About Dr. Killion

I grew up in Philadelphia and attended St. Joe’s Prep (class of 1985). I then earned a degree in Biochemistry from Brandeis University and returned to Philadelphia to attend Jefferson Medical College. I have been here ever since. I have admitting privileges at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital where I am the currently President of the Medical Staff. My curriculum vitae are below:

Education
Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA
Doctor of Medicine, 1993

Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
B.A. in Biochemistry, 1989
Minor: Classical and Oriental Studies

Experience
July 2000 to Present:
Private Practice – Killion Medical Associates, P.C.
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Jefferson Medical College
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

July 1999 to June 2000:
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Jefferson Medical College
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Outpatient Practice, Medical Consultation Service and Jefferson Anti-Thrombotic Service

June 1997 to July 1999:
Instructor of Medicine, Jefferson Medical College
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Outpatient Practice, Medical Consultation Service and Jefferson Anti-Thrombotic Service

June 1996 to July 1997:
Chief Medical Resident
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

June 1993 to June 1996:
Internal Medicine Residency
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Certification
American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)
Board Certified August 1996
Recertified October 2006

Committees/Offices
July 2015 to Present:
President of the Medical Staff

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

July 2013 to July 2015:
President Elect of the Medical Staff
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

July 2013 to July 2015:
Credentials Committee (Chairman)
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

January 2012 to July 2013
Secretary of the Medical Staff
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

January 2012 to July 2013
Hospital Bylaws Committee (Chairman)
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

July 2011 to December 2011
Treasurer of the Medical Staff
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

July 2011 to December 2011
Medical Records Committee (Chairman)
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA


July 2009 to Present

Medical Executive Committee


August 2009 to Present

Credentials Committee


July 2007 to July 2010

President, Volunteer Faculty Association


July 2006 to June 2007

Vice-President, Volunteer Faculty Association


January 2004 to Present

Medical Staff Bylaws Committee
 
Achievements/Awards
2003 to Present
Named as one of the area's Outstanding Physicians in the
Delaware Valley by the Consumer's Research Council of America

July 2006:
Outstanding Teaching Award presented by the Internal Medicine Residency Program, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

January 2004:
Named a Fellow of the American College of Physicians

January 2003:
Named as one of the area’s Outstanding Physicians by Delaware Valley Consumer’s Checkbook Magazine

July 1999:
Award for Excellence in Teaching and Leadership presented by The Hobart Amory Hare Medical Honor Society, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA

July 1997:
Kowlessar Award for Excellence in General Internal Medicine

July 1995:
Elected to Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society

1988-1989:
Dean’s List, Brandeis University

Publications
Killion M. Upper Extremity Deep Vein Thrombosis in Management and Prevention of Thrombosis in Primary Care, 2001
Killion M. “Acute Adrenal Insufficiency in the Perioperative Patient”, Internal Medicine in December 1998
Killion M, Brodovsky H, Schwarting R. “Pericardial Angiosarcoma after Mediastinal Irradiation”; A case report and review of the literature of Post-Irradiation Sarcomas. Cancer, August 15, 1996 / Volume 78, Number 4


Lectures
April 2010:
Retainer-based practice Model of Internal Medicine - Panel discussant at the Annual American College of Physicians meeting in Toronto, Canada.

October 2009:
Retainer-based practice model of Internal Medicine. Temple University Internal Medicine Residency Program.

2000 to 2010:
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Lecture Series. History and Physical Instructional Series with Topical Discussions covering a broad range of current medical practices for various medical conditions.

May 1999:
“Case Conferences in Medical Consultation” at the 1999 Preoperative Evaluation and Perioperative Care of the Surgical Patient Conference Sponsored by the ACP at the Sheraton Society Hill Hotel, Phila, PA


"Evaluation and Management of Perioperative Fever" at the same Conference above
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February 1999:
“Update on Essential Hypertension” at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital, Seaford, Delaware

May 1998:
“Case Conferences in Medical Consultation” at the 1998 Preoperative Evaluation and Perioperative Care of the Surgical Patient Conference Sponsored by the ACP at the Sheraton Society Hill Hotel, Phila, PA

“Setting Up a Medical Consultation Service” at the 1998 Preoperative Evaluation and Perioperative Care of the Surgical Patient Conference Sponsored by the ACP at the Sheraton Society Hill Hotel, Phila, PA

Books/Articles Reviewed
The Physician’s Guide to Eye Care, 3rd, 2nd, 1st Editions by Jonathan Trobe, M.D., Asked to review for the ACP and Published by the American Academy of Ophthalmology


Clinician’s Pocket Reference, 9th Edition. Asked to review by editor Leonard Gomella, M.D. and Published by Appleton & Lange, 2000


Superiority of Intermittent Pneumatic Compression of the legs over elastic stockings to prevent venous thrombosis in patients with acute Intra-cerebral hemorrhage: A randomized trial. Annals of Internal Medicine, September 2004

Deep Venous Thrombosis in Medical-Surgical Critically Ill Patients: Prevalence, Incidence and Risk Factors. Annals of Internal Medicine, August 2003

The Medical Consultants Role in Caring for patients with Hip Fracture. Annals of Internal medicine, February, 1998

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