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Christina M. Mitchell, MD

Christina M. Mitchell, MD Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Dr. Mitchell is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Medicine
    • Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism, 2010
  • Internal Medicine, 2008

Clinical Expertise:

  • Bone Density
  • Calcium and Bone Disorders
  • Diabetes
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism (Overactive Thyroid)
  • Hypothyroidism (Underactive Thyroid)
  • Metabolic Bone Disease
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pregnancy - Thyroid Disorder
  • Thyroid Cancer

Description of Clinical Expertise

Keywords: Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1
Steroid Induced Diabetes
Pre-Diabetes
Osteoporosis
Thyroid Disease

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Jefferson Medical College
Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Fellowship: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Memberships

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, National Philadelphia Endocrine Society, Local The Endocrine Society, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Mitchell is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Chiniwala NU., Mitchell C., Ahmed I.: Philadelphia Experiment: Need for Guidelines for Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose Frequency in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Endocrine Society, San Diego, CA : 2010.

Mitchell C., Miller JL.: Another Strike against PTU? American Thyroid Association, Palm Beach, FL : 2009.

Shah G., Mitchell C., Evans J., Jabbour SA., Rosen M.: Concurrent Resection of Pituitary Adenoma and Planum Sphenoidale Meningioma in a Patient with Cushing's Disease: Case Report Rhinology World, Philadelphia, PA : 2009.

Shah G., Mitchell C., Evans J., Jabbour SA., Rosen M.: Concurrent Resection of Pituitary Adenoma and Planum Sphenoidale Meningioma in a Patient with Cushing's Disease: Case Report North American Skull Base Society, New Orleans, LA : 2009.

Lam D., Mitchell C., Ahmed I.: A Case of Menstrual Cycle-Related Ventricular Arrhythmias Review of Endocrinology 3 : 13-15,2009.

Mitchell C., Vahid B.: Unusual Complication of Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia after Mitral Valve Surgery: Spontaneous Rupture of Spleen Annals of Thoracic Surgery 83 : 1172-1174,2007.

Goldberg J., Gopal M., Singhal R., Mitchell C., Culhane J. and Webb DA.: Nighttime Call In House vs. Out of House: A Comparison of Obstetric Procedure Rules Journal of Reproductive Medicine 48 : 143-147,2004.

Academic Contact Info

Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
4 West, 4-121W

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-2300
Fax: (215) 614-0418
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)