Dr. Brian R Kann MD Surgeon

Dr. Brian Kann is a surgeon in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Drexel University College of Medicine and has been in practice for 17 years. Dr. Kann accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 90 doctors at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and one of 52 at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery, Colon & Rectal

Education & Medical Training

Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Residency, Colon and Rectal Surgery, 2003–2004

Cooper University Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1997–2003

Drexel University College of Medicine
Class of 1997

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Certified 9 years in Colon & Rectal Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified 10 years in Surgery

PA State Medical License
Active through 2014

NJ State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Crohn disease.
Kann, B. R.

Strictureplasty.
Hesham, W.,Kann, B. R.

The Simulated Ward: Ideal for Training Clinical Clerks in an Era of Patient Safety.
Mollo, E. A., Reinke, C. E., Nelson, C., Holena, D. N., Kann, B., Williams, N., Bleier, J., Kelz, R. R.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • IBC Keystone HMO / POS
  • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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