Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University
Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Department of Medicine

Spandorfer, John M.

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John M. Spandorfer, MD

Contact Dr. Spandorfer

833 Chestnut Street
Suite 701
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 955-6180
(215) 955-6410 fax

Medical School

BS, Muhlenberg College, Natural Science - 1983
MD, Jefferson Medical College - 1989


Internal Medicine, Temple University Hospital

Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine

Hospital Appointment

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Other Professional Activities

Reviewer, Annals of Internal Medicine, 1997, 1999-2006

Lecture and research interest in anticoagulation and medical professionalism


Most Recent Peer-Reviewed Publications

  1. Annals On Being a Doctor Story Slam--Doctor, I Want My Husband Back
  2. In the Clinic. Deep venous thrombosis
  3. Underlying construct of empathy, optimism, and burnout in medical students
  4. The Jefferson Scale of Attitudes Toward Interprofessional Collaboration (JeffSATIC): Development and multi-institution psychometric data
  5. Peer assessment among first year medical students in anatomy
  6. Professionalism in radiology: Ideals and challenges
  7. Enhancing and sustaining empathy in medical students
  8. Psychometrics of the scale of attitudes toward physician-pharmacist collaboration: A study with medical students
  9. Genetic Modulation of Lipid Profiles following Lifestyle Modification or Metformin Treatment: The Diabetes Prevention Program
  10. Empathic and sympathetic orientations toward patient care: Conceptualization, measurement, and psychometrics
  11. Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
  12. Professionalism in medicine: A case-based guide for medical students
  13. Review: Self monitoring increases the efficacy and safety of anticoagulant therapy
  14. Clinical outcomes with unfractionated heparin or low-molecular-weight heparin as bridging therapy in patients on long-term oral anticoagulants: The REGIMEN registry
  15. Comparison of bleeding in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation treated with ximelagatran or warfarin: Assessment of incidence, case-fatality rate, time course and sites of bleeding, and risk factors for bleeding
  16. Benefits of more aggressive VTE prophylaxis in hospitalized medical patients
  17. The management of anticoagulation before and after procedures
  18. Epidemiology of venous thromboembolic disease
  19. The diabetes prevention program: Baseline characteristics of the randomized cohort
  20. Primary care physicians' views on screening and management of alcohol abuse: Inconsistencies with national guidelines