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Sarah A. Longworth, MD

Sarah A. Longworth, MD Physician

Assistant Director of the Transplant Infectious Diseases Program Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Dr. Longworth is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Infectious Diseases

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Infectious Disease, 2016
  • Internal Medicine, 2013

Clinical Expertise:

  • AIDS
  • Anal Pap Smear
  • Antiretroviral Salvage Therapy
  • Aspergillosis
  • Bone Infection (Osteomyelitis)
  • C. Difficile (Clostridium Difficile Diarrhea)
  • Cellulitis
  • Encephalitis
  • Fever of Unknown Origin
  • Flu (Influenza)
  • Flu Shot Vaccination
  • Fungal Meningitis
  • Fungemia
  • Genital Warts (Condyloma Acuminatum)
  • Gonorrhea
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis A Vaccination
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis B Vaccination
  • Hepatitis C
  • Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV)
  • Histoplasmosis
  • HIV and AIDS
  • HPV Vaccination
  • Human Papilloma Virus
  • Japanese Encephalitis Vaccination
  • Joint Infection
  • Lyme Disease
  • Lymphogranuloma Venereum
  • Malaria
  • Measles Vaccination
  • Meningitis
  • Meningitis Vaccination
  • Menningococcal Vaccine
  • MMR Vaccine
  • Mycobacterium
  • Mycobacterium Avium Complex
  • Mycoplasma
  • Mycosis
  • Parasitic Diseases
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonia Vaccination
  • Polio Vaccination
  • Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis
  • Prosthetic Joint Infection
  • Pyelonephritis
  • Rabies Vaccination
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD)
  • Shingles
  • Shingles Vaccination
  • Staph Infection
  • Swollen Lymph Nodes
  • Syphilis
  • Transplant Related Infection
  • Travel Medicine
  • Travel Vaccination
  • Travelers' Diarrhea
  • Tropical Medicine
  • Tuberculosis (TB)
  • Tuberculosis Testing
  • Typhoid Fever Vaccination
  • Viral Encephalitis
  • Viral Meningitis
  • Wound Infection
  • Yellow Fever Vaccination
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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
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Care
  • 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: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American College of Physicians, National American Society of Transplantation, National Infectious Disease Society of America, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Longworth 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.

Research

Description of Research Expertise:

Nontuberculous mycobacterial infections in immunocompromised hosts

Selected Publications:

Chida N, Brown C, Mathad J, Carpenter K, Nelson G, Schechter MC, Giles N, Rebolledo PA, Ray S, Fabre V, Cantillo DS, Longworth S, Amorosa V, Petrauskis C, Boulanger C, Cain N, Gupta A, McKenzie-White J, Bollinger R, Melia M T: Internal Medicine Residents' Knowledge and Practice of Pulmonary Tuberculosis Diagnosis Open Forum Infect Dis 5 (7): ofy152,2018.

Chida N, Brown C, Mathad J, Carpenter K, Nelson G, Schechter MC, Rebolledo PA, Fabre V, Cantillo DS, Longworth S, Amorosa V, Petrauskis C, Boulanger C, Cain N, Gupta A, McKenzie-White J, Bollinger R, Melia M: Developing an Assessment Framework for Essential Internal Medicine Subspecialty Topics. J Grad Med Educ 10 (3): 331-335,2018.

Longworth S, Schmitt SK, Longworth DL: Pulmonary Infections Egan’s Fundamentals of Respiratory Care, 11th Edition : 2016 .

Vinnard C, Longworth S, Mezochow A, Patrawalla A, Kreiswirth BN, Hamilton K: Deaths Related to Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Infections in the United States, 1999-2014 Ann Am Thorac Soc 13 (11): 1951-1955,2016.

Longworth SA, Avery RK, Curless MS, Longworth DL: Infection Control Issues after Hematopoeitic Stem Cell Transplantation Transplant Infections, 4th Edition : 823-842,2016.

Forrestel A, Modi B, Longworth S, Wilck M, Micheletti R: Primary Cutaneous Cryptococcus in a Patient with Multiple Sclerosis Treated with Fingolimod JAMA Neurol 73 (3): 355-356,2016.

Longworth S, Han J: Pyogenic Liver Abscess Clin Liver Dis 6 (2): 51-54,2015.

Longworth S, Blumberg EA, Barton TD, Vinnard C: Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Infections after Solid Organ Transplantation: A Survival Analysis Clin Microbiol Infec 21 (1): 43-47,2015.

Longworth SA, Vinnard C, Lee I, Sims KD, Barton TD, Blumberg EA: Risk Factors for Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Infections in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients: A Case-Control Study Transpl Infect Dis 16 (1): 76-83,2014.

Chang JT, Palanivel VR, Kinjyo I, Schambach F, Intlekofer AM, Banerjee A, Longworth SA, Vinup KE, Mrass P, Oliaro J, Killeen N, Orange JS, Russell SM, Weninger W, Reiner SL: Asymmetric T Lymphocyte Division in the Initiation of Adaptive Immune Responses Science 315 (5819): 1687-91,2007.

Academic Contact Info

Hospital of University of Pennsylvania
3 Silverstein, Suite E
3400 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (267) 251-0009
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)