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Tracey L. Evans, MD

Tracey L. Evans, MD Physician

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine

Dr. Evans is employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. Tracey L. Evans

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

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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

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 employed by Penn Medicine.

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:

Yu Helena, Spira Alexander I, Horn Leora, Weiss Jared, West Howard, Giaccone Giuseppe, Evans Tracey L, Kelly Ronan J, Desai Bhardwai B, Krivoshik Andrew, Moran Diarmuid, Poondru Srinivasu, Jie Fei, Aoyama Kouji, Keating Anne, Oxnard Geoffrey R: A phase 1, dose escalation study of oral ASP8273 in patients with non-small cell lung cancers with epidermal growth factor receptor mutations. Clinical cancer research : an official journal of the American Association for Cancer Research : 2017.

Rocque Gabrielle, Blayney Douglas W, Jahanzeb Mohammad, Knape August, Markham Merry Jennifer, Pham Trang, Shelton Jeremy, Sudheendra Preeti, Evans Tracey: Choosing Wisely in Oncology: Are We Ready For Value-Based Care? Journal of oncology practice : JOP2016019281,2017.

Rwigema Jean-Claude M, Verma Vivek, Lin Liyong, Berman Abigail T, Levin William P, Evans Tracey L, Aggarwal Charu, Rengan Ramesh, Langer Corey, Cohen Roger B, Simone Charles B: Prospective study of proton-beam radiation therapy for limited-stage small cell lung cancer. Cancer : 2017.

Evans Tracey, Ciunci Christine, Hertan Lauren, Gomez Daniel: Special topics in immunotherapy and radiation therapy: reirradiation and palliation. Translational lung cancer research 6 (2): 119-130,2017.

Bagley Stephen J, Kothari Shawn, Aggarwal Charu, Bauml Joshua M, Alley Evan W, Evans Tracey L, Kosteva John A, Ciunci Christine A, Gabriel Peter E, Thompson Jeffrey C, Stonehouse-Lee Susan, Sherry Victoria E, Gilbert Elizabeth, Eaby-Sandy Beth, Mutale Faith, DiLullo Gloria, Cohen Roger B, Vachani Anil, Langer Corey J: Pretreatment neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio as a marker of outcomes in nivolumab-treated patients with advanced non-small-cell lung cancer. Lung cancer (Amsterdam, Netherlands) 106 : 1-7,2017.

Bagley Stephen J, Vitale Steven, Zhang Suhong, Aggarwal Charu, Evans Tracey L, Alley Evan W, Cohen Roger B, Langer Corey J, Blair Ian A, Vachani Anil, Whitehead Alexander S: Pretreatment Red Blood Cell Total Folate Concentration Is Associated With Response to Pemetrexed in Stage IV Nonsquamous Non-Small-cell Lung Cancer. Clinical lung cancer 18 (2): e143-e149,2017.

AC Chiang KE Reeder-Hayes KK McNiff TL Evans IT Lennes E Eaton : Challenges, barriers, and keys to success for sustainable quality improvement in oncology: A focus group of oncology quality leaders Journal of Clinical Oncology 35 (8): abstract 78,2017.

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 22 (23): 5772-5782,2016.

Bickel Kathleen E, McNiff Kristen, Buss Mary K, Kamal Arif, Lupu Dale, Abernethy Amy P, Broder Michael S, Shapiro Charles L, Acheson Anupama Kurup, Malin Jennifer, Evans Tracey, Krzyzanowska Monika K: Defining High-Quality Palliative Care in Oncology Practice: An American Society of Clinical Oncology/American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Guidance Statement. Journal of oncology practice 12 (9): e828-38,2016.

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.

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
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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