Christopher Gibson, MD

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Christopher Gibson, MD, is a pediatric endocrinologist in the Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Disorders of puberty, Disorders of sexual development, Pediatric fertility, Pituitary disorders, Late endocrine effects of cancer therapy in children
Locations: Specialty Care, King of Prussia; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Bucks County

Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)


Dr. Gibson is a native of northern New Jersey. He completed his undergraduate at the University of Michigan, and medical school at the Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, NE. He completed his pediatric training at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children in Philadelphia, and his pediatric endocrine training at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

Dr. Gibson is currently a board-certified pediatric Endocrinologist in the Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. His interests include pubertal disorders (early or delayed), differences in sex development (DSD), and Endocrine late effects in survivors of childhood cancer. Dr Gibson is also involved in the CHOP NeuroEndocrine Center, as well as the Diabetes Centers. He is a member of the Diabetes consult service, providing consultations for hospitalized children with specialized forms of diabetes (cystic fibrosis related diabetes, steroid induced hyperglycemia, and monogenic forms of diabetes).

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE


Pediatrics - St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA


Pediatric Endocrinology - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism – American Board of Internal Medicine
Pediatrics – American Board of Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Division of Endocrinology, The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Conditions Treated

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Disorders of puberty

Disorders of sexual development

Pediatric fertility




Gibson CE, Boodhansingh KE, Li C, Conlin L, Chen P, Becker S, Adzick NS, Bamba V, De Leon DD, Ganguly A, Stanley CA: Congenital hyperinsulinism in Infants with Turner Syndrome: Possible association with Monosomy X and KDM6A haploinsufficiency. Hormone Research in Pediatrics 89:413-422, 2018.


Gibson CE and Gracia CR. “Influence of Oral Contraceptives on Serum AMH” in Anti-Mullerian Hormone: Biology, Role in Ovarian Function, and Clinical Significance. Editors: Seifer DB, Reshef T. Nova Science Publishing. October 2015.



Gibson, CE, Alter CA: Hypophysitis. Diabetes Insipidus in Children: A Pocket Guide. Springer International Publishing, Sept 2021.

Posters and Presentations


Gibson CE, Boodhansingh KE, Ganguly A, Stanley CA. “Congenital Hyperinsulinism in Turner Syndrome.” Poster Presentation. Endocrine Society Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA, March 2015.


Gibson CE, Langdon D. A Novel Mutation in a Blepharophimosis ptosis epicanthus inversus syndrome patient presenting with primary amenorrhea. Poster Presentation. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting. Vancouver, Canada, May 2014.

Endocrine Evaluations in Thalassemia Patients. Oral Presentation. Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Division of Hematology, Annual Parent and Family Thalassemia Meeting. May 2014.

Alternative Media

Gibson CE: Call the Doctor, Obesity and Diabetes. Panelist - WVIA Television Network, Northeastern and Central Pennsylvania Public Broadcasting Station April 2016.


Awards and Honors

2022, Main Line Today Top Docs, Pediatric Endocrinology

2021, CHOP Faculty Honor Roll

2014, Pediatric Endocrine Society Travel Grant Award, Vancouver, Canada

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in professional organizations


Endocrine Society

Pediatric Endocrine Society

Philadelphia Endocrine Society