Christopher B. Renjilian, MD

Christopher B. Renjilian, MD

Christopher B. Renjilian, MD, is an attending physician with both the Division of Adolescent Medicine and the Division of Orthopaedics at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Sports injuries, Concussions, Female athlete triad
Locations: Main Campus; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Bucks County; Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Residency

Pediatrics - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship

Primary Care Sports Medicine - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Adolescent Medicine - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Pediatrics
Sports Medicine

Graduate Degree

MS in Bioethics - Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2013

Renjilian CB, Womer JW, Carroll KW, Kang TI, Feudtner C. Parental Explicit Heuristics in Decision-making for Children with Life-threatening Illnesses. Pediatrics. 2013 Feb;131(2):e566-72. doi: 10.1542/peds.2012-1957. Epub 2013 Jan 14.

Abstracts

2018

Renjilian CB, Miller VA, Ginsburg K. “Feasibility and Face Validity of a Modified Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Inventory Formatted to Improve Youth Acceptance and Confidence with Participation in Research.” Accepted for presentation at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine. 

Books

Chapters

2017

Renjilian CB and Grady M. Concussion (Chapter 3) in Mattei P (Ed.) Fundamentals of Pediatric Surgery, 2nd Edition. Springer International Publishing. 2011, 2017. pp. 119-128.

2016

Renjilian CB, White KW, Levine LJ.  Adolescent Medicine (Chapter 1) in Shah SS, Zaoutis LB, Catallozzi M, Frank G (Ed.) The Philadelphia Guide: Inpatient Pediatrics, 2nd Edition. McGraw Hill Education. 2016. pp. 1-9.

Awards and Honors

2015, First Prize, Fellow Research Project Presentation, Philadelphia Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine
2014, Nancy Elizabeth Barnhart Award, CHOP
2011, Bridging the Gaps Clinical Scholar
2010, Ken Ginsburg Soul of Medicine Award, University of Pennsylvania
2005, Inductee, Phi Beta Kappa National Honors Society
2005, Summa Cum Laude, The College of William & Mary
2004, Inductee, Omicron Delta Kappa National Honors Society
2004-2005, President, Eta Circle, Omicron Delta Kappa National Honors Society
2004, Inductee, Mortar Board National Honors Society
2001-2005, James Monroe Scholar, The College of William & Mary
2001, Eagle Scout, The Boy Scouts of America

Editorial and Academic Positions

Academic and Institutional Committees

2017-present, Adolescent Medicine Consultant, Violence Prevention Initiative, CHOP
2013-present, Physician Leadership and Chairperson, Clinical Implementation Committee, NaturePHL

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2015-present, Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine

2014-present, American Academy of Pediatrics

 - 2014-present, Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness