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Peter J. Snyder, MD

Peter J. Snyder, MD Physician

Medical Director, Penn Pituitary Center
Professor of Medicine

Dr. Snyder is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. Peter J. Snyder

Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine's annual Top Docs issue from 2004 - 2008, and 2010 -2016

Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2008, 2010, 2012-13

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2003-2004, 2005-2006, 2007-2008, 2009-2010, 2011-2012, 2013-2014

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Medicine
    • Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism, 1972
  • Internal Medicine, 1972

Clinical Expertise:

  • Male Reproductive Endocrinology
  • Pituitary Gland Disorders

Description of Clinical Expertise

Neuroendocrinology

Dr. Snyder is interested in the diagnosis and treatment of pituitary adenomas and other pituitary and hypothalamic abnormalities, including excessive and deficient pituitary hormone secretion. These conditions include acromegaly, Cushing’s disease, hyperprolactinemia, gonadotroph and other clinically nonfunctioning adenomas, other pituitary and hypothalamic tumors, hypopituitarism, and diabetes insipidus.

Male Reproductive Endocrinology

Dr. Snyder is also interested in the diagnosis and treatment of hypogonadism and infertility in men.

Practice Locations and Appointments

  • Penn Endocrinology

    Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine West Pavilion, 4th Floor 3400 Civic Center Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

  • Penn Pituitary Center

    Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine West Pavilion, 4th Floor 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: Harvard Medical School
Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, National American Society for Clinical Investigation, National Association of American Physicians, National Endocrine Society, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Snyder is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Description of Research Expertise:

The Testosterone Trial

The Testosterone Trial is a multicenter study of seven coordinated trials of the effects of testosterone in elderly men with low testosterone on physical function, vitality, sexual function, cognitive function, anemia, bone and cardiovascular risk. Eight hundred men ≥65 years whose serum testosterone is

Academic Contact Info

Translational Research Center, 12-135
3400 Civic Center Boulevard

Philadelphia, PA 19104-5160
Phone: (215) 898-0208
Fax: (215) 898-5408
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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