Jefferson University Hospitals

Physician Profile

Theodore Christopher, MD

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title: Professor
Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine

Specialties
Emergency Medicine

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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

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

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

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

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