Jefferson University Hospitals

Provider Profile

Kristin L. Rising, MD

Kristin L. Rising, MD

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title: Assistant Professor

Emergency Medicine

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Office Locations

2301 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia PA 19148
Phone: (215) 952-9130
Fax: (215) 952-5193
239 Thompson Building
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-6844
Fax: (215) 923-6225

Medical Services

Board Certifications

  • Emergency Medicine

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

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


In addition to emergency medicine, I also focus on researching the following areas: health services research, population health, transitions of care, innovations in health care delivery and patient engagement.


  • University of California/San Francisco, Medical School


  • Boston University Medical Center Hospital


  • Boston University Medical Center Hospital


  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

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
  • US Family Health Plan

Recent Publications

Geography, Not Health System Affiliations, Determines Patients’ Revisits to the Emergency Department

Patient-Identified Needs Related to Seeking a Diagnosis in the Emergency Department

Development and preliminary validation of a scale to measure patient uncertainty: The “Uncertainty Scale”

Corrigendum to "Factors associated with hospital admission after an emergency department treat and release visit for older adults with injuries" [Am J Emerg Med 35(9) (2017) 1252-1257]

Effectiveness of a Decision Aid in Potentially Vulnerable Patients: A Secondary Analysis of the Chest Pain Choice Multicenter Randomized Trial

Factors associated with hospital admission after an emergency department treat and release visit for older adults with injuries

Patient perceptions of telehealth primary care video visits

The 2016 Academic Emergency Medicine Consensus Conference, “Shared Decision Making in the Emergency Department: Development of a Policy-relevant Patient-centered Research Agenda” Diagnostic Testing Breakout Session Report

Fear, vulnerability and sacrifice: Drivers of emergency department use and implications for policy

“I'm Just a Patient”: Fear and Uncertainty as Drivers of Emergency Department Use in Patients With Chronic Disease

A qualitative analysis of interprofessional healthcare team members' perceptions of patient barriers to healthcare engagement

Recurrent violent injury: magnitude, risk factors, and opportunities for intervention from a statewide analysis

Patient-centered Outcomes Research in Emergency Care: Opportunities, Challenges, and Future Directions

Return visits to the emergency department: The patient perspective

Infectious sacroiliitis

Patient returns to the emergency department: The time-to-return curve

The impact of state medical marijuana legislation on adolescent marijuana use

The authors reply: Understanding the importance of heterogeneity when analyzing medical marijuana laws

Dialysis care and death following hurricane sandy

Home is where the heart is