Dr. Paul A Offit MD Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist

Dr. Paul Offit is a pediatric infectious disease specialist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He received his medical degree from University of Maryland School of Medicine and has been in practice for 37 years. Dr. Offit accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 8 doctors at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania who specialize in Pediatric Infectious Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist: General Pediatric Infectious Disease

Clinical Interests: Vaccines

Education & Medical Training

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Residency, Pediatrics, 1977–1980

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Fellowship, Infectious Disease, 1980–1982

University of Maryland School of Medicine
Class of 1977

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 32 years in Pediatrics

PA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Elected Member, Institute of Medicine
2011

Super Doctor, SuperDoctors.com

Whos Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Marquis Whos Who

Top MD, Consumers Checkbook

Publications & Presentations

Vaccines and autism revisited--the Hannah Poling case.
Offit, P.A.

Delaying vaccination is not a safer choice.
Feemster, K. A.,Offit, P.

Thimerosal and vaccines--a cautionary tale.
Offit, P.A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS Value Network
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth HMO Value Network
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • AmeriHealth PPO Value Network
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • 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
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance 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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