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Tracey L. Evans, MD Physician

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine

Dr. Evans is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. Tracey L. Evans

Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine's annual Top Docs issue from 2012 - 2016

Clinical Specialties


  • Medicine
    • Medical Oncology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 2012
  • Internal Medicine, 1999
  • Medical Oncology, 2002

Clinical Expertise:

  • Lung Cancer
  • Mesothelioma

Description of Clinical Expertise

Thoracic Malignancies
Lung Cancer
Quality improvement and patient safety

Practice Locations and Appointments

  • Abramson Cancer Center

    Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine West Pavilion, 2nd Floor 3400 Civic Center Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • 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
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Residency: Brigham and Women's Hospital
Fellowship: Dana-Farber Partners Cancer Care


American Society of Clinical Oncology; 2012-2015; ASCO Quality of Care Committee, Member; 2012-present; ASCO Palliative Care Steering Committee, Member; 2013-present; ASCO Measures Subcommittee of Quality Cancer Care Committee, later known as Measures Task Force, Member; 2014-2015; Measures Subcommittee of the ASCO Quality Cancer Care Committee, Chair, National Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG), National International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer, International

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Evans is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

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.


Description of Research Expertise:

Thoracic Malignancies
Lung Cancer
Quality improvement and patient safety

Selected Publications:

TL Evans: Chemotherapy in Advanced Non-small Cell Lung Cancer: Optimal Treatment Approach for Elderly and Patients with Poor Performance Status The American Journal of Hematology/Oncology 11 (7): 1-5,2015.

Brady Anna K, McNeill Jonathan D, Judy Brendan, Bauml Joshua, Evans Tracey L, Cohen Roger B, Langer Corey, Vachani Anil, Aggarwal Charu: Survival outcome according to KRAS mutation status in newly diagnosed patients with stage IV non-small cell lung cancer treated with platinum doublet chemotherapy. Oncotarget 6 (30): 30287-94,2015.

Evans Tracey L, Cho Byoung Chul, Udud Katalin, Fischer Juergen R, Shepherd Frances A, Martinez Pablo, Ramlau Rodryg, Syrigos Konstantinos N, Shen Liji, Chadjaa Mustapha, Wolf Martin: Cabazitaxel Versus Topotecan in Patients with Small-Cell Lung Cancer with Progressive Disease During or After First-Line Platinum-Based Chemotherapy. Journal of thoracic oncology : official publication of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer 10 (8): 1221-8,2015.

Xanthopoulos Eric P, Handorf Elizabeth, Simone Charles B, Grover Surbhi, Fernandes Annemarie T, Sharma Sonam, Corradetti Michael N, Evans Tracey L, Langer Corey J, Mitra Nandita, Shah Anand, Apisarnthanarax Smith, Lin Lilie L, Rengan Ramesh: Definitive dose thoracic radiation therapy in oligometastatic non-small cell lung cancer: A hypothesis-generating study. Practical radiation oncology 5 (4): e355-63,2015.

Martin J. Edelman, Ming T. Tan, Mary J. Fidler, Rachel E. Sanborn, Greg Otterson, Lecia V. Sequest, Tracey L. Evans, Bryan J. Schneider, Roger Keresztes, Johs S. Rogers, Jorge Antunez de Mayolo, Josephine Feliciano, Yang Yang, Michelle Medeiros, and Sara L. Zaknoen: Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Multicenter Phase II Study of the Efficacy and Safety of Apricoxib in Combination With Either Docetaxel or Pemetrexed in Patients With Biomarker-Selected Non–Small-Cell Lung Cancer Journal of Clinical Oncology 33 (2): 189-194,2015.

Stephen Joseph Bagley, Corey J. Langer, Charu Aggarwal, Tracey L. Evans, Evan W. Alley, Roger B. Cohen, Suhong Zhang, Lynn Werner, Ian A Blair, Alexander Steven Whitehead, Anil Vachani: Pre-treatment 5-methyltetrahydrofolate levels and response to pemetrexed in stage IV adenocarcinoma of the lung J Clin Oncol 33 : abstract 8037,2015.

Helena Alexandra Yu, Geoffrey R. Oxnard, Alexander I. Spira, Leora Horn, Jared Weiss, Yan Feng, Howard Jack West, Giuseppe Giaccone, Tracey L. Evans, Ronan Joseph Kelly, Tanya Fleege, Srinivasu Poondru, Fei Jie, Koji Aoyama, Margaret A. Foley, Debbie Whitcomb, Anne Therese Keating, Andrew P. Krivoshik: Phase I dose escalation study of ASP8273, a mutant-selective irreversible EGFR inhibitor, in subjects with EGFR mutation positive NSCLC J Clin Oncol 33 : abstract 8083,2015.

Saman Ahmed, Charu Aggarwal, Rosemarie Mick, Trisha M Sterlicchi, Stephan Kadauke, Christofer Gault, Roger B. Cohen, Tracey L. Evans, Joshua Bauml, Charuhas Deshpande, Drew A. Torigian, Jayaram Udupa, Corey J. Langer, Jennifer J. Morrissette: Association of TP53 mutation status with clinical outcomes stratified by sensitive and non sensitive EGFR mutation, in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). J Clin Oncol 33 : abstract e19076,2015.

Preeti Sudheendra, Beth Gilbert, Dawna Gillespie, Mary Coniglio, Tracey L. Evans: Improving telephone management of patient clinical concerns Poster presented at ASCO Quality Care Symposium, J Clin Oncol 32, 2014 (suppl 30; abstr 137) : 2014.

Bauml Joshua, Langer Corey J, Evans Tracey, Garland Sheila N, Desai Krupali, Mao Jun J: Does perceived control predict Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) use among patients with lung cancer? A cross-sectional survey. Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer 22 (9): 2465-72,2014.

Academic Contact Info

Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
6th Floor, South Pavilion
3400 Civic Center Blvd

Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
Phone: (215) 662-6681
Fax: (215) 615-5888
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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