Christopher LaRosa, MD

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Christopher LaRosa, MD, is an attending physician in the Division of Nephrology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Kidney Transplantation, Dialysis, Chronic kidney disease and its complication in children, Hypertension in chronic kidney disease
Locations: Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Brandywine Valley; Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care; Specialty Care, King of Prussia

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA


Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA


Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

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

Conditions Treated

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Renal transplantation

Nephrolithiasis/kidney stones

Glomerular diseases and pediatric hypertension

Awards and Honors

Alumni Society Endowed Scholarship: Penn State College of Medicine

Academic Society Trainee Travel Award

Jean A. Cortner Divisional Teaching Award - CHOP

Division Teaching Award: Al DuPont Hospital for Children (2013-14, 2015-16)

"Educator of the Month" Pediatric Residency program at Al DuPont Hospital for Children

99th Percentile Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Score

Leadership and Memberships

American Society of Pediatric Nephrology

American Society of Nephrology

National Kidney Foundation