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Samuel U. Takvorian, MD, MS

Samuel U. Takvorian, MD, MS Physician

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Medical Oncology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Internal Medicine, 2017

Clinical Expertise:

  • Active Surveillance of Prostate Cancer
  • Adrenal Neoplasm
  • Angiomyolipoma
  • Bile Duct Cancer (Cholangiocarcinoma)
  • Biological Targeted Therapy
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Cancer Chemotherapy
  • Carcinoma In Situ of Prostate
  • Extragonadal Germ Cell Tumor
  • Immunotherapy
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Malignancies of the Genitourinary System
  • Malignant Carcinoid Tumor of the Kidney
  • Malignant Neoplasm of the Ureter
  • Malignant Tumor of Male Genital Organ
  • Metastatic Prostate Cancer
  • Neoplasm of Epididymis
  • Penile Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Rhabdoid Tumor of the Kidney
  • Scrotal Tumor
  • Seminoma
  • Teratoma
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Testicular Choriocarcinoma
  • Testicular Tumors
  • Transitional Cell Carcinoma
  • Urachal Cancer
  • Urethral Cancer
  • Von Hippel-Lindau Disease
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Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • Amerihealth Caritas Medicare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • eLAP Services
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Homestead Smart Health Plans
  • 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
  • Oscar Health Plan of PA
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Provider Partners Health Plan
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Veterans Choice Program

Education and Training

Medical School: Harvard Medical School
Residency: Brigham and Women's Hospital
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

Academy Health, National American Society of Clinical Oncology, National American Society of Hematology, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Takvorian is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

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

Research

Selected Publications:

Takvorian SU, Bekelman JE, Press MJ.: MACRA's Patient Relationship Codes - Measuring Accountability for Costs. N Engl J Med. 379 (24): 2288-2290,2018.

Rosenberg J, Aamodt W, Takvorian S, Mullen M.: Clinical Reasoning: A young woman with symmetric weakness and behavioral disturbance. Neurology. 90 (16): e1442-e1447. ,2018.

Rao DA, Wei K, Merola JF, O'Brien WR, Takvorian SU, Dellaripa PF, Schur PH.: Myeloperoxidase-antineutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibodies (MPO-ANCA) and Proteinase 3-ANCA without Immunofluorescent ANCA Found by Routine Clinical Testing. J Rheumatol. 42 (5): 847-52,2015.

Takvorian SU, Merola JF, Costenbader KH.: Cigarette smoking, alcohol consumption and risk of systemic lupus erythematosus. Lupus. 23 (6): 537-44,2014.

Platt R, Takvorian SU, Septimus E, Hickok J, Moody J, Perlin J, Jernigan JA, Kleinman K, Huang SS.: Cluster randomized trials in comparative effectiveness research: randomizing hospitals to test methods for prevention of healthcare-associated infections. Med Care. 48 (6 Suppl): S52-7,2010.

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Academic Contact Info

Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
3400 Civic Center Blvd
2 West

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366