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Todd Barton, MD

Todd Barton, MD Physician

Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine

Dr. Barton is employed by Penn Medicine.

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About Dr. Todd Barton

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2007 - 2012, 2015 - 2018

Clinical Specialties


  • Infectious Diseases

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Infectious Disease, 2003
  • Internal Medicine, 2000

Clinical Expertise:

  • HIV and AIDS
  • Lyme Disease

Description of Clinical Expertise

transplant-related infectious disease
clinical infectious disease
medical education

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • 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 Rochester School of Medicine
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


American College of Physicians, National Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine, National Infectious Diseases Society of America, National National Physicians Alliance, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Barton 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:

Volkman KM, Barton TD, Colby K, Goldberger ZD, White AA: Stranger than fiction J Hospital Med 10 (5): 314-17,2015.

Longworth SA, Blumberg EA, Barton TD, Vinnard C: Non-tuberculous mycobacterial infections after solid organ transplantation: a survival analysis Clin Microbiol Infect 21 (1): 43-7,2015.

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 : 76-83,2014.

Blyth D, Lee I, Sims KD, Gasink LB, Barton TD: Risk factors and clinical outcomes of cytomegalovirus disease occurring more than one year post solid organ transplantation Transpl Infect Dis 14 (2): 149-55,2012.

Mascitti KB, Gerber JS, Zaoutis TE, Barton TD, Lautenbach E: Preferred treatment and prevention strategies for recurrent community-associated methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus skin and soft-tissue infections: a survey of adult and pediatric providers American Journal of Infection Control 38 (4): 324-8,2010.

Vinnard C, Barton TD, Jerud E, Blumberg EA: A report of HHV-6 associated encephalitis in a solid organ transplant recipient and a review of previously published cases Liver Transpl 15 (10): 1242-6,2009.

Shiley KT, Gasink LB, Barton TD, Pfeiffenberger P, Olthoff KM, Blumberg EA: Increased incidence of cytomegalovirus infection in high-risk liver transplant recipients receiving valganciclovir prophylaxis versus ganciclovir prophylaxis Liver Transpl 15 (8): 963-7,2009.

Linkin DR, Fishman NO, Landis JR, Barton TD, Gluckman S, Kostman J, Metlay JP: Effect of communication errors during calls to an antimicrobial stewardship program Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28 (12): 1374-81,2007.

Barton TD, Blumberg EA, Doyle A, Ahya VN, Ferrenberg JM, Brozena SC, Limaye AP: A prospective cross-sectional study of BK virus infection in non-renal solid organ transplant recipients with chronic renal dysfunction Transpl Infect Dis 8 (2): 102-7,2006.

Sims KD, Barton TD: Group B streptococcal toxic shock syndrome in an asplenic patient: case report and literature review Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 25 (3): 208-10,2006.

Academic Contact Info

100 Centrex
Hospital of the University Pennsylvania

Philadelphia,, PA 19104-4283
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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