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Stephanie B. Abbuhl, MD, FACEP

Stephanie B. Abbuhl, MD, FACEP Physician

Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Professor C-E

Dr. Abbuhl is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties


  • Emergency Medicine

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Emergency Medicine, 1990
  • Internal Medicine, 1983

Clinical Expertise:

  • Thromboembolic Disease

Description of Clinical Expertise

Emergency medicine

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
  • 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 Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • 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 Rochester School of Medicine
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


Academy for Women in Academic Emergency Medicine (an Academy of the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine), National American College of Emergency Physicians, National Association of American Medical Colleges Women in Medicine Liaison Officer, National NIH Research Partnership on Women in Biomedical Sciences (group of 14 RO1 grantees from the RFA on Causal Factors and Interventions that Promote and Support the Careers of Women; supported by NIH), National Pennsylvania Chapter of American College of Emergency Physicians, Local Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM), National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Abbuhl is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

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


Description of Research Expertise:

Emergency department operations, administration and access;
Women Faculty Development; Women's careers in medicine and biomedical research

Selected Publications:

Grisso JA, Sammel MD, Rubenstein AH, Speck RM, Conant EF, Scott P, Tuton LW, Westring AF, Friedman S, Abbuhl SB.: A Randomized Controlled Trial to Improve the Success of Women Assistant Professors Journal of Women's Health : 2017.

Choo EK, Kass D, Westergaard M, Watts SH, Berwald N, Regan L, Promes SB, Clem KJ, Schneider SM, Kuhn GJ, Abbuhl S, Nobay F: The development of best practice recommendations to support the hiring, recruitment and advancement of women physicians in emergency medicine Academic Emergency Medicine Epub ahead of print (doi:10.1111/acem.13028): 2016.

Westring AF, Speck RM, Sammel MD, Scott P, Conant EF, Tuton LW, Abbuhl SB, Grisso JA.: Culture matters: the pivotal role of culture for women’s careers in academic medicine. Academic Medicine 89 (4): 658-663,2014.

Pati S, Reum J, Conant EF, Tuton, LW, Scott P, Abbuhl S, Grisso JA: Tradition meets innovation: transforming academic medical culture at the University of Pennsylvania's Perelman School of Medicine. Academic Medicine 88 (4): 2013.

Westring A, Speck RM, Sammel MD; Scott P, Tuton LW, Grisso JA, Abbuhl S.: "A culture conducive to women's academic success: development of a measure" Academic Medicine 87 (11): 1622-31,2012.

Speck R, Sammel MD, Troxel AB, Cappola AR, Williams-Smith CT, Chittams J, Scott P, Tuton LW, Abbuhl SB: Factors impacting the departure rate of junior medical school faculty: evidence from a longitudinal analysis at a research-intensive medical school Journal of Women's Health 21 (10): 1059-65,2012.

Mills AM, Shofer FS, Boulis AK, Holena DN, Abbuhl SB: Racial disparity in analgesic treatment for emergency department patients with abdominal and back pain American Journal of Emergency Medicine 29 (7): 752-756,2011.

Mills AM, Edwards JM, Shofer FS, Holena DN, Abbuhl SB: Analgesia for older adults with abdominal or back pain in the Emergency Department. West J Emerg Med 12 (1): 43-50,2011.

Pines J, Shofer F, Isserman J, Abbuhl SB, Mills AM: The effect of emergency department crowding on analgesia in patients with back pain in two hospitals Academic Emergency Medicine 17 (3): 276 - 283,2010.

Shah D, Volpe NJ, Abbuhl SB, Pietrobon R, Shah A: Gender characteristics among academic ophthalmology leadership, faculty, and residents: results from a cross-sectional survey Ophthalmic Epidemiology 17 (1): 1-6,2010.

Academic Contact Info

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department of Emergency Medicine
Ground Floor Ravdin Building
3400 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-6963
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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