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Serena Cardillo, MD

Serena Cardillo, MD Physician

Assistant Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Training Program Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine

Languages spoken:

  • Italian

Dr. Cardillo is employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. Serena Cardillo

Recognized by America's Top Doctors 2015 – 2017

Recognized in Philadelphia magazine's May 2018 Top Docs issue

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

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

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism, 2006

Clinical Expertise:

  • Cystic Fibrosis-related Diabetes (CFRD)
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Transplant Diabetes
  • Type 1 Diabetes
  • Type 2 Diabetes

Description of Clinical Expertise

Dr. Cardillo joined the faculty in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism as an Assistant Professor of Medicine in 2006. She completed her undergraduate studies at Johns Hopkins University where she received a B.A. in Behavioral Biology. She received her M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania and completed both a residency in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Endocrinology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Her clinical interests include diabetes management, transplant associated diabetes, pre-diabetes and metabolic syndrome and diabetes in bariatric surgery patients. Her clinical practice is based at the Penn Rodebaugh Diabetes Center.

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)
  • 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: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American Diabetes Association, National Endocrine Society, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Cardillo is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

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

Research

Selected Publications:

Rahul Agarwal MD and Serena Cardillo MD: Successful Long-Term Treatment of Hyperinsulinemic Hypoglycemia Using a Monthly Somatostatin Receptor Analog in a 91 Year Old Patient Poster Presentation, Endocrine Society : 2018.

Leonard CE, Han X, Brensinger CM, Bilker WB, Cardillo S, Flory JH, Hennessy S.: Comparative risk of serious hypoglycemia with oral antidiabetic monotherapy: A retrospective cohort study. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 27 (1): 9-18,2018.

Lo Re V, Carbonari DM, Saine ME, Newcomb CW, Roy JA, Liu Q, Wu Q, Cardillo S, Haynes K, Kimmel SE, Reese PP, Margolis DJ, Apter AJ, Reddy KR, Hennessy S, Bhullar H, Gallagher AM, Esposito DB, Strom BL.: Postauthorization safety study of the DPP-4 inhibitor saxagliptin: a large-scale multinational family of cohort studies of five outcomes BMJ Open Diabetes Research and Care 5 (1): 2017.

Agarwal S, Raymond JK, Schutta MH, Cardillo S, Miller VA, Long JA: An Adult Health Care-Based Pediatric to Adult Transition Pogram for Emerging Adults with Type 1 Diabetes Diabetes Educ 43 (1): 87-96,2017.

Lum KJ, Newcomb CW, Roy JA, Carbonari DM, Saine ME, Cardillo S, Bhullar H, Gallagher AM, Lo Re V 3rd: Evaluation of methods to estimate missing days' supply within pharmacy data of the Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD) and The Health Improvement Network (THIN) Eur J Clin Pharmacol 73 (1): 115-123,2017.

Charles E Leonard, Xu Han, Warren B Bilker, James H Flory, Colleen M Bresinger, David A Flockhart, Joshua J Gagne, Serena Cardillo, Sean Hennessy: Comparative risk of severe hypoglycemia among concomitant users of thiazolidinedione antidiabetic agents and antihyperlipidemics Diabetes Res. Clin. Pract. 115 : 60-7,2016.

Acton EK, Leonard CE, Schutta MH, Cardillo S, Troxel AB, Trotta R, Hennessy S.: Challenges in recruiting subjects to a pilot trial of patient-managed in-hospital insulin BMC Research Notes : 2015.

Carbonari DM, Saine ME, Newcomb CW, Blak B, Roy JA, Haynes K, Wood J, Gallagher AM, Bhullar H, Cardillo S, Hennessy S, Strom BL, Lo Re V 3rd.: Use of demographic and pharmacy data to identify patients included within both the Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD) and The Health Improvement Network (THIN) Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Safety 24 (9): 999-1003,2015.

Saine ME, Carbonari DM, Newcomb CW, Nezamzadeh MS, Haynes K, Roy JA, Cardillo S, Hennessy S, Holick CN, Esposito DB, Gallagher AM, Bhullar H, Strom BL, Lo Re V 3rd.: Determinants of saxagliptin use among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus treated with oral anti-diabetic drugs BMC Pharmacol Toxicol. 16 (8): 2015.

Kostic M, McCulloch DK, Young LA, Cardillo S, Hayes S, Lamarra D: Using simulation-based interprofessional interventions to improve communication skills of providers can enhance quality of care and patient outcomes in type 2 diabetes. ePoster. AAME : 2015.

Academic Contact Info

University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine, West Pavilion, 4th Floor
3400 Civic Center Blvd.

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-2468
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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