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Richard A. Neill, MD

Richard A. Neill, MD Physician

Associate Professor of Clinical Family Medicine and Community Health

Dr. Neill is employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. Richard A. Neill

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2003 - 2018

Recognized in Philadelphia magazine's annual Top Docs issues, 2013 - 2018

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties


  • Family Medicine

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Family Medicine, 1989

Description of Clinical Expertise

Primary Care, Pharmacy education in primary care, Family Medicine.

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • 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 Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • 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 Kentucky
Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Fellowship: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


American Academy of Family Physicians, National American Medical Association, National Narbrook Park Improvement Association, Local Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians, Local Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Neill is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: On the medical staff, but does not have privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Description of Research Expertise:

Family Medicine education, Behavior Change, Pharmacy education in primary care

Selected Publications:

Cronholm, P.C., Bennett, I., Neill, R.A.: "Effects of Mandatory Parental Notification on Adolescents’ Use of Sexual Health Care Services" JAMA 288 (23): 2970,2002.

Carek, P., Deen, D., Drewnowski, A., Filler E.W., Foreyt, J., Hark, L., Hill, J., Jack, D., Johnson, R., Lutes, R., Neill, R.A., Pi-Sunyer, X., Poston, W.: "Obesity: Established Measures and Innovative Approaches" AAFP Monograph : 2003.

Bowman, M.A., Neill, R.A., Wilson, J.: "Journal Article Content as a Predictor of Commitment to Change among Continuing Medical Education Respondents" Journal of Continuing Medical Education in Health Care 21 : 40-45,2001.

McKinney, L., Culpepper, L., Kelsey, J., Neill, R.A.: "Avoiding Pitfalls in the Diagnosis and Management of Major Depression" AAFP Online CME : 2005.

Neill, R.A.: "How to Find Health Information on the Internet" Archives of Family Medicine 9 (1): 93,2000.

Mainous, A.G., Neill, R.A.: “The Electronic House Call” Arch Fam Med 7 (3): 210,1998.

Neill, R.A.: "Drug Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes" American Family Physician Interactive On-Line CME [] : 2001.

Neill, R.A., Scoville, C.: "What are the indications for tonsillectomy in children?" J of Fam Pract 51 (4): 314,2002.

Neill, R.A.: Mosby Year Book of Family Medicine 2007 : 2007.

Neill, RA: "Diagnosis, Evaluation and Treatment of the School Aged child with Attention-Deficit Hyperactive Disorder" Essential Practice Guidelines in Primary Care : 331,2007.

Neill, R.A., Dougherty, T., Barg, F.: "Using Focus Groups to guide Practice, Research and Curriculum Development in Your Department" STFM Annual Meeting, Toronto : 2004.

Neill, R.A., Mainous, A.G., Clark, J.R., Hagen, M.D.: “Electronic Mail as a Medium for Patient-Physician Interaction” Archives of Family Medicine 3 : 268-271,1994.

Academic Contact Info

Penn Presbyterian
39th and Market Street - Box 131
6th Floor, Andrew Mutch Building
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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

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