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Sara Attalla, MD

Sara Attalla, MD Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Dr. Attalla is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Gastroenterology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Gastroenterology, 2017
  • Internal Medicine, 2014

Clinical Expertise:

  • Endoscopy
  • Pancreatic Cyst

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
  • 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: Albert Einstein Bronx
Residency: Montefiore Medical Center
Fellowship: SUNY at Stony Brook Medical Center

Memberships

American College of Gastroenterology, National American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, National New York Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Local

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Attalla is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Medicine Radnor: Has privileges to perform procedures.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

NEED: Woman, Interrupted: An Unusual Cause of Psychosis Society of General Internal Medicine, Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA : 2014.

NEED: Rectal Variceal Bleeding in a Cirrhotic Patient American College of Gastroenterology Annual Scientific Meeting, San Diego, CA : 2013.

NEED: Anabolic-Androgenic Steroid-Induced Hepatic Failure, Acute Kidney Injury, and Pancreatitis American College of Gastroenterology Annual Scientific Meeting, San Diego, CA : 2013.

Attalla S, Marcus A, Alani M, Kalia, H: Rectal Variceal Bleeding in a Cirrhotic Patient American College of Gastroenterology Annual Scientific Meeting, San Diego, CA : 2013.

Attalla S Spira E, Alani M, Kalia H: Anabolic-Androgenic Steroid-Induced Hepatic Failure, Acute Kidney Injury, and Pancreatitis American College of Gastroenterology Annual Scientific Meeting, San Diego, CA : 2013.

Luine V, Attalla, S Mohan G, Costa A, Frankfurt M: Dietary Phytoestrogens Enhance Spatial Memory and Spine Density in the Hippocampus and Prefrontal Cortex of Ovariectomized Rats Brain Research 1126(1) : 183-87,2006.

NEED: Phytoestrogens in Rat Chow Enhance Spatial Memory and Hippocampal Dendritic Spines in Ovariectomized Rats Annual Hunter College Psychology Convention and NEURON Conference, Manhattan, NY : 2006.

NEED: Do NARP and NRF2 Play a Key Role in Cocaine Sensitization? Medical University of South Carolina Summer Undergraduate Research Program, Charleston, SC : 2005.

NEED: Phytoestrogens in Rat Chow Enhance Spatial Memory and Hippocampal Dendritic Spines in Ovariectomized Rats Annual Society for Neuroscience Conference, Washington, DC : 2005.

NEED: Sex Differences in Dopamine Transporter Levels Following Acute Methamphetamine in Rats Annual CUNY Conference in Science and Engineering, Graduate School and University Center, Manhattan, NY : 2005.

Academic Contact Info

3400 Civic Center Boulevard
7 Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
South Pavilion

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 349-8222
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)