Georganne Vartorella, MD is a board certified physician of internal medicine and a leader in patient advocacy. After a successful private practice in primary care, she advocated for both her parents through long, difficult terminal illnesses. While traveling her mother's end of life journey, Georganne experienced first-hand how broken the healthcare delivery system had become and how difficult it was to access and optimize quality care, get it paid for and ensure her mother's values, needs and g...
Education & Credentials
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, WASHINGTON, D.C.
M.D., Doctor of Medicine
UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, PENNSYLVANIA HOSPITAL, PHILADELPHIA, PA
Residency in Internal Medicine
UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, PHILADELPHIA, PA
RESIDENCY IN PATHOLOGY
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY, WASHINGTON, D.C.
B.A. Political Science and Government
UCLA, LOS ANGELES, CA
Patient Advocacy Certification with Distinction
DUKE UNIVERSITY, DUKE INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE, DURHAM, NC
Licenses & Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)
Medical Board of Ohio: Doctor of Medicine (MD)
UCLA: Patient Advocate Certification with Distinction (UCLA Extension)
Aging and Special Care
Insurance and Billing
Founder and President
Patient Advocacy MD, LLC
Cleveland, Ohio. New York, New York. Naples, Florida.
Provide medical expertise to patients, families, healthcare providers and systems, attorneys, insurance providers, brokers, employers and HR teams to confidently navigate the healthcare system. Optimize access, delivery and payment of quality care.
Board Certified Internal Medicine Physician
I was in the clinical practice of primary care.