Jefferson University Hospitals

Provider Profile

Esther Chung, MD

Academic Title: Professor

Pediatrics - General

Make An Appointment

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

Office Locations

833 Chestnut Street
Suite 300
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 861-8800
Fax: (215) 861-8815

Medical Services

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Medical School


  • Children's Hospital-Northern California


  • St Christopher's Hospital for Children


  • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Recent Publications

Current Scope of Practice for Newborn Care in Non-Intensive Hospital Settings

Screening for Social Determinants of Health among Children and Families Living in Poverty: A Guide for Clinicians

Redesigning Health Care Practices to Address Childhood Poverty

Discrepancies between transcutaneous and serum bilirubin measurements

Teaching health advocacy to medical students: A comparison study

Prioritizing a research agenda: A Delphi study of the Better Outcomes Through Research for Newborns (BORN) network

Social determinants of childhood obesity: Beyond individual choices

An evaluation of hospital breastfeeding policies in the philadelphia metropolitan area 1994-2009: A comparison with the baby-friendly hospital initiative ten steps

Longitudinal modulation of immune system cytokine profile during pregnancy

Risky health behaviors among mothers-to-be: The impact of adverse childhood experiences

Parenting attitudes and infant spanking: The influence of childhood experiences

Postpartum physical symptoms in new mothers: Their relationship to functional limitations and emotional well-being

Cobedding twins and higher-order multiples

Depressive Symptoms in Disadvantaged Women Receiving Prenatal Care: The Influence of Adverse and Positive Childhood Experiences

Continuous Source of Care Among Young Underserved Children: Associated Characteristics and Use of Recommended Parenting Practices

Antenatal risk factors, cytokines and the development of atopic disease in early childhood

Does prenatal care at community-based health centers result in infant primary care at these sites?

Smoking in pregnancy: Patient and provider risk reduction behavior

Factors associated with intention to breastfeed among low-income, inner-city pregnant women

Maternal depressive symptoms and infant health practices among low-income women.