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Amanda Victoria Z. de la Paz

Amanda Victoria Z. de la Paz, MD

Assistant Professor

Department: Family, Community & Preventive Medicine

Specialties: Family Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Primary Care


  • MD - Yale School of Medicine (2011)
  • BA in Biology - Wesleyan University (2004)

Amanda Victoria Z. de la Paz, MD, is a family medicine practitioner in Philadelphia. She is board certified in family medicine and geriatric medicine. Her outpatient practice is located in Manayunk. She also sees patients in the post-acute and long-term care settings at The Watermark at Logan Square.

Clinical Services

Family medicine, Geriatric medicine, Primary care


  • Family Medicine - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (2012)


  • Family Medicine - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (2014)


  • Geriatric Medicine - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (2015)

Amanda Victoria Z. de la Paz, MD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Family, Community & Preventive Medicine’s Division of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine at Drexel. She is also the third-year clerkship site director for the Manayunk family medicine outpatient practice.


"Cancer Screening in Older Patients"
Salzman B, Beldowski K, de la Paz A
Am Fam Physician; 93(8):659-667, Apr 15, 2016

"Reminder Cards Improve Physician Documentation of Obesity But Not Obesity Counseling"
Shungu N, Miller MN, Mills G, Patel N, de la Paz A, Rose V, Kropa J, Edi R, Levy, Crenshaw M, Hwang C
Fam Med.; 47(10):789-93, Nov-Dec 2015

"The effect of living in the United States on body mass index in refugee patients"
Careyva B, LaNoue M, Bangura M, de la Paz A, Gee A, Patel N, Mills G
J Health Care Poor Underserved; 26(2):421-30, 2015

"B Lymphocytes from Patients with a Hypomorphic Mutation in STAT3 Resist Epstein-Barr Virus-Driven Cell Proliferation"
Koganti S, de la Paz A, Freeman AF, Bhaduri-McIntosh S
J Virol.; 88(1):516-24, Jan 2014

"Time-dependent changes in skeletal response to teriparatide: Escalating versus constant dose teriparatide (PTH 1-34) in osteoporotic women"
Yu EW, Neer RM, Lee H, Wyland JJ, de la Paz AV, Davis MC, Okazaki M, Finkelstein JS
Bone; 48(4):713-9, April 1, 2011

"Effects of teriparatide, alendronate, or both on bone turnover in osteoporotic men"
Finkelstein JS, Leder BZ, Burnett SM, Wyland JJ, Lee H, de la Paz AV, Gibson K, Neer RM
J Clin Endocrinol Metab.; 91(8):2882-7, August 2006

* This physician's clinical practice is independent of Drexel University.