Richard Rutstein, MD

Areas of Expertise: Special immunology (HIV)
Locations: Main Campus; Specialty Care, Market Street; Primary Care, CHOP Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    MD - Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY


    Pediatrics - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

    Board Certification


  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Medical director, Special Immunology Service

    Attending physician, General Pediatrics

    HIV Care Specialist

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

  • Departments and Services
  • Publications



    Smith R, Chernoff M, Williams PL, Malee KM, Sirois PA, Kammerer B, et al. Impact of human immunodeficiency virus severity on cognitive and adaptive functioning during childhood and adolescence. Pediatr Infect Dis J.  Epub 2012 Mar 9. Cited in PubMed; PMID 22411050. Read the abstract


    Rutstein R, Downes A, Zemel B, Schall J, Stallings V. Vitamin D status in children and young adults with perinatally acquired HIV infection. Clin Nutr. 2011 Oct;30(5):624-8. Epub 2011 Jun 8. Cited in PubMed; PMID 21641097. Read the abstract

    Steenhoff AP, Josephs JS, Rutstein RM, Gebo KA, Siberry GK, Gaur AH, et al. Incidence of and risk factors for community acquired pneumonia in US HIV-infected children, 2000-2005. AIDS. 2011 Mar 13;25(5):717-20. Cited in PubMed; PMID 21252630. Read the abstract