Christina Bergqvist, MD

Christina Bergqvist, MD

Christina Bergqvist, MD, is a pediatric neurologist at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and medical director of the Dietary Treatment Program.

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

Medical Director, Dietary Treatment Program

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

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2018

Zaman T, Helbig I, Božović IB, DeBrosse SD, Bergqvist AC, Wallis K, Medne L, Maver A, Peterlin B, Helbig KL, Zhang X, Goldberg EM. Mutations in SCN3A cause early infantile epileptic encephalopathy. Annals of neurology. 83(4) 703-717 2018. 

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