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Nevena Damjanov, MD

Nevena Damjanov, MD Physician

Director of Clinical Research, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Section Chief Hematology/Oncology, VA Medical Center
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine

Dr. Damjanov is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties


  • Medicine
    • Medical Oncology

Programs & Services:

  • Cancer
    • Anal Cancer
    • Colon Cancer
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumor
    • Liver Cancer
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Rectal Cancer
    • Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach (Gastric) Cancer

Board Certification:

  • Hematology, 1996
  • Internal Medicine, 1992
  • Medical Oncology, 1995

Conditions & Treatments:

  • Ampullary Cancer
  • Anal Cancer
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • cancer - metastasis
  • cancer - multimodal therapy
  • cancer - non-surgical treatment
  • Cancer Clinical Trials
  • cancer pain
  • carcinoma - hepatocellular
  • Colon Cancer
  • colorectal cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • gastrointestinal cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumor
  • gastrointestinal malignancies
  • gastrointestinal oncology
  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GIST)
  • Gastrointestinal Tumor
  • Liver Cancer
  • liver cancer - metastatic
  • liver metastases
  • Liver Tumors
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Tumors
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • pancreatic neuroendocrine
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer

Practice Locations and Appointments

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: Hahnemann University Hospital
Residency: Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Fellowship: University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


American Medical Association, National American Society of Clinical Oncology, National


Dr. Damjanov is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Selected Publications:

Sun, W., Sohal, D., Mykulowycz, K., Teitelbaum, U.R., Damjanov, N., Giantonio, B.J., Carberry, M., Wissel, P., Jacobs-Small, M., O’Dwyer, P.J.: An interim evaluation of efficacy and safety of the combination of panitumumab, gemcitabine, and irinotecan in patients with advanced or metastatic cholangiocarcinoma: A phase II study. Journal of Clinical Oncology 30 (328a): 2012.

Sinha S, Levine M, Damjanov N, Reddy KR, Olthoff K, Shaked A, Hoteit M: Hepato-Cholangiocarcinoma in Liver Transplantation: Frequency and Outcomes. American Journal of Transplantation 11 Suppl 2 : 466-466,2011.

Hall, MJ, Egleston, B, Miller, SM, Buzaglo, JS, Millard, J, Ridgway, C, Damjanov, N, Sprandio, JD, Meropol, NJ: Barriers to participation in cancer prevention clinical trials Acta Oncologica 49 (6): 757-766,2010.

Academic Contact Info

Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
51 North 39th Street
103A MAB

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-9154
Fax: (215) 243-3249
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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