Edward D. Re, MD

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Edward D. Re, MD, is a pediatric sports medicine specialist at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia dedicated to the care of pediatric and adolescent athletes.

Areas of Expertise: Pediatric hand and upper extremity injuries, Athletic injuries in the shoulder, Athletic injuries in the elbow, Shoulder dislocations and instability repair, Pediatric fractures and trauma, Sports medicine, Elbow injuries, throwing and the overhead athlete, Scoliosis, Bioinformatics, Sports injuries
Locations: Specialty Care, Abington; Specialty Care, Princeton at Plainsboro
Appointments, Referrals and Video Visits: 215-590-1527


Edward D. Re, MD, is a pediatric sports medicine specialist with the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery and the Sports Medicine and Performance Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

Dr. Re earned his medical degree at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, and his undergraduate degree at Brown University. He completed an internship in Emergency Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania before joining CHOP as a pediatric resident, then a primary care sports medicine fellow. 

During Dr. Re’s tenure at CHOP. he has also worked as a primary care attending physician at the Nicholas and Athena Karabots Pediatric Care Center in West Philadelphia. At Karabots, Dr. Re cared for children and adolescents at the high-volume, primary care and academic practice, as well as taught pediatric residents’ best practices in musculoskeletal care and sports medicine.

For the past two years, Dr. Re has served as team doctor for both West Chester University, West Chester, Pa., and Penn Charter High School in Philadelphia. At West Chester, he helped design and implement safety guidelines and practices related to COVID-19. At Penn Charter, Dr. Re provided sideline medical care at football games, weekly training room sessions, and guided coaches and team leadership about best practices during COVID-19.

Dr. Re’s research interests include concussion care and management for young athletes and youth, as well as investigating ways that clinical informatics can improve outcomes for patients with orthopaedic conditions or sports medicine injuries.\

In addition to Dr. Re’s educational and clinical experience, he spent three years as a research assistant, first at Brown University Liver Research Center, and later at Hasbro Children’s Hospital, both in Providence, RI. These experiences followed his undergraduate and medical degrees at Brown University. 


Education and Training

Medical School

MD with a scholarly concentration in medical education, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI


Emergency Medicine - Hospital of University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA


Pediatrics - Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


Primary Care Sports Medicine - Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Pediatrics – American Board of Pediatrics

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Neuroscience with honors, Brown University, Providence, RI

Titles and Academic Titles

Pediatric Sports Medicine Specialist

Conditions Treated

Departments and Services

Research Interests

  • Concussion
  • Clinical informatics




Edward Re, Ming Tong, Suzanne M de la Monte. Tobacco Nitrosamine Exposures Contribute to Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Associated Cerebellar Dysgenesis. Intl J Biology 2016; Vol. 8 No. 3


Suzanne M de la Monte, Edward Re, Lisa Longato, Ming Tong. Dysfunctional pro-ceramide, ER stress, and insulin/IGF signaling networks with progression of Alzheimer's disease. J Alzheimer’s Dis 2012; 30 Suppl 2:S217-29

Posters and Presentations

2020-Present, Jefferson 3B Orthopaedics Sports Medicine Journal Club (Presenter)

  • Design and deliver presentations on various Sports Medicine topics for monthly conferences that provide CME credit to over 80 surgeons, physicians, athletic trainers, and physical therapists

2021, CHOP Interprofessional Education Symposium

  • Poster: Re E, Gula A, Rezet B, Luberti A. A Different Kind of Code: Automatic Resident Scheduling.
  • Poster: Re E, Costello A, Lanham B, Carroll B. Amion Uploader: Developing an Automated Resident     Schedule Uploading Tool

2017-2020, CHOP Primary Care Conference

  • Workshop: Physical Examination for the Pediatric Knee, Sept. 2020
  • Lecture: Pediatric Concussion in the Primary Care Setting, Jan. 2019
  • Lecture: Latest on Screening and Treatment for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis, Nov. 2018
  • Lecture: Diagnosis and Management of Ankle Injuries for the Primary Care Pediatrician, May 2017

2019, Resident Advocacy Project Presentation

  • Poster: Automated Resident Schedule Uploading

Leadership and Memberships

2020-Present, American Medical Society of Sports Medicine

2016-Present, American Academy of Pediatrics