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Valerianna K. Amorosa, MD

Valerianna K. Amorosa, MD Physician

Medical Director for Penn Home Infusion Therapy (PHIT) Professor of Clinical Medicine

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Infectious Diseases

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Infectious Disease, 2004
  • Internal Medicine, 2001

Clinical Expertise:

  • AIDS
  • Anal Pap Smear
  • Antiretroviral Salvage Therapy
  • Aspergillosis
  • Bone Infection (Osteomyelitis)
  • C. Difficile (Clostridium Difficile Diarrhea)
  • Cellulitis
  • Encephalitis
  • Fever of Unknown Origin
  • Flu (Influenza)
  • Flu Shot Vaccination
  • Fungal Meningitis
  • Fungemia
  • Genital Warts (Condyloma Acuminatum)
  • Gonorrhea
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis A Vaccination
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis B Vaccination
  • Hepatitis C
  • Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV)
  • Histoplasmosis
  • HIV and AIDS
  • HPV Vaccination
  • Human Papilloma Virus
  • Japanese Encephalitis Vaccination
  • Joint Infection
  • Lyme Disease
  • Lymphogranuloma Venereum
  • Malaria
  • Measles Vaccination
  • Meningitis
  • Meningitis Vaccination
  • Menningococcal Vaccine
  • MMR Vaccine
  • Mycobacterium
  • Mycobacterium Avium Complex
  • Mycoplasma
  • Mycosis
  • Parasitic Diseases
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonia Vaccination
  • Polio Vaccination
  • Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis
  • Prosthetic Joint Infection
  • Pyelonephritis
  • Rabies Vaccination
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD)
  • Shingles
  • Shingles Vaccination
  • Staph Infection
  • Swollen Lymph Nodes
  • Syphilis
  • Transplant Related Infection
  • Travel Medicine
  • Travel Vaccination
  • Travelers' Diarrhea
  • Tropical Medicine
  • Tuberculosis (TB)
  • Tuberculosis Testing
  • Typhoid Fever Vaccination
  • Viral Encephalitis
  • Viral Meningitis
  • Wound Infection
  • Yellow Fever Vaccination
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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)
  • eLAP Services
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Homestead Smart Health Plans
  • 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
  • Provider Partners Health Plan
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Veterans Choice Program

Education and Training

Medical School: Washington University
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American Association for the Study of the Liver, National HIV Medicine Association, National Infectious Diseases Society of America, National International AIDS Society, International

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Amorosa 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.

Research

Description of Research Expertise:

Clinical research in HIV, HCV coinfection

Selected Publications:

Gowda Charitha, Sheikh Umar, Maier Andrew W, Chang Kyong-Mi, Kaplan David E, Re Vincent Lo, Amorosa Valerianna K: Strategies to Improve Hepatocellular Carcinoma Surveillance in Veterans With Hepatitis B Infection Fed Pract 34 (Suppl 4): S30-S39,2017.

Petersen T, Lee YJ, Osinusi A, Amorosa VK, Wang C, Kang M, Matining R, Zhang X, Dou D, Umbleja T, Kottilil S, Peters MG: Interferon Stimulated Gene Expression in HIV/HCV Coinfected Patients Treated with Nitazoxanide/Peginterferon-Alfa-2a and Ribavirin AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 32 (7): 660-7,2016.

Hill A, Roberts T, Amorosa V, Pourmand K, Matthews G, Cooke G, Khan H, Cohn J: Can HCV antigen testing replace HCV RNA analysis, for monitoring of DAA-based treatment for Hepatitis C? AASLD : 2015.

Gowda C, Sheikh U, Maier A, Chang KM, Kaplan DE, Lo Re III V, Amorosa V: Identifying barriers and potential strategies to improve HCC surveillance for HBV-infected veterans IDSA : 2015.

Cohn J, Roberts T, Amorosa V, Lemoine M, Hill A: Simplified diagnostic monitoring for hepatitis C, in the new era of direct-acting antiviral treatment Curr Opin HIV AIDS 10 (5): 369-73,2015.

Ogdie A, Pang WG, Forde KA, Samir BD, Mulugeta L, Chang KM, Kaplan DE, Amorosa VK, Kostman JR, Reddy RK, Schumacher RH, Lo Re V 3rd: Prevalence and risk factors for patient-reported joint pain among patients with HIV/hepatitis C coinfection, hepatitis C monoinfection, and HIV monoinfection BMC Musculoskelet Disord 16 : 93,2015.

Gluckman S, Amorosa V, Dummer S, Gordon S: ABIM Update in Infectious Diseases ABIM : 2015.

Gowda C, Compher C, Amorosa VK, Lo Re V 3rd: Association between chronic hepatitis C virus infection and low muscle mass in US adults J Viral Hepat 21 (12): 938-43,2014.

Shah NN, Harrison N, Stonecypher M, Frank D, Amorosa V, Svoboda J: Extracavitary primary effusion lymphoma initially presenting with hemophagocytic lymphohistocytosis . Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk 14 (5): e157-60,2014.

Cho H, Kikuchi M, Li Y, Nakamoto N, Amorosa VK, Valiga ME, Chang KM: Induction of Multiple Immune Regulatory Pathways with Differential Impact in HCV/HIV Coinfection Front Immunol 5 : 265,2014.

Academic Contact Info

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3 Silverstein, Suite E
3400 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 823-5800
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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