Dr. Joseph A. Desimone MD Infectious Disease Specialist

Dr. Joseph Desimone is an infectious disease specialist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. He received his medical degree from Allegheny University of the Health Sciences and has been in practice for 20 years. He is one of 7 doctors at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital who specialize in Infectious Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Infectious Disease Specialist: General Infectious Disease

Education & Medical Training

Thomas Jefferson University
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1994 - 1997

Thomas Jefferson University
Fellowship, Infectious Disease, 1997 - 1999

Allegheny University of the Health Sciences
Class of 1994

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Sports Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

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

Publications & Presentations

Dolutegravir: A New Integrase Strand Transfer Inhibitor for the Treatment of HIV.
Shah, B. M.,Schafer, J. J.,Desimone, J. A.

Haemoglobinuria is associated with chronic kidney disease and its progression in patients with sickle cell anaemia.
Saraf, S. L.,Zhang, X.,Kanias, T.,Lash, J. P.,Molokie, R. E.,Oza, B.,Lai, C.,Rowe, J. H.,Gowhari, M.,Hassan, J.,Desimone, J.,Machado, R. F.,Gladwin, M. T.,Little, J. A.,Gordeuk, V. R.

Rothia mucilaginosa Prosthetic Device Infections: A Case of Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis.
Bruminhent, J.,Tokarczyk, M. J.,Jungkind, D.,Desimone, J. A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • Coventry Virginia - HMO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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