Christina Bergqvist, MD

Christina Bergqvist, MD, is a pediatric neurologist at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Alternative treatments of intractable epilepsy, Epilepsy, Ketogenic diet
Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    MD - Temple Univeristy School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

    Internship

    Pediatrics - St. Christopher's Hospital for Children/Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

    Residency

    Pediatrics - St. Christopher's Hospital for Children/Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
    Child Neurology - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

    Fellowship

    Clinical Neuro-Physiology, EEG and Epilepsy - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

    Board Certification

    Child Neurology

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Attending Physician

    Director, Ketogenic Diet Program

    Associate Professor of Neurology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

  • Centers and Programs
  • Publications

    Books

    Chapters

    2011

    Bergqvist, AGC: Dietary therapies and bone health Dietary treatment of epilepsy. Neal, E (eds.). Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.

    2008

    Bergqvist AGC: "Encephalitis" In: The 5-minute Pediatric Consult, Fifth Edition. Schwartz MW (eds.). Williams & Wilkins, Page: 296-297, 2008.

    Bergqvist AGC: "Myoclonic-Astatic Epilepsy or Doose Syndrome". Pediatric Epilepsy Case Studies: From Infancy and Childhood through Adolescence Chapman K, and Rho J (eds.). CRC Press, Page: 231-39, September 2008 Notes: First Edition.

    2005

    Bergqvist AGC: "Tics" In: The 5-minute Pediatric Consult, Fourth Edition. Schwartz MW (eds.). Williams & Wilkins, Page: 844-845, 2005.

    Bergqvist AGC: "Encephalitis" In: The 5-minute Pediatric Consult, Fourth Edition. Schwartz MW (eds.). Williams & Wilkins, Page: 352-353, 2005.

    2004

    Bergqvist AGC: "Indications and Contraindications of the Ketogenic Diet." In: Epilepsy and the Ketogenic Diet. Stafstrom, CE, and Rho JM (eds.). Humana Press, Inc. Page: 111-121, 2004.

    2003

    Clancy RR, Bergqvist AGC, Dlugos D: "Neonatal Electro Encephalography" In: Current Practice of Clinical Electroencephalography, Third Edition. Ebersole JS, and Pedley TA (eds.). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Page: 160-234, 2003.

    Bergqvist AGC, Clancy RR: "Infarctions and Stroke in the Fetus and Neonates and Neonatal Seizures." In: Fetal and Neonatal Secrets. Hanley & Belfus (eds.). 2003.

    Bergqvist AGC: "Encephalitis" In: The 5-minute Pediatric Consult, Third Edition. Schwartz MW (eds.). Williams & Wilkins, Page: 344-345, 2003.

    Bergqvist AGC: "Tics" In: The 5-minute Pediatric Consult, Third Edition. Schwartz MW (eds.). Williams & Wilkins, Page: 822-823, 2003.

    2000

    Bergqvist AGC: "Encephalitis" In: The 5-minute Pediatric Consult, Second Edition Schwartz MW (eds.). William & Wilkins Page: 344-345, 2000.

    Bergqvist AGC: "Tics" In: The 5-minute Pediatric Consult, Second Edition. Schwartz MW (eds.). William & Wilkins Page: 814-815, 2000.

    1998

    Lynch D, Bergqvist AGC: "Acute Ataxia" In: Gellis & Kagan's Current Pediatric Therapy 16. Burg FD (eds.). WB Saunders, Page: 447-449, 1998.

    Bergqvist AGC, Lynch DR: "Movement Disorders" In: Gellis & Kagan's Current Pediatric Therapy 16. Burg FD (eds.). WB Saunders, Page: 455-459, 1998.

    Bergqvist AGC, Lynch D: "Pediatric Movement Disorders" Gellis & Kagan's Current Pediatric Therapy 16. Burg. WB Saunders (eds.). Page: 455-459, 1998.

    1997

    Bergqvist AGC: "Tics (movement disorder)" In: The 5-minute Pediatric Consult Schwartz MW (eds.). William & Wilkins, Page: 60-61, 1997.

    Bergqvist AGC: "Encephalitis" In: The 5-minute Pediatric Consult Schwartz MW (eds.). William & Wilkins, Page: 308-309, 1997.

    Books

    2009

    Bergqvist AGC, Bulgun CA, Tuttle A, Mulliken L, Chee CM: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Ketogenic Diet Manual and Exchanges System, Third Edition. CHOP Division of Neurology January 2009.

    2006

    Bergqvist AGC, Bulgun CA, Tuttle A, Chee CM: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Ketogenic Diet Manual and Exchange System, Second Edition. CHOP Division of Neurology December 2006.

    2004

    Bergqvist AGC, Bettler J, Chee CM: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Ketogenic Diet Manual and Exchange System, Version 1.5. CHOP Division of Neurology July 2004.

    2001

    Bergqvist AGC, Bettler J, Chee CM: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Ketogenic Diet Manual and Exchange System, First Edition. CHOP Division of Neurology December 2001.

  • Editorial and Academic Positions

    Editorial

    2007 -   Ad Hoc Reviewer /Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology
    2007 -   Ad Hoc Reviewer/Pediatrics
    2007 -   Ad Hoc Reviewer/Neurology
    2007 -   Ad Hoc Reviewer/Epilepsy Research
    2006 -   Ad Hoc Reviewer/Journal of Pediatrics
    2006 -   Ad Hoc Reviewer/Neuropediatrics
    2002 -   Ad Hoc Reviewer/Annals of Neurology
    2001 -   Ad Hoc Reviewer/Neurology
    2000 -   Ad Hoc Reviewer/Epilepsia

    Academic and Institutional Committees:

    2005 -   Member, Rounding Committee, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia PA

    2004 -   Member, General Clinical Research Centers Advisory Committee/CTRC, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia/Hospital of University of Pennsylvania

    2000 -   Member, Neurology Residency Selection Committee. The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia/Hospital of The University of Pennsylvania Neurology-Child Neurology Program