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Shweta Sood, MD, MS

Shweta Sood, MD, MS Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Dr. Sood is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties


  • Pulmonary Medicine

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Internal Medicine, 2015
  • Pulmonary Disease, 2017

Clinical Expertise:

  • Coal Worker's Pneumoconiosis (Black Lung Disease)
  • Cryptogenic Organizing Pneumonia
  • Desquamative Interstitial Pneumonia
  • Drug-Induced Pulmonary Disease
  • Hilar Adenopathy
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Interstitial Pneumonia
  • Lung Involvement in Systemic Sclerosis
  • Lymphoid Interstitial Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Granuloma
  • Pulmonary Sarcoid
  • Radiation Pneumonitis
  • Restrictive Lung Disease
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Smoking related Disease

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: Tulane University School of Medicine
Residency: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Fellowship: Washington University Medical Center


American College of Chest Physicians, National American Thoracic Society, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Sood is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Medicine Rittenhouse Long-Term Acute Care Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Selected Publications:

Sood S, Russell T, Shifren A: Biomarkers in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: A Comprehensive Clinical Guide, 2nd edition : 2019.

Sood S, Witt C: Management of Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Washington Manual of Critical Care, 3rd edition (12): 84-92,2017.

Sood S, Chakinala M: PH Grand Rounds: Case studies in hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia: Heritable pulmonary arterial hypertension and high-output heart failure Advances in Pulmonary Hypertension - Official Journal of Pulmonary Hypertension Association 16 (1): 7-13,2017.

Hall C, Nici L, Sood S, ZuWallack R, Castro M: Nonpharmacologic therapy for severe persistent asthma The journal of allergy and clinical immunology. In practice 5 (4): 928-935,2017.

Sood S, Hall C, Castro M: Imaging Procedures and Bronchial Thermoplasty for Asthma Assessment and Intervention Personalizing Asthma Management for the Clinician (18): 191-205,2017.

Sood S, Castro M: Asthma in 2016: reassured about the old, excited about the new. The Lancet. Respiratory medicine 4 (12): 937-939,2016.

Sood S, Witt C: Weaning of Mechanical Ventilation Washington Manual of Critical Care, 3rd edition (17): 133-137,2016.

Sood S: Physicians Bookshelf: A Review of the Intern Blues Journal of Mississippi Medical Association 52 (3): 2011.

Academic Contact Info

University of Pennsylvania
3600 Spruce Street
835 Maloney Building

Philadelphia, PA
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)