Jefferson University Hospitals

Provider Profile

Theodore A. Christopher, MD

Theodore A. Christopher, MD

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title: Professor
Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine

Specialties
Emergency Medicine

Make An Appointment

Click to call 1-800-JEFF-NOW (800-533-3669) or

Office Locations

Philadelphia
239 Thompson Building
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-6844
Philadelphia
2301 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia PA 19148
Phone: (215) 952-9136

Medical Services

Board Certifications

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Methodist Hospital Division of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Education

  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Medical School

Internship

  • Brown Univ. Women & Infants Hospital

Residency

  • Brown Univ. Women & Infants Hospital

Jefferson physicians accept most health insurance plans, including those listed below. However, plan acceptance may vary by practice and may be subject to change. If you have questions about whether a specific physician accepts your insurance, please contact your insurance company.

Insurances Accepted

  • CorVel
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HumanaChoicePPO,Medicare,GoldPlusHMO

Recent Publications

Adiponectin at physiologically relevant concentrations enhances the vasorelaxative effect of acetylcholine via Cav-1/AdipoR-1 signaling

High glucose/High Lipids impair vascular adiponectin function via inhibition of caveolin-1/AdipoR1 signalsome formation

C1q-TNF-related protein-9, a novel cardioprotetcive cardiokine, requires proteolytic cleavage to generate a biologically active globular domain isoform

The development of the emergency medicine milestones

Lymphotoxin-α is a novel adiponectin expression suppressor following myocardial ischemia/reperfusion

C1q/TNF-related proteins, a family of novel adipokines, induce vascular relaxation through the adiponectin receptor-1/AMPK/eNOS/nitric oxide signaling pathway

Expectations of an emergency medicine clerkship director

Triage during the week of the Sichuan earthquake: A review of utilized patient triage, care, and disposition procedures

Emergency medicine in the medical school curriculum.

Reduced vascular responsiveness to adiponectin in hyperlipidemic rats-mechanisms and significance

The future of emergency medicine

Methylglyoxal increases cardiomyocyte ischemia-reperfusion injury via glycative inhibition of thioredoxin activity

Thioredoxin glycation: A novel posttranslational modification that inhibits its antioxidant and organ protective actions

The future of emergency medicine

The future of emergency medicine

The future of emergency medicine

The dragon strikes: Lessons from the wenchuan earthquake

Emergency medicine and political influence

Cardioprotective effect of adiponectin is partially mediated by its AMPK-independent antinitrative action

Endothelial dysfunction in adiponectin deficiency and its mechanisms involved