Dr. Emmanuel C. Besa MD Medical Oncologist

Dr. Emmanuel Besa is a medical oncologist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Lankenau Medical Center and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of the Philippines College of Medicine and has been in practice for 47 years. Dr. Besa accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 15 doctors at Lankenau Medical Center and one of 19 at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital who specialize in Medical Oncology. He also speaks multiple languages, including Filipino.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Medical Oncologist: Hematologic

Clinical Interests: Hematologic Malignancies, Myelodysplastic syndromes, Myeloproliferative Neoplasms, PNH, Aplastic Anemia

Hospital Affiliation

Lankenau Medical Center
High performing in Cancer

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Ranked #17 in Cancer

Education & Medical Training

Union Memorial Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1969 - 1970

University of Pennsylvania
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1970 - 1971

University of the Philippines College of Medicine
Class of 1967

University of the Philippines
Other Training, 1959 - 1962

Philippine General Hospital
Residency, Medicine, 1967 - 1969

Marine Biological Laboratory
Fellowship, Medicine, 1996

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Distinguished award for Medical Research, University of Philippines Alumni Society of America in New York City at Hyatt Grand Hotel

Teaching award from housestaff (Blue service) in Internal Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Outstanding Achievement in Medicine (Hematology and Oncology) and Education, UP Preparatory School at the Golden Anniversary Celebration

MDS Center of Excellence by the Myelodysplastic Syndromes Foundation, MCP Hahnemann University; Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson College of Medicine

MDS Center of Excellence by the Myelodysplastic Syndromes Foundation, MCP Hahnemann University; Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson College of Medicine

International Who’s Who of Professionals

International Who’s Who, Jacksonville, NC

Outstanding Oversees Educator for 1992, The University of the Philippines Medical Alumni Society, U.P College of Medicine, 547 Pedro Gil, Ermita, Manila

Marquis Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, New Providence, NJ

Publications & Presentations

The Medical College of Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Teaching Module.

Designing an Integrated Self-Learning Computer Program for Effective Cancer Teaching.

Tracking Student Use of Required Computer Aided Instruction Software in Curriculum.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS 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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