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Kevin R. Fox, MD

Kevin R. Fox, MD Physician

Director, Rena Rowan Breast Center
Mariann T. and Robert J. MacDonald Professor in Breast Cancer Care Excellence

Dr. Fox is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. Kevin R. Fox

Recognized annually in Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs issue from 2004 through 2015

Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2007, 2008, 2010-14

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2003-2004, 2005-2006, 2007-2008, 2009-2010, 2011-2012, 2013-2014

Clinical Specialties


  • Medicine
    • Medical Oncology

Programs & Centers:

  • Cancer
    • Breast Cancer Program

Board Certification:

  • Internal Medicine, 1985
  • Medical Oncology, 1987

Clinical Expertise:

  • Breast Cancer
  • Male Breast Cancer

Practice Locations and Appointments

  • Rena Rowan Breast Center

    Abramson Cancer Center Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine, West Pavilion, 3rd Floor 3400 Civic Center Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Care
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


American Board of Internal Medicine Secretary, Subspecialty Committee on Medical Oncology, 1990-1996, American Cancer Society Breast Cancer Awareness Task Force, 1990-1993, American Society of Breast Disease, 2000-present, American Society of Clinical Oncology Member, 1988-present, American Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology, 2002, Member, International Consensus Panel on the Sentinel Lymph Node Procedure in Breast Cancer, Breast Health Institute, Phildelphia, Pa., 2001, Pennsylvania Oncologic Society, 1993-1996, Pennsylvania Society of Hematology and Oncology, 1998,

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Fox is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Selected Publications:

Lo Re, V, Fox, K, Ferrari, V, Kossev, P, and Kostman, J.: Hypereosinophilia associated with Cardiac Rhabdomyosarcoma, accepted for publication American Journal of Hematology : 2003.

Santiago, J, Wu, L, Harris, E, Fox, K, Schultz, D, Glick, J, and Solin, L.: Fifteen year results of breast conserving surgery and definitive irradiation for stage I and II breast carcinoma: The University of Pennsylvania experience. Submitted : 2003.

Manne, S, Ostroff, J, Sherman, M, Glassman, M, Ross, S, Goldstein, L, Fox, K.: Buffering effects for family and friend support on associations between partner unsupportive behaviors and coping among women with breast cancer. Accepted for publication, J Soc Pers Rel : 2002.

Santiago, R, Wu, L, Schultz, D, Harris, E, Fox, K, Glick, J, Solin, L.: Fifteen-year results of breast-conserving surgery and definitive irradiation for stage I and II breast cancer: the University of Pennsylvania experience. Proc ASCO 21 : 39a,2002.

Miller, W., DeMichele, A, Fox, K, Glick, J, Batist, G, Welles, L.: A phase I/II dose escalating trial of liposomal doxorubicin (TLC D-99, Myocet) in combination with paclitaxel (Taxol, T) for patients (pts) wit metastatic breast cancer (MBC). Proc ASCO 21 : 31b,2002.

Moore, HCF, and Fox, K.: Hormonal therapy. Breast Cancer: A multidisciplinary approach. : 161-174,2002.

Fox, K: Ascites. Clinical Practice of Hematology and Oncology : 2002.

Chang, J, Vines, E, Bertsch, H, Fraker, D, Czerniecki, B, Rosato, E, Tomaszewski, J, Conant, E, Orel, S, Schuchter, L, Fox, K, Zieber, N, Glick, J, Solin, L.: The impact Of a multidisciplinary breast cancer clinic on patient management decisions: The University of Pennsylvania experience. Cancer 91 : 1231-1237,2001.

Fox, KR, Ball, J, Mick, R, and Moore, HC.: Preventing chemotherapy-associated amenorrhea (CRA) with leuprolide in young women with early-stage breast cancer. Proc ASCO 20 : 25a,2001.

Ball, J, and Fox, KR.: Age-associated incidence of chemotherapy-related amenorhea (CRA) following adjuvant doxorubicin, cyclophosphamide, and paclitaxel (AC/TAXOL) in early-stage breast cancer. Proc ASCO 20 : 16b,2001.

Academic Contact Info

Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
3 West Pavilion
3400 Civic Center Boulevard

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-7469
Fax: (215) 662-7352
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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