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Peter D. Sananman, MD

Peter D. Sananman, MD Physician

Director, Disaster Preparedness
Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

Dr. Sananman is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties


  • Emergency Medicine

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Emergency Medicine, 2004

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health 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: Temple University School of Medicine
Residency: Hahnemann University Hospital


American Academy of Emergency Medicine, National American College of Emergency Physicians, National American Physician Fellowship for Israel - Disaster Physician Registry, International PA-4 Disaster Medical Assistance Team, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Sananman 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.


Selected Publications:

Peter Sananman, MD: "Helping doctors prevent painkiller abuse." Philadelphia Inquirer Letter to the Editor : 2011.

Sananman, PD: Axioms in Emergency Medicine, "Always perform a testicular exam on every male with abdominal pain." Emergency Medicine News XXIV (7): 16,2002.

Jaslow D, Ufberg J, Ukasik J, Sananman P: Routine carbone monoxide screening by emergency medical technicians. Academic Emergency Medicine 8 (3): 288-91,2001.

Academic Contact Info

Penn-Presbyterian Medical Center
Department of Emergency Medicine
51 North 39th Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-9350