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Joseph R Teel, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Family Medicine and Community Health
Director of Family Medicine Obstetrics, HUP / PPMC
Medical Director, UPenn Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
Department: Family Medicine and Community Health

Contact information
Penn Family Care at
Penn Medicine University City, 9th Floor
3737 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-8777
Franklin & Marshall College - Lancaster, PA, 1999.
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine , 2003.
Post-Graduate Training
Resident Family Practice, Middlesex Hospital, Middletown, CT, 2003-2006.
Chief Resident, Middlesex Hospital, Middletown, CT, 2005-2006.
Leading Change Fellowship - Family Medicine, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, 2015-2016.
American Board of Family Medicine, 2006.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Low to Moderate Risk Obstetrics
Family Centered Maternity Care

Selected Publications

Kathleen O’Rourke, Joseph Teel, Erika Nicholls, Daniel D. Lee, Alyssa Covelli Colwill, and Sindhu K. Srinivas: Improving Staff Communication and Transitions of Care Between Obstetric Triage and Labor and Delivery. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic and Neonatal Nursing 47(2): 264–272, 2018.

Self: In Pennsylvania’s Fight Against Opioid Abuse, Drug Monitoring Database Could Be a Game-Changer. PA State Medical Society blog 2016.

Alyssa Colwill, Daniel Lee, Kate O'Rourke, April Romanos, Joseph Teel, Sindhu Srinivas : Improving handoffs between triage and labor and delivery at a university hospital: a pilot study BMJ Qual Saf 24(11): 718-40, 2015 Notes: doi:10.1136/bmjqs-2015-IHIabstracts.7 ; Presentation by Alyssa Colwill at 21st Annual Scientific Symposium on Improving the Quality and Value of Health Care; December 7, 2015 in Orlando, Florida

Veronica Graham: "You Can Take Charge of Your Health" Independance Blue Cross "Good Living" Independance Blue Cross, Page: 3, Summer 2014.

Cronholm PF, Teel J, Ghazi N: Alkaline Phosphatase, Elevated. Taylor's 10-minute Diagnosis Manual: How To Evaluate Symptoms and Signs In The Time Limited Encounter, 3rd Edition. Paulman P, Paulman A, Harrison J. (eds.). Lippincot Williams & Wilkins, August 2013 Notes: Book chapter.

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Last updated: 05/15/2018
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