While teaching her phys-ed class, Erin Duroborow suffered a sudden cardiac arrest. She was taken to her local hospital. At her first opportunity, she asked to be transferred to Penn Medicine.
Each year, Philadelphia Magazine compiles its "Top Doctors" list of the region's best physicians. The physicians at Penn Medicine always figure prominently on this list. Watch interviews with top Penn urologists, medical oncologists, orthopaedic surgeons and many other "Top Doctors" at Penn in Philadelphia. To schedule an appointment with a Penn Medicine physician, call 800-789-PENN (7366).
Research is at the core of what Penn Medicine is about, and it is a key component to finding new, clinical breakthroughs in medicine. Learn about new treatments for cancer, ear, nose and throat disease, heart disease and other conditions at Penn through clinical research and clinical trials in these videos.
Penn Medicine offers the latest treatment options for cancer prevention and care. The Basser Research Center for BRCA1 and 2 helps advance research, prevention and treatment for breast and ovarian cancer. The comprehensive support services at the Abramson Cancer Center are committed to providing an all-inclusive approach to care for patients. Learn more about Penn Medicine's involvement with Stand Up 2 Cancer and other cancer prevention research.
Penn is a regional and national leader in cardiac care and research. The recently opened Penn Heart and Vascular Center takes that concept to the next level by integrating expert care and clinical research with a focus on greater convenience for patients.
Located in the Ruth and Raymond Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine, the Penn Heart and Vascular Center consolidates seven different cardiovascular practices in one space. With all outpatient practices geographically in the same location, the center combines cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, vascular surgery, vascular medicine and noninvasive heart and vascular imaging to deliver the ultimate patient care experience.
And as part of one of the countrys leading teaching hospitals, Penn Heart and Vascular gives patients access to clinical trials often unavailable elsewhere. That means excellent care for patients today and the research necessary to discover treatments of tomorrow.