Dr. Robert G Penn MD Infectious Disease Specialist

Dr. Robert Penn is an infectious disease specialist in Omaha, Nebraska. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Alegent Creighton Health Bergan Mercy Medical Center and Alegent Creighton Health Lakeside Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Nebraska College of Medicine and has been in practice for 39 years. Dr. Penn accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 4 doctors at Alegent Creighton Health Bergan Mercy Medical Center and one of 4 at Alegent Creighton Health Lakeside Hospital who specialize in Infectious Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Infectious Disease Specialist: General Infectious Disease, Transplant/Immunocompromised States

Clinical Interests: Microbial Drug Resistance

Education & Medical Training

University of Nebraska Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1975 - 1978

Creighton University Affil Hospital
Fellowship, Infectious Disease, 1979 - 1981

University of Nebraska College of Medicine
Class of 1975

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 30 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 25 years in Hand Surgery

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

CO State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow, Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA)
2010

Fellow, Society of Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA)
2005

Fellow, American College of Physicians (ACP)
2000

Member, Alpha Omega Alpha
1975

Member, Phi Beta Kappa
1972

Publications & Presentations

Persistent neuroinvasive West Nile virus infection in an immunocompromised patient.
Penn, R.G., Guarner, J., Sejvar, J.J., Hartman, H., McComb, R.D., Nevins, D.L., Bhatnagar, J., Zaki, S.R.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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