Christopher Gibson, MD 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 Locations: Main Campus; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Bucks County; Urgent Care, King of Prussia, PA; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Brandywine Valley Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467) Background 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) as well as disorders of sexual developments (DSDs). He is also involved in the CHOP Pituitary Center, as well as the Congenital Hyperinsulinism and 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). Dr. Gibson also participates in the Endocrine inpatient service of the Hospital that cares for children with congenital hyperinsulinism and type 1 diabetes. He remains active in clinical research with such projects as “The Impact of Ovarian Reserve on Bone Density in Pediatric Cancer Survivors during Early Adulthood,” and “Dual-Energy X-ray Absorptiometry Testing Prevalence in Female Cancer Survivors." Education and Training Medical SchoolMD - Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE ResidencyPediatrics - St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA FellowshipPediatric Endocrinology - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA Board CertificationEndocrinologyPediatrics Titles and Academic Titles Attending PhysicianAssistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Division of Endocrinology, The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Conditions Treated Pituitary Cysts Hypothalamic Hamartoma Panhypopituitarism in Children Ectopic Posterior Pituitary Kallmann SyndromeCentral Nervous System (CNS) Germ Cell TumorsChildhood CraniopharyngiomaSepto-Optic DysplasiaEmpty Sella SyndromePituitary Tumors (Adenomas) in Children Departments and Services Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes Diabetes Center Congenital Hyperinsulinism CenterTransitioning to Adulthood with Diabetes ProgramNeuroendocrine Center Research Interests Disorders of puberty Disorders of sexual development Pediatric fertility Publications BooksGibson 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. Posters and Presentations2015 Gibson CE, Boodhansingh KE, Ganguly A, Stanley CA. “Congenital Hyperinsulinism in Turner Syndrome.” Poster Presentation. Endocrine Society Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA, March 2015. 2014 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. 2013 Gibson CE, Elston EJ, Kuzma NC, Patel A, Skuby S, Souder E, Tafoya K, Cooperburg DB. Impact of a Quality Improvement Project on Communication Between Physicians and Nurses at a Tertiary Care Center. Poster Presentation. Pediatric Hospital Medicine Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA, August 2013. 2012 Gibson CE, Wu S, Kharitonenkov A, De Luca F. Functional Interaction Between Fibroblast Growth Factor 21 (FGF21) and Forkhead Box O 1 (Foxo1) in Growth Plate Chondrocytes. Poster Presentation. Endocrine Society Annual Meeting. Houston, TX, June 2012. Awards and Honors 2014, Pediatric Endocrine Society Travel Grant Award, Vancouver, Canada Editorial and Academic Positions Academic committees Division of Endocrinology Curriculum Committee, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Leadership and Memberships Memberships in professional organizations National American Academy of Pediatrics Endocrine Society Pediatric Endocrine Society Philadelphia Endocrine Society Patient Experience Ratings About the Patient Experience Rating System The Patient Experience Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. 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