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Christina M. Mitchell, MD

Christina M. Mitchell, MD Physician

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine

Dr. Mitchell is employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. Christina M. Mitchell

Recognized as one of Main Line Today's Top Doctor's in 2016, 2017 and 2018

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

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Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

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Clinical Specialties


  • Diabetes
  • Endocrinology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

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

Clinical Expertise:

  • Addison's Disease
  • Adrenal Adenoma
  • Adrenal Gland Disorders
  • Adrenal Nodules
  • Calcium Metabolism
  • Chronic Thyroiditis (Hashimoto's Disease)
  • Congenital Hypothyroidism
  • Conn Syndrome
  • Diabetes
  • Ectopic Hyperparathyroidism
  • Endocrine Disorders
  • Familial Hyperparathyroidism
  • Familial Hypocalciuric Hypercalcemia
  • Glucocorticoid Deficiency
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperglycemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism (Overactive Thyroid)
  • Hypothyroidism (Underactive Thyroid)
  • Insulin Pump
  • Insulin Resistance
  • Metabolic Bone Diseases
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Nodular Goiter
  • Nontoxic Goiter
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Parathyroid Disease
  • Parathyroid Hyperplasia
  • Pituitary Adenoma
  • Pituitary Gland Disorders
  • Silent Thyroiditis
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disorders
  • Thyroid Nodules
  • Thyrotoxicosis
  • Toxic Diffuse Goiter
  • Toxic Nodular Goiter
  • Type 1 Diabetes
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
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Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

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

Education and Training

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


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

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Mitchell is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

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


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
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)