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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


  • 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
  • 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: 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:

Thompson Jeffrey C, Yee Stephanie S, Troxel Andrea B, Savitch Samantha L, Fan Ryan, Balli David, Lieberman David B, Morrissette Jennifer D, Evans Tracey L, Bauml Joshua, Aggarwal Charu, Kosteva John A, Alley Evan, Ciunci Christine, Cohen Roger B, Bagley Stephen, Stonehouse-Lee Susan, Sherry Victoria E, Gilbert Elizabeth, Langer Corey, Vachani Anil, Carpenter Erica L: Detection of therapeutically targetable driver and resistance mutations in lung cancer patients by next generation sequencing of cell-free circulating tumor DNA. Clinical cancer research : an official journal of the American Association for Cancer Research : 2016.

Charu Aggarwal, Andrew R Haas, Susan Metzger, Laura K. Aguilar, Estuardo Aguilar-Cordova, Andrea G. Manzanera, Evan W. Alley, Tracey L. Evans, Roger B. Cohen, Joshua Bauml, Corey J. Langer, Steven Albelda, Daniel Sterman: Phase I study of gene mediated cytotoxic immunotherapy (GMCI) for patients with malignant pleural effusion (MPE). J Clin Oncol, presented at ASCO Annual Meeting 34 : abstract 3081,2016.

Athanassios Argiris, Ju-Whei Lee, James Stevenson, Matthew Gerard Sulecki, Vladimir Hugec, Nicholas W. Choong, Joel N. Saltzman, Wei Song, Richard M. Hansen, Tracey L. Evans, Suresh S. Ramalingam, Joan H. Schiller: E3508: Randomized trial of carboplatin (C), paclitaxel (P), bevacizumab (B) with or without cixutumumab (Cx) in patients (pts) with advanced non-squamous, non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). J Clin Oncol, presented at ASCO Annual Meeting 34 : abstract 9091,2016.

Heather A. Wakelee, Suzanne Eleanor Dahlberg, Steven M. Keller, William J. Tester, David R. Gandara, Stephen L. Graziano, Alex A. Adjei, Natasha B. Leighl, Charles Andrew Butts, Seena C. Aisner, Jan M. Rothman, Jyoti D. Patel, Mark D. Sborov, Raymond S. McDermott, Roman Perez-Soler, Anne M. Traynor, Tracey L. Evans, Leora Horn, Suresh S. Ramalingam, Joan H. Schiller: E1505: Adjuvant chemotherapy +/- bevacizumab for early stage NSCLC—Outcomes based on chemotherapy subsets J Clin Oncol, presented at ASCO Annual Meeting 34 : abstract 8507,2016.

Helena Alexandra Yu, Alexander I. Spira, Leora Horn, Jared Weiss, Howard Jack West, Giuseppe Giaccone, Tracey L. Evans, Ronan Joseph Kelly, Bhardwaj B. Desai, Andrew Krivoshik, Tanya E. Fleege, Srinivasu Poondru, Fei Jie, Kouji Aoyama, Debbie Ann Whitcomb, Anne Therese Keating, Geoffrey R. Oxnard: Antitumor activity of ASP8273 300 mg in subjects with EGFR mutation-positive non-small cell lung cancer: Interim results from an ongoing phase 1 study J Clin Oncol, presented at ASCO Annual Meeting 34 : abstract 9050,2016.

Maquilan Genevieve, Grover Surbhi, Xanthopoulos Eric, Evans Tracey L, Aggarwal Charu, Langer Corey J, Cohen Roger B, Stevenson James P, Simone Charles B, Rengan Ramesh: Analysis of the Relationship Between Response to Chemotherapy and Response to Radiation Therapy in Patients With Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Receiving Sequential Treatment. American journal of clinical oncology : 2016.

Gabrielle Betty Rocque, Doug Blayney, Mohammad Jahanzeb, Pamela Kadlubek, August Knape, Merry Jennifer Markham, Trang Pham, Tracey L. Evans: Choosing Wisely in oncology: Are we ready for value-based care? J Clin Oncol, presented at ASCO Quality Care Symposium 34 (7s): abstract 275,2016.

Evans Tracey L, Gabriel Peter E, Shulman Lawrence N: Cancer Staging in Electronic Health Records: Strategies to Improve Documentation of These Critical Data. Journal of oncology practice / American Society of Clinical Oncology 12 (2): 137-9,2016.

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.

Academic Contact Info

Division of Hematology Oncology
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
10th Floor, South Pavilion
Office #10-203
3400 Civic Center Blvd

Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
Phone: (215) 662-6681
Fax: (215) 615-5122
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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