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Susanna Evans

Susanna Evans, MD, FAAFP

Associate Professor and Hamot Endowed Chair


Department: Family, Community & Preventive Medicine

Practices: Drexel Family Medicine

Specialties: Family Medicine, Primary Care

Education

  • MD - Penn State University College of Medicine (1995)
  • BA in English/Professional Writing - Elizabethtown College (1990)

Memberships / Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
  • American Association for Physician Leaders
  • Association of Departments of Family Medicine

Susanna Evans, MD, FAAFP, is a board-certified family medicine physician practicing in Philadelphia. She is the clinical site director for Drexel Family Medicine at University City. Dr. Evans has a clinical interest in women's health, preventive medicine, physician wellness, and medically underserved populations.

Clinical Services

Preventive medicine, Primary care, Community medicine, Women's health

Fellowships

  • Rural Family Medicine/Obstetrics - Tacoma Family Medicine (1999)

Residencies

  • Family Practice and Community Medicine - University of California-Davis (1998)

Susanna Evans, MD, FAAFP, is the Hamot Endowed Chair and an associate professor in the Department of Family, Community & Preventive Medicine. She previously served as the program director for the Montgomery Family Practice Residency program.

Publications

"Rash in a returning traveler (a case presentation of cutaneous larva migrans)"
Alexandra Schieber, DO, and Susanna G. Evans, MD
The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, Volume 16, Number 8, August 2016

"Hepatitis C: Fine Tuning Screening and Management"
Laura Wangensteen, MD, Kirk J. Wangensteen, MD, PhD, Susanna G. Evans, MD, Leslie E. Everts, MD, and Stacey B. Trooskin, MD
The Journal of Family Practice, Vol. 64, No. 9, September 2015

"Effects of Angiotensin, Vasopressin, and Atrial Naturetic Peptide on Intraocular Pressure in Anesthetized Rats"
Palm DE, Shue (Evans) SG, Keil LC, Balaban CD, and Severs WB
Neuropeptides, 29, 193-203, 1995

Presentations

Dr. Evans presents regularly to medical students, interns, residents and faculty colleagues on a range of subjects, including:

  • Women’s health topics
  • Dietary recommendations for common health conditions
  • Patient-centered medical home
  • Basics of billing, reimbursement, and documentation

Local Presentations

"The Secrets to Stressing Less"
Philadelphia magazine’s Be Well Boot Camp, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, June 1, 2019

"Breaking It Down: Myths and Facts of Vitamins and Supplements"
Philadelphia magazine’s Be Well Boot Camp, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, June 3, 2017

Flash talk: "Vitamin Myths and Facts"
Philadelphia magazine’s Be Well Boot Camp, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, June 4, 2016

"Could better health be just a hug away?"
Interviewed for Newsworks/WHYY radio segment, April 3, 2015

"Vitamins and Supplements"
A panel discussing the myths and facts regarding commonly used vitamins and supplements, Philadelphia magazine’s Be Well Boot Camp, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, June 7, 2014

"Diabetes: Assessing Risk, Prevention, and Early Treatment"
Presented to Drexel University employees through the Drexel University Healthier U program, November 20, 2013

"Have More Energy
A panel discussing nutrition, exercise, sleep and the use of supplements to increase energy levels in women, Philadelphia magazine’s Be Well Boot Camp, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, June 8, 2013

"Lifestyle Modification for Better Health"
Montgomery Hospital Women’s Health Conference, October 2011

"Aging Gracefully"
Presented with Robert Warren, MD, Montgomery Hospital Women’s Health Conference, November 2003

"Eating Disorders in Pregnancy"
Invited presentation to the Montgomery County Teen Pregnancy Coalition, December 2002

"Menopause and Hormone Replacement"
Montgomery Hospital Women’s Health Conference, November 2002

Rural Fellowship Research Project: "Factors Influencing Breastfeeding Rates in Rural Verses Urban Populations"
Grand rounds presentation, Tacoma Family Medicine, July 1999

"Breastfeeding Education for the Primary Care Physician"
Grand rounds presentation, Mercy Medical Center, Redding, California, June 1998

National Presentations

"Facilitating and Enhancing the Skills of Conducting End-of-Life Discussions"
Workshop given with Beverlee Ciccone, PhD, at the ABSAME annual meeting in Savannah, Georgia, October 2010

"Its Not Pulling the Plug on Granny:  Teaching Advance Care Planning in a Residency"
Presentation with Beverlee Ciccone, PhD, at the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine annual meeting, Vancouver, Canada, April 2010

"Resuscitating the DNAR – Simplifying Advanced Care Planning"
Poster presentation with Robert Warren, MD, given at the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine national spring conference, San Francisco, California, April 2006

"Cook My Lunch Meat?"
Poster presentation of foodborne risks in pregnancy with Heather Marancenbaum, MD, and Andrea Pellegrino, MD, given at the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine annual patient care conference, San Francisco, California. November 2004

"Advanced Care Planning"
Workshop given with Robert Warren, MD, and Gina Rose, MD, at the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine annual patient care conference, San Francisco, California, November 2004

"ABCs of LORs (Letters of Recommendation)"
Presented with Tom McGinley, MD, and Beverlee Ciccone, PhD, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, northeast regional conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, November 2003

Contact Information


Practice Office

Drexel Family Medicine
3401 Market Street
Suite 105A
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: 215.220.4720
Fax: 215.220.4725

Practice Office

Drexel Student Health Center
3401 Market Street
Suite 105B
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: 215.220.4700
Fax: 215.220.4705