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
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.
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

Epstein AJ, Wong YN, Mitra N, Vachani A, Hin S, Smith-McLallen A, Armstrong K, Groeneveld PW: Adjuvant chemotherapy use and healthcare costs after the introduction of genomic testing in breast cancer. J Clin Oncol in press, 2015.

Kini V, McCarthy F, Rajae S, Epstein AJ, Heidenreich PA, Groeneveld, PW : Variation in utilization of echocardiography among veterans who use the Veterans Health Administration versus Medicare. Am Heart Journal 170(4), October 2015.

Kressin NR, Groeneveld PW: Race/ethnicity and overuse of care: A systematic review. Milbank Q 93(1): 112-138, March 2015.

Epstein AJ, Yang L, Yang F, Groeneveld PW: A comparison of clinical outcomes from carotid artery stenting among US hospitals. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 7(4): 574-80, July 2014.

Goldberg DS, French BC, Forde KA, Groeneveld PW, Bittermann T, Backus L, Halpern SD, Kaplan DE.: Association of distance from a transplant center with access to waitlist placement, receipt of liver transplantation, and survival among US veterans. JAMA 311(12): 1234-43, March 2014.

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.

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.

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.

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