Dr. Penelope Dennehy MD Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist

Dr. Penelope Dennehy is a pediatric infectious disease specialist in Providence, Rhode Island and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Emma Pendleton Bradley Hospital and Miriam Hospital. She received her medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 38 years. Dr. Dennehy accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 2 doctors at Emma Pendleton Bradley Hospital and one of 3 at Miriam Hospital who specialize in Pediatric Infectious Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist: General Pediatric Infectious Disease

Education & Medical Training

Brown University
Residency, Pediatrics, 1976–1979

Children's Hospital, Boston
Fellowship, Infectious Disease, 1979–1982

Tufts University School of Medicine
Class of 1976

Radcliffe College
Other Training, Biology, 1970

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 33 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 20 years in Pediatric Infectious Diseases

MA State Medical License
Active through 2015

RI State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Top MD, Consumers Checkbook

Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
2010

Best Doctors, Rhode Island, Rhode Island Monthly
2009

Best Doctors in America®
1996

Best Doctors in America®
1997

Best Doctors in America®
1998

Best Doctors in America®
1999

Best Doctors in America®
2000

Best Doctors in America®
2001

Best Doctors in America®
2002

Best Doctors in America®
2003

Best Doctors in America®
2004

Best Doctors in America®
2005

Best Doctors in America®
2006

Best Doctors in America®
2007

Best Doctors in America®
2008

Best Doctors in America®
2009

Best Doctors in America®
2010

Best Doctors in America®
2011

Castle Connolly Top Doctors
2009

Castle Connolly Top Doctors
2010

Castle Connolly Top Doctors
2011

Castle Connolly Top Doctors
2012

Consumer's Research Council of America's Guide to America's Top Pediatricians
2004

Consumer's Research Council of America's Guide to America's Top Pediatricians
2005

Consumer's Research Council of America's Guide to America's Top Pediatricians
2006

Consumer's Research Council of America's Guide to America's Top Pediatricians
2007

Consumer's Research Council of America's Guide to America's Top Pediatricians
2008

Consumer's Research Council of America's Guide to America's Top Pediatricians
2009

Consumer's Research Council of America's Guide to America's Top Pediatricians
2010

Consumer's Research Council of America's Guide to America's Top Pediatricians
2011

Consumer's Research Council of America's Guide to America's Top Pediatricians
2012

Dean's Teaching Excellence Award, Brown Medical School
2002

Dean's Teaching Excellence Award, Brown Medical School
2003

Dean's Teaching Excellence Award, Brown Medical School
2004

Dean's Teaching Excellence Award, Brown Medical School
2006

Dean's Teaching Excellence Award, Brown Medical School
2007

Distinguished Service Award, Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society
2012

Division Teaching Award in Pediatrics, Rhode Island Hospital
1996

Division Teaching Award in Pediatrics, Rhode Island Hospital
1997

Division Teaching Award in Pediatrics, Rhode Island Hospital
2010

The Best Doctors in America, American Health Magazine
1996

The Best Doctors in America, American Health Magazine
1997

Publications & Presentations

AIDS Transmission.

Mycoplasma Infections: Their Clinical Significance and Laboratory Identification.

Workshop on Collection, Processing and Rapid Identification Methods for Viral Pathogens in Clinical Specimens.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Kansas City Preferred-Care Blue PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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