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Katherine L. Nathanson, MD

Abramson Cancer Center

Degree and Institution

University of Pennsylvania

Faculty Title

Associate Professor, Medicine

Abramson Cancer Center Title

Co-Leader, Cancer Prevention and Control Program


Translational Medicine and Human Genetics, Department of Medicine

Clinical Expertise

Assessing patients at high risk of cancer; managing patients with cancer susceptibility syndromes and other genetic syndromes associated with cancer.

Research Expertise

Genetic susceptibility to cancers including testicular germ cell tumors and breast; somatic genetics of melanoma and renal cancers

Internal Medicine, Beth Israel Hospital, Boston, MA

Genetics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Board Certifications
Internal Medicine, Genetics


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Contact Information

Katherine L. Nathanson, MD

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
34th and Civic Center Boulevard
Translational Medicine and Human Genetics
1115 Penn Tower
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Office Phone: 215-662-4740
Fax: 215-614-0298

Mailing Address:
Katherine L. Nathanson
Office Phone: 215-662-4740
Appointment Phone: 1-800-789-PENN (7366)
Fax: 215-614-0298