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Maureen R. Hewitt, MD

Maureen R. Hewitt, MD Physician

Clinical Associate of Medicine

Dr. Hewitt is employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. Maureen R. Hewitt

Recognized by America's Top Doctors for 2015 - 2017

Recognized in Philadelphia magazine's annual Top Docs issues for 2018 and 2019

Recognized in Main Line Today magazine's annual Top Docs issue 2008 - 2019

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Hematology, 2009
  • Medical Oncology, 2008

Clinical Expertise:

  • All Cancer Types
  • Amyloidosis
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Aplastic Anemia
  • B12 Deficiency Anemia
  • Bile Duct Cancer (Cholangiocarcinoma)
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Cancer
  • Blood Clotting Disorders (Blood Coagulation)
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Platelet Disorders
  • Bone Sarcoma
  • Bone Tumors
  • Brain Tumors
  • Breast Cancer
  • Carcinoid Tumors
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Colon Tumors
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Endometrial Cancer
  • Eosinophilic Granuloma
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Ewings Sarcoma
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GIST)
  • Giant Cell Tumor of the Bone
  • Glioblastoma
  • Graft Versus Host Disease
  • HELLP Syndrome
  • Hemolytic Anemia
  • Hemophilia
  • Histiocytosis
  • Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer (IBC)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Leiomyosarcoma
  • Leukemia
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Melanoma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Mesothelioma
  • Mouth Cancer (Oral Cancer)
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS)
  • Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPN)
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Oropharyngeal Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Penile Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rhabdomyosarcoma
  • Sarcoma
  • Sickle Cell Diseases
  • Sinus Cancer
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Spinal Tumor
  • Stomach Cancer (Gastric Cancer)
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thalassemias
  • Throat Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Urethral Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia (WM)
  • White Blood Cell Disorders
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Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • Amerihealth Caritas Medicare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • eLAP Services
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Homestead Smart Health Plans
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Provider Partners Health Plan
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Veterans Choice Program

Education and Training

Medical School: Louisiana State University School of Medicine
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American Association of Cancer Research, National American Society of Clinical Oncology, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Hewitt is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Chester County Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: On the medical staff, but does not have privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Traynor AM, Hewitt M, Liu G, Flaherty KT, Clark J, Freedman SJ, Leighton AM, Watson PA, Zhao B, O'Dwyer PJ, Wilding G.: Phase I dose escalation study of MK-0457, a novel Aurora kinase inhibitor, in adult patients with advanced tumors. Cancer Chemother Pharmacol : 2010.

Hewitt MR, Sun W.: Oxaliplatin-Associated Hypersensitivity Reactions: Clinical Presentation and Management Clinical Colorectal Cancer 2 (6): 114-117,2006.

Hewitt M, Sun W, Haller DG, Mykulowycz K, Tuite C, Rosen M, Caparro M, Giantonio B, Oltoff K.: A phase II trial of the Combination of Capecitabine, Oxaliplatin with Bevacuzynab in the Treatment of Advanced Hepatocellular Carcinoma Preliminary Safety Analysis. Proceedings of the American Society of Clinical Oncology : 2006.

Hewitt MR, Haller DG.: Adjuvant Therapy for Colon Cancer, Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow The Article Reviewed Oncology (Williston Park) 20 : 473-475,2006.

Hewitt MR, Yu K.: Treatment Update for Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer Community Oncology 3 : 28-430,2006.

Hewitt M, Porter DL, Hummel K, McAlee A, Phillips J, Stadtmauer E, Schuster S, Luger S, Nasta S, Tsai D, Loren A, Perl A, Emerson S, Goldstein SC.: Myeloablative vs. Non-Myeloablative Conditioning with Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation for High Risk Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma. Similar Outcomes Despite Differences in Disease Risk Proceedings of the American Society of Bone Marrow Transplantation : 2005.

DeCoster MA, Hewitt MR, Lambeau M, Lascunski M, Bazan NG: Modulation of Neuronal Sensitivity to Glutamate by Secretory Phospholipases A2 (SPLA2s) Proceedings of the Society for Neuroscience : 1997.

Academic Contact Info

Penn Hematology/Oncology
Suite 201
440 East Marshall Street

West Chester, PA 19380
Phone: (610) 738-2500
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)