Dr. John D Koethe MD Nephrologist

Dr. John Koethe is a nephrologist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Pennsylvania Hospital. He received his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 28 years. He is one of 25 doctors at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and one of 8 at Pennsylvania Hospital who specialize in Nephrology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Nephrologist: General Nephrology

Hospital Affiliation

Pennsylvania Hospital
High performing in Nephrology

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Ranked #13 in Nephrology

Education & Medical Training

University of Virginia
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1982 - 1985

University of Pennsylvania Health System
Fellowship, Nephrology, 1985 - 1988

Temple University School of Medicine
Class of 1982

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Nephrology

PA State Medical License

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACP), American College of Physicians

Publications & Presentations

Progression of membranous nephropathy to acute crescentic rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis and response to pulse methylprednisolone.
Koethe, J. D., Gerig, J. S., Glickman, J. L., Sturgill, B. C., Bolton, W. K.

Banana flakes control diarrhea in enterally fed patients.
Emery, E. A., Ahmad, S., Koethe, J. D., Skipper, A., Perlmutter, S., Paskin, D. L.

Surgical treatment of persistent exit-site infections.
Glickman, J. D., Rafanello, T., Gerhardt, R. E., Ntoso, K. A., Koethe, J. D., Wolf, C. J., Polsky, J.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • IBC Keystone HMO / POS
  • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • PacificSource Preferred PSN
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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