Dr. Char M Witmer MD Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist

Dr. Char Witmer is a pediatric hematologist-oncologist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Pennsylvania Hospital. She received her medical degree from University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and has been in practice for 14 years. Dr. Witmer accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 13 doctors at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and one of 13 at Pennsylvania Hospital who specialize in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist: General Pediatric Hematology & Oncology

Education & Medical Training

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Residency, Pediatrics, 2000–2003

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Fellowship, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 2003–2006

University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Class of 2000

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

PA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Immune hemolytic anemia with drug-induced antibodies to carboplatin and vincristine in a pediatric patient with an optic pathway glioma.
Betensky, M.,Witmer, C.,Fisher, M. J.,Nance, S.,Weiss, M. J.,Sesok-Pizzini, D. A.

Hematologic Manifestations of Systemic Disease (Including Iron Deficiency, Anemia of Inflammation and DIC).
Witmer, C. M.

Haemorrhagic stroke in term and late preterm neonates.
Bruno, C. J.,Beslow, L. A.,Witmer, C. M.,Vossough, A.,Jordan, L. C.,Zelonis, S.,Licht, D. J.,Ichord, R. N.,Smith, S. E.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS Value Network
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth HMO Value Network
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • AmeriHealth PPO Value Network
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Great West PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • IBC Keystone HMO / POS
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • QualCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • QualCare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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