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Renee Marie Betancourt, MD

Renee Marie Betancourt, MD Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Family Medicine and Community Health

Dr. Betancourt is employed by Penn Medicine.

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

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Clinical Specialties


  • Family Medicine

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Family Medicine, 2015

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: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Residency: San Francisco General Hospital


American Academy of Family Practitioners, National Community Oriented Primary Care, San Francisco General Hospital, National Hospitalito Atitlán, Santiago Atitlán, Guatemala , International Pennsylvania Association of Family Practitioners, Local Samaritans of Boston Suicide Prevention Hotline, National Society for Teachers in Family Medicine, National Stay Safe Crew, Sayre High School, Local

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Betancourt 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.


Selected Publications:

Bream, K, DeMarco, M, Betancourt: Understanding the Need for Integrated Behavioral Health Presentation at the Society for Teachers in Family Medicine national conference on Medical Student Education. Presented March 11, 2017. : 2017.

Betancourt, RM, Morales, I, Pollock, L, Coffa, D, Saba, G, Mooney: From Crowd-sourcing to Curricular Change: evaluation of residents' use of a crowd-sourcing platform in residency program curriculum decision-making. Poster presented at University of California San Francisco Inter-school Research and Scholarly Activity Festival, San Francisco, CA : 2015.

Pollock, L, Betancourt, R, Morales, I, Stafford: Revamping a didactic curriculum: responding to resident feedback Abstract presented at University of California San Francisco Family and Community Medicine Annual Rodnick Colloquium, San Francisco, CA : 2015.

Betancourt, R, Morales, I, Pollock, L, Saba, G, Coffa: Crowdsourcing curricular change Oral presentation at University of California San Francisco Family and Community Medicine Annual Rodnick Colloquium, San Francisco, CA : 2015.

"Learning to Make Mistakes." San Francisco Medicine/Print Magazine. Original contribution. 86 (7): 2013.

"The Brutal Truth." The New Yorker/Print Magazine, Letter to the Editor (August 26, 2013): 5,2013.

Betancourt, RM, Degnan, KO, Long: Racial differences in glucose control among patients with type 2 diabetes: a survey on dietary temptations, coping, and trust in physicians Ethnicity and Disease 23 (4): 409-414,2013.

Degnan KO, Betancourt RM: Racial Differences in Glucose Control: A Survey of Patients with Type 2 Diabetes on Coping, Diet Temptations, and Trust in Physicians Abstract presented at the Society of General Internal Medicine Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting, Newark, DE : 2012.

Lloyd-Richardson EE, Stanton CA, Papandonatos GD, Betancourt RM, Stein M, Tashima K, Morrow K: HIV-positive smokers considering quitting: differences by race/ethnicity American Journal of Health Behavior 32 (1): 3-15,2008.

“No appointment needed: the resurgence of urgent care centers in the United States.” Report prepared for the California HealthCare Foundation. Oakland, CA. : 2007.

Academic Contact Info

Penn Family Care
3737 Market Street
9th floor

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-8777
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)