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

Kyrillos, Janine

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Janine V. Kyrillos, MD

Contact Dr. Kyrillos

833 Chestnut Street
Suite 701
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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

Medical School

BSN, University of Pennsylvania - 1987
MD, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School - 1999


Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine

Hospital Appointment

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Professional Experience

Jefferson Internal Medicine Associates, Philadelphia, PA, Physician, Internal Medicine, 2002 - Present

Jefferson Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Program, Director of Medical Weight Management, 2008 - Present

Thomas Jefferson University, Preventive Health Care Program, Director, 2007 - Present

Jefferson Hospital for Neurosciences/Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 2002  2008, Medicine Consult Service

Jefferson Information Systems, Philadelphia, PA, 2002-2009, Physician Consultant

Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago, IL, 1992-1995
Registered Nurse

American Mobile Nurses, San Diego, CA, 1989-1992, Traveling Nurse

University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, 1987-1989 Registered Nurse

Expertise & Research Interests

Dr. Kyrillos specializes in preventive medicine and obesity.

Lectures & Presentations

"Telephone Support for Lifestyle Changes May Help Obese Patients on Medication Lose More Weight," Video News Story from American College of Physicians, interviewed on nationally released video, February, 2009.

Internal Medicine Grand Rounds, "Medical Management of Bariatric Surgery Patients" February 2009

Family Medicine Grand Rounds, "Medical Management of Bariatric Surgery Patients" November 2008

"Obesity In America: A Growing Epidemic" Presented series of three national webinars for Health Advocate™, September 2008.

"Family Practitioner's Role in the Bariatric Surgery Patient" American Academy of Family Physician's National Conference on Women's Health and Physician Wellness, April 2008.

Merck "A Day in the Hospital" Overview of Hospitalist Medicine, Sponsored at Jefferson for Merck employee training by Office of Health Policy, Several lectures in 2007-2008.

"Workplace Wellness: Healthier Employees, Healthier Bottom Line" Presented series of three national webinars for Health Advocate™, November 2007.

"They Didn't Staple my Brain," Third Year Medical Student's Interclerkship lecture on Bariatric Surgery, September 2007.

"Executive Health Physicals: Going the Extra Mile for Your Executives," sponsored by PENJERDEL Employee Benefits and Compensation Association, May 9, 2007

Obesity Overview - Internal Medicine Resident Noon Conferences 2006-2008

Professional Activities & Committees

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital - Clinical Informatics Committee

Introduction to Clinical Medicine I, Small Group Leader

Jefferson Hospital Ethics Committee

Jefferson University Physicians - Clinical Care Subcommittee

Jefferson University Physicians - EMR Physician Advisory Group

Keystone Mercy Health Plan
Medical Management Committee Member

Healthcare Advocates, Philadelphia PA - Medical Consultant

Am I Hungry?® Non-Diet Approach to Weight Management, Licensed Facilitator

ObesityHelp" Advisory Team, Physician Consultant, 2007-Present

ObesityHelp" Mental Health Advisory Board, Physician Consultant, 2007-Present

Obesity Action Coalition, Member 2007-Present

American Society for Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery, Member 2008-2009

The Obesity Society, Member 2008-200


Primary Care, Weight Loss, Obesity, Diabetes, PCOS, Depression, Sleep Apnea, Preventive Health Care