Division of General Internal Medicine

Division of General Internal Medicine
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Andrew J. Epstein, Ph.D., M.P.P.

Research Associate Professor of Medicine
Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics
Member, Abramson Cancer Center
Department: Medicine

Contact information
1001 Blockley Hall
423 Guardian Dr
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 746-7992
Fax: (215) 573-8779
BA (Computer Science (magna cum laude)
Amherst College, Amherst, MA, 1994.
MPP (Master of Public Policy in Health Policy)
Georgetown Public Policy Institute, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, 1998.
PhD (Doctor of Philosophy in Health Care Economics)
The Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2004.
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Description of Research Expertise

Health Economics
Health Services Research

Selected Publications

Bansal N, Simmons KD, Epstein AJ, Morris JB, Kelz RR: Using patient outcomes to evaluate general surgery residency program performance. JAMA Surgery 151(2): 1-9, 2016.

Hall GM, Shanmugan S, Bleier JIS, Jeganathan AN, Epstein A, Paulson EC: Colorectal specialization and survival in colorectal cancer. Colorectal Disease 18(2): O51-O60, 2016.

Epstein AJ, Nicholson S, Asch DA: The production of and market for new physicians' skill. American Journal of Health Economics 2(1): 41-65, 2016.

Aldridge MD, AJ Epstein, AA Brody, EJ Lee, E Cherlin, EH Bradley: The impact of reported hospice preferred practices on hospital utilization at the end of lfe. Medical Care 54(7): 657-663, 2016.

Veenstra C, Vachani A, Ciunci CA, Zafar H, Epstein AJ, Paulson EC: Trends in use of FDG-PET imaging in surveillance of non-small cell lung and colorectal cancer. Journal of the American College of Radiology 13(5): 491-496, 2016.

Veenstra CM, Epstein AJ, Liao K, Griggs JJ, Pollack CE, Armstrong K: Hospital academic status and value of care for nonmetastatic colon cancer. Journal of Oncology Practice 11(3): e304-e312, 2015.

Ryskina KL, Dine CJ, Kim EJ, Bishop TF, Epstein AJ: Effect of attending practice style on generic medication prescribing by residents in the clinic setting: an observational study. Journal of General Internal Medicine 30(9): 1286-1293, 2015.

Paulson EC, Veenstra CM, Vachani A, Ciunci CA, Epstein AJ: Trends in surveillance for resected colon cancer, 2001-2009. Cancer 121(19): 3525-3533, 2015.

Anderson TS, Huskamp H, Epstein AJ, Barry CL, Men A, Berndt EN, Horvitz-Lennon M, Normand S, Donohue J: Antipsychotic prescribing: Do conflict of interest policies make a difference? Medical Care 53(4): 338-345, 2015.

Epstein AJ, Barry CL, Fiellin DA, Busch SH: Consumers’ valuation of primary care–based treatment options for mental and substance use disorders. Psychiatric Services 66(8): 772-774, 2015.

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Last updated: 07/07/2016
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