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Christina L. Master, MD, FAAP, CAQSM

Pediatric Sports Medicine Specialist

Attending Physician

Associate Program Director, Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship

Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Christina L. Master, MD, FAAP, CAQSM, is a pediatric and adolescent primary care sports medicine specialist, as well as an academic general pediatrician, at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. At CHOP, she works with the Division of Orthopedic Surgery, the Center for Sports and Performance Medicine and the Division of General Pediatrics/Primary Care.

In addition, Dr. Master also is an associate professor of clinical pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

Dr. Master completed her undergraduate studies at Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, and graduated summa cum laude from The State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine, Buffalo, NY.

She completed her pediatric residency at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, where she also served as chief resident. Dr. Master spent 17 years with the Pediatric Residency Program at CHOP, 11 of which were as the associate and vice program director. 

Dr. Master completed a sabbatical year of fellowship training in primary care sports medicine at The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Her research and clinical interests are in the area of pediatric and adolescent concussion. She has written and lectured extensively about concussions in children and adolescents and helped develop the program Concussion Care for Kids: Minds Matter at CHOP.

She is also the mother of three children, who participate in activities ranging from ballet to soccer to ice hockey.

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