Samuel U. Takvorian, MD, MSHP

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Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
3400 Civic Center Blvd
10 South Pavilion
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
AB (High Honors in Social Studies )
Harvard College, 2006.
MD (Medicine)
Harvard Medical School, 2013.
MSHP (Health Policy Research )
University of Pennsylvania , 2019.
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Selected Publications

Alicia B.W. Clifton, Tasnim Salam, Peter E. Gabriel, Callie Scott, David A. Asch, Samuel Takvorian, Ravi Parikh, Frank Leone, Brian P. Jenssen, Anna-Marika Bauer, Jessica Chen, Julissa Melo, Lawrence N Shulman, Justin E. Bekelman, Robert Schnoll, Rinad S. Beidas, Adina Lieberman, Kelly Zentgraf, Alison M. Buttenheim: Rapid-cycle approaches to optimize implementation strategies to nudge patient and provider behavior change. AcademyHealth Dissemination & Implementation Conference December 2021.

Katharine A. Rendle, Justin Bekelman, Robert A. Schnoll, Lawrence N. Shulman, Frank Leone, Brian Jenssen, Samuel U. Takvorian, Ravi B. Parikh, Rachel C. Shelton, Krisda H. Chaiyachati, Alison M. Buttenheim, David A. Asch, Callie A. Scott, Alicia B. W. Clifton, Anna-Marika Bauer, Tasnim Salam, Adina Lieberman, Kelly Zentgraf, Peter Gabriel, Rinad S. Beidas: Assessing and comparing clinician self-efficacy to implement four evidence-based practices in oncology care. AcademyHealth Dissemination & Implementation Conference December 2021.

Gaurav Goyal, Krystal W. Lau, Xiaoliang Wang, Amy J. Davidoff, Scott Huntington, Omer Jamy, Gregory Calip, Deborah Stephens, Rebecca Miksad, Ravi Parikh, Samuel Takvorian, Natalia Nepardize, Erlene Seymour: Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on in-person visit rates among patients with hematologic malignancies in the United States. American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA December 2021.

Natalia Neparidze, Krystal W. Lau, Xiaoliang Wang, Amy J. Davidoff, Scott Huntington, Omer Jamy, Gregory Calip, Harsh Shah, Deborah Stephens, Rebecca Miksad, Ravi Parikh, Samuel Takvorian, Gaurav Goyal, Erlene Seymour: Racial Disparities in Telemedicine Uptake during the COVID-19 Pandemic Among Patients with Hematologic Malignancies in the United States. American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA December 2021.

Samuel U. Takvorian, Justin Bekelman, Rinad S. Beidas, Robert Schnoll, Alicia B. W. Clifton, Tasnim Salam, Peter Gabriel, E. Paul Wileyto, Callie A. Scott, David A. Asch, Alison M. Buttenheim, Katharine A. Rendle, Krisda Chaiyachati, Rachel C. Shelton, Sue Ware, Corey Chivers, Lynn M. Schuchter, Pallavi Kumar, Lawrence N. Shulman, Nina O’Connor, Adina Lieberman, Kelly Zentgraf and Ravi B. Parikh: Behavioral economic implementation strategies to improve serious illness communication between clinicians and high-risk patients with cancer: protocol for a cluster randomized pragmatic trial. Implementation Science September 2021.

Takvorian SU, Yasaitis L, Liu M, Lee D, Werner RM, Bekelman JE: Differences in cancer care expenditures and utilization for surgery by hospital type among patients with private insurance. JAMA Netw Open 4(8), Aug 3 2021.

Takvorian SU, Haas NB: Use of bone resorption inhibitors in metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer—20 years later, and the answer is still yes. JAMA Netw Open 4(7): e2117159, Jul 22 2021.

Frosch ZAK, Illenberger N, Mitra N, Boffa DJ, Facktor MA, Nelson H, Palis BE, Bekelman JE, Shulman LN, Takvorian SU: Trends in patient volume by hospital type and the association of these trends with time to cancer treatment initiation. JAMA Netw Open 4(7): e2115675, Jul 1 2021.

Takvorian SU, Parikh RB, Vader D, Wileyto EP, Clark AS, Lee DJ, Goyal G, Rocque GB, Dotan E, Geynisman DM, Phull P, Spiess PE, Kim RY, Davidoff AJ, Gross CP, Miksad RA, Calip GS, Shulman LN, Mamtani R, Hubbard RA: Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on time to treatment initiation for patients with advanced cancer. American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL June 2021 Notes: Poster presentation.

Guerra CE, Sallee V, Hwang WT, Bryant B, Washington AL, Takvorian SU, Schnoll R, Glanz K, Cohen RB, Nathanson KL, Vonderheide RH: Accrual of Black participants to cancer clinical trials following a five-year prospective initiative of community outreach and engagement. American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL June 2021 Notes: Oral presentation.

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