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Philip R. Gehrman, PhD, CBSM

Philip R. Gehrman, PhD, CBSM Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology in Psychiatry at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Gehrman is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties


  • Sleep Medicine

Programs & Centers:

Clinical Expertise:

  • Sleep Disorders

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

Residency: Durham VA Medical Center
Graduate School: University of California, San Diego
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


., Local American Academy of Sleep Medicine, National American Telemedicine Association, National European Sleep Research Society, International Insomnia Genetics Consortium, International Sleep Research Society, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Gehrman is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

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


Selected Publications:

Mullington JM, Abbott SM, Carroll JE, Dijk DJ, Dinges DF, Gehrman PR, Ginsburg GS, Gozal D, Haack M, Lim DC, Macrea M, Pack AI, Plante DT, Teske JA, Zee PC: Developing biomarker arrays predicting sleep and circadian-coupled risks to health. Sleep 39 (4): 727-736,2016.

Pack AI, Keenan BT, Byrne EM, Gehrman PR: Genetic and genomic basis of sleep disorders in humans. Principles and Practice of Sleep Medicine, 5th Edition : 322-339,2016.

Sengupta A, Weljie AM, Harders E, Pack A, Gehrman P.: Sleepless nights: insights of insomnia using NMR. Annual Meeting of the National Magnetic Resonance Society of India : 2016.

Amin N, Allebrandt KV, Müller-Myhsok B, Hek K, Teder-Laving M, Hayward C, Esko T, van Mill JG, Mbarek H, Watson NF, Melville SA, Greco FD, Byrne EM, Kolcic I, Chen T, Evans DS, Coresh J, Vogelzangs N, Willemsen G, Gharib SA, Zgaga L, Mihailov E, Stone KL, Campbell H, Demirkan A, Isaacs A, Dogas Z, Marciante KD, Campbell S, Borovecki F, Luik AI, Li M, Hottenga JJ, Huffman JE, Cummings SR, Aulchenko YA, Gehrman PR, Uitterlinden AG, Wichmann E, Hofman A, Linda K, Oostra BA, Wright AF, Vink JM, Wilson JF, Pra: Genetic variants in RBFOX3 are associated with sleep latency European Journal of Human Genetics 24 (10): 1488-1495,2016.

Winslow BD, Chadderdon GL, Dechmerowski SJ, Jones DL, Kalkstein S, Greene JL, Gehrman P.: Development and Clinical Evaluation of a mHealth Application for Stress Management. Frontiers in Psychiatry 7 : 130,2016.

Gregory AM, Parsons MJ, Barclay NL, Gehrman P, O’Leary RE: Genetic research on sleep, sleep disturbances and associated difficulties Behavioural Genetics for Education : 185-204,2016.

Garland SN, Roscoe JA, Heckler CE, Barilla H, Gehrman P, Findley JF, Peoples AR, Morrow GR, Kamen C, Perlis ML: Effects of armodafinil and cognitive behavior therapy for insomnia on sleep continuity and daytime sleepiness in cancer survivors Sleep Medicine 20 : 18-24,2016.

Kuhn E, Weiss BJ, Taylor KL, Hoffman JE, Ramsey KM, Manber R, Gehrman P, Crowley JJ, Ruzek JI, & Trockel M: CBT-I Coach: A description and clinician perceptions of a mobile app for cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine 12 (4): 597-606,2016.

Colvonen PJ, Straus L, Norman SB, Gehrman P.: Feasibility of integrated CBT-I and prolonged exposure in Veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder and insomnia Sleep, Denver, CO : 2016.

Garland SN, Gehrman P, Barg F, Xie SX, Mao JJ: Choosing Options for Insomnia in Cancer Effectively (CHOICE): Design of a patient centered comparative effectiveness trial of acupuncture and cognitive behavior therapy for insomnia. Contemporary Clinical Trials 47 : 349-355,2016.

Academic Contact Info

Department of Psychiatry
University of Pennsylvania
3535 Market Street, Suite 670

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 746-3578
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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