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Melissa Schiffman, MD, Internal Medicine, Wyncote, PA, Temple Health—Chestnut Hill Hospital

MelissaSchiffmanMD

Internal Medicine Wyncote, PA

Physician

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Education & Training

  • University of Pennsylvania Health System
    University of Pennsylvania Health SystemResidency, Internal Medicine, 1997 - 2000
  • Emory University School of Medicine
    Emory University School of MedicineClass of 1997
  • University of Pennsylvania
    University of PennsylvaniaBA, Biology and English, Phi Beta Kappa, 1989 - 1993

Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 1998 - 2024
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Top Doctor Castle Connolly, 2024
  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification Centricity Practice Solution EMR, GE Healthcare, 2012-2013
  • Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition Program National Committee for Quality Assurance, 2012-2015

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Authored Content

  • The Thrill of Saying NoJune 2024
  • A Plea from a PCP: Please Don’t Minimize My ExpertiseApril 2024
  • It’s the Era of Seniors, and Our Patients Deserve BetterFebruary 2024
  • As a Primary Care Physician, I Am Also the "Department of Complaints"November 2023
  • The Three Minute VacationOctober 2023
  • I’m a Doctor. I Strive to Be More like My HairstylistAugust 2023
  • My Physician Father’s Cursed TieJune 2023
  • What the Patient Who "Wants Nothing" Actually WantsApril 2023
  • Can a Patient Follow the Doctor’s Orders Too Closely?February 2023
  • Doctors Should Be Activists by Trade. Why Aren’t We?December 2022
  • Primary Care: I love the variety and the intimacy of the problems that are placed before meAugust 2021
  • Becoming Doctors 25 Years Later: Twenty five physicians sharing the journey from medical student to retirementApril 2021
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Press Mentions

  • What the Patient Who "Wants Nothing" Actually Wants
    What the Patient Who "Wants Nothing" Actually WantsApril 10th, 2023
  • Can a Patient Follow the Doctor’s Orders Too Closely?
    Can a Patient Follow the Doctor’s Orders Too Closely?February 13th, 2023
  • Doctors Should Be Activists by Trade. Why Aren’t We?
    Doctors Should Be Activists by Trade. Why Aren’t We?December 15th, 2022
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Hospital Affiliations