Division of General Internal Medicine

Division of General Internal Medicine
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Peter W. Groeneveld, MD, MS

Associate Professor of Medicine
Core Faculty Member, Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion, Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania
Staff Physician, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Staff Physician, Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Director, Leonard Davis Institute Health Services Research Data Center
Vice-Chair, Research and Development Committee, Philadelphia VA Medical Center
Co-Director of Research, Leonard Davis Institute for Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
1229 Blockley Hall
423 Guardian Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 898-2569
Fax: (215) 573-8778
Education:
S.B. (Computer, Electrical, and Systems Engineering)
Harvard College, 1991.
M.D. (Medicine)
Tufts University, 1995.
M.S. (Health Services Research)
Stanford University, 2003.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 1995-1996.
Resident in Internal Medicine; VA Primary Care Residency Track, University of California, San Francisco, 1996-1998.
Fellow in Healthcare Research and Policy, Stanford University School of Medicine, 2000-2003.
Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine, 1998.
American Board of Internal Medicine (renewal), 2008.
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Description of Research Expertise

Health economics
Health services research
Medical technology assessment
Health care outcomes research
Diffusion of innovation
Racial disparties in health care
Medical claims data analysis
Observational data analysis
Cost-effectiveness analysis

Selected Publications

Matlock DD, Groeneveld PW, Sidney S, Shetterly S, Goodrich G, Glenn K, Xu S, Yang L, Farmer SA, Reynolds K, Cassidy-Bushrow AE, Lieu T, Boudreau DM, Greenlee RT, Tom J, Vupputuri S, Adams KF, Smith DH, Gunter MJ, Go AS, Magid DJ: Geographic variation in cardiovascular procedure use among Medicare fee-for-service versus Medicare Advantage beneficiaries. JAMA 310(2): 155-162, July 2013.

Epstein AJ, Groeneveld PW, Harhay MO, Yang F, Polsky D: The impact of minimally invasive surgery on medical spending and employee absenteeism. JAMA Surgery 148(7): 641-7, July 2013.

Baiocchi M, Small D, Yang Y, Polsky D, Groeneveld PW: Near/far matching: a study design approach to instrumental variables. Health Serv Outcomes Res Method 12(4): 237-253, December 2012.

Farmer SA, Tuohy EJ, Small DS, Wang Y, Groeneveld PW: Impact of community wealth on use of cardiac-resynchronization therapy with defibrillators for heart failure patients. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 5(6): 798-807, November 2012.

Groeneveld P.W.: How drug-eluting stents illustrate our health system’s flawed relationship with technology. Arch Intern Med 172(15): 1152-3, August 2012.

Epstein AJ, Polsky D, Yang F, Yang L, Groeneveld PW: Geographic variation in implantable cardioverter-defibrillator use and heart failure survival. Med Care 50(1): 10-17, January 2012.

Merchant RM, Yang L, Becker LB, Berg RA, Nadkarni V, Nichol G, Carr BG, Mitra N, Bradley SM, Abella BS, Groeneveld PW: Incidence of treated cardiac arrest in hospitalized patients in the United States. Crit Care Med 39(11): 2401-2406, November 2011.

Groeneveld PW, Polsky D, Yang F, Yang L, Epstein AJ: The impact of new cardiovascular device technology on health care costs. Arch Intern Med 171(14): 1289-91, July 2011.

Epstein AJ, Polsky D, Yang L, Yang F, Groeneveld PW: Coronary revascularization trends in the United States: 2001-2008. JAMA 305(17): 1769-1776, May 2011.

Groeneveld PW, Epstein AJ, Yang F, Yang L, Polsky D: Medicare’s policy on carotid stents limited use to hospitals meeting quality guidelines yet did not hurt disadvantaged. Health Affairs 30(2): 312-321, February 2011.

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