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3501 Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States

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Christopher LaRosa, MD
Christopher LaRosa
Attending Physician

Dr. LaRosa's research interests include renal transplantation, nephrolithiasis/kidney stones, glomerular diseases, and pediatric hypertension.



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Education and Training

BS, Villanova University (Honors Program), 2000

MD, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, 2004

Residency, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Fellowship, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Professional Memberships

American Society of Pediatric Nephrology

American Society of Nephrology

National Kidney Foundation

Professional Awards

Alumni Society Endowed Scholarship. Penn State College of Medicine

Academic Society Trainee Travel Award

Jean A. Cortner Divisional Teaching Award, CHOP

Division Teaching Award, AI DuPont Hospital for Children, 2013-14, 2015-16

"Educator of the Month" Pediatric Residency program, AI DuPont Hospital for Children

99th Percentile Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Score

Publication Highlights

Hsiao WC, Abt P, Amaral S, Levine M, LaRosa C. Late renal allograft torsion in a pediatric transplant recipient. Pediatr Transplant. 2022 May; 26(3): e14210. PubMed PMID: 34907635
LaRosa C, Glah C, Baluarte HJ, Meyers KE. Solid-organ transplantation in childhood: transitioning to adult health care. Pediatrics. 2011 Apr; 127(4): 742-53. PubMed PMID: 21382946