News Release
 

August 10 2009

CONTACT: Marc Kaplan
(215) 662-2560
marc.kaplan@uphs.upenn.edu

Penn Medicine - University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and University of Pennsylvania Health System

Penn Medicine Doctor Named a Top Physician in South Jersey

PHILADELPHIA –  Jeffrey Thomas Tokazewski, MD, has been named a Top Physician by South Jersey Magazine in its yearly review of doctors.  Thirteen doctors were featured in the category of Family Practice in the August issue.  To qualify, Top Doctors must receive the highest scores on the HealthGrades patient experience survey.

Tokazewski is an attending physician at PENNCare’s South Jersey Family Medicine practice, part of Penn Medicine’s Clinical Care Associates.  He is also a Clinical Associate Professor in the School of Medicine

Tokazewski has received several University of Pennsylvania Health System and Clinical Care Associates quality and safety awards for his work in standardizing practice procedures and enhancing patient education.  He received his undergraduate degree from Drew University and his medical degree from the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.

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Penn Medicine is one of the world's leading academic medical centers, dedicated to the related missions of medical education, biomedical research, and excellence in patient care. Penn Medicine consists of the Raymond and Ruth Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania (founded in 1765 as the nation's first medical school) and the University of Pennsylvania Health System, which together form a $4.3 billion enterprise.

The Perelman School of Medicine has been ranked among the top five medical schools in the United States for the past 17 years, according to U.S. News & World Report's survey of research-oriented medical schools. The School is consistently among the nation's top recipients of funding from the National Institutes of Health, with $392 million awarded in the 2013 fiscal year.

The University of Pennsylvania Health System's patient care facilities include: The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania -- recognized as one of the nation's top "Honor Roll" hospitals by U.S. News & World Report; Penn Presbyterian Medical Center; Chester County Hospital; Penn Wissahickon Hospice; and Pennsylvania Hospital -- the nation's first hospital, founded in 1751. Additional affiliated inpatient care facilities and services throughout the Philadelphia region include Chestnut Hill Hospital and Good Shepherd Penn Partners, a partnership between Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network and Penn Medicine.

Penn Medicine is committed to improving lives and health through a variety of community-based programs and activities. In fiscal year 2013, Penn Medicine provided $814 million to benefit our community.


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