomes Based Education and High Value Care: Challenges for Medical Educators in the 21st Century, Society of General Internal Medicine Mid-Atlantic Conference, New York, NY : 2014.

Gottlieb Geoffrey S, Smith Robert A, Dia Badiane Ndeye Mery, Ba Selly, Hawes Stephen E, Toure Macoumba, Starling Alison K, Traore Fatou, Sall Fatima, Cherne Stephen L, Stern Joshua, Wong Kim G, Lu Paul, Kim Moon, Raugi Dana N, Lam Airin, Mullins James I: HIV-2 integrase variation in integrase inhibitor-naïve adults in Senegal, West Africa. PloS ONE 6 (7): e22204.,2011.

Lu P, Kim S: Collateral Vasodilatation towards Improved Clinical Outcomes for Ischemic Stroke. University of Washington Undergraduate Research Symposium, University of Washington, Seattle, WA : 2009.

Lu P, Kim M, Smith R: Genetic Analysis of Drug-Resistant HIV-2 Isolates from Senegal, West Africa. University of Washington Undergraduate Research Symposium, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. : 2009.

Lu P, Kim M: HIV-2 Antiretroviral Drug Resistance Genotyping in a Senegalese Cohort. University of Washington Undergraduate Research Symposium, University of Washington, Seattle, WA : 2008.

Academic Contact Info

3701 Market Street, Suite 640
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-2250
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)