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Christopher Perrone, MD

Christopher Perrone, MD Physician

Assistant Clerkship Director Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology

Dr. Perrone is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Neurology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Neurology, 2018

Clinical Expertise:

  • Abnormal Reflexes
  • Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis
  • Arm Weakness
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Encephalopathy
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo
  • Central Nervous System Abscess
  • Central Nervous System Infection
  • Cerebellar Ataxia
  • Cerebellar Disease
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Abnormality
  • CNS Vasculitis
  • Cognitive Impairment
  • Concussion
  • Cranial Nerve Injuries
  • Diagnostic Test
  • Facial Droop
  • Facial Nerve Pain (Neuralgia)
  • Facial Nerve Palsy
  • Facial Pain
  • Facial Tingling
  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS)
  • Headache
  • Hemiparesis
  • Impaired Coordination
  • Infusion Treatment for Multiple Sclerosis
  • Leg Numbness
  • Leg Weakness
  • Lip Droop
  • Medication Overuse Headache
  • Memory Disorders
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Multiple Sclerosis Counseling
  • Multiple Sclerosis therapy
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myelitis
  • Nerve Root Pain
  • Nervous System Disorders
  • Neuroinflammatory Disorders
  • Neuromyelitis Optica
  • Neuropathy
  • Neurosarcoidosis
  • Numbness
  • Occipital Nerve Block
  • Occipital Neuralgia
  • Paraplegia
  • Paresthesia
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Periventricular Leukomalacia
  • Positional Vertigo
  • Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome
  • Primary Cerebellar Degeneration
  • Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy
  • Radiculopathy
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sensory Impairment
  • Sensory Problem
  • Slurred Speech
  • Syncope
  • Tingling
  • Tinnitus
  • Transient Ischemic Attack
  • Transient Limb Paralysis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Nerve Disorders
  • Tumefactive Multiple Sclerosis
  • Unsteady Gait
  • Vertigo
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Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • 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
  • OPR Medicare
  • OPR New Jersey Medicaid
  • OPR Pennsylvania Medicaid
  • 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: University of Massachusetts
Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Society, National American Academy of Neurology, National American Medical Association, National American Neurological Association, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Perrone is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Perrone C, Datta R, Farrell C, Rao A, Markowitz C, Berger JR.: “Oligoclonal band number as a predictor of multiple sclerosis disease course.” American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA. : 2019.

Perrone C, Jacobs D.: “Oculomeningoencephalomyeloradiculitis: A case of fulminant varicella zoster infection in the setting of systemic lupus erythematosus.” American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA. : 2019.

Perrone C, Jacobs D.: “A case to screen for teriflunomide-associated neuropathy.” Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers, Seattle, WA. : 2019.

Gill AJ, Perez MA, Perrone C, Bae CJ, Pruitt AA, Lancaster E.: “Pembrolizumab-associated paraneoplastic disorders: A case series.” American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA : 2019.

Perrone C, Markowitz C.: Case Study: Worsening symptoms while receiving interferon therapy for multiple sclerosis. Retrieved from https://www.neurologyadvisor.com. : 2019.

Perrone C, Berger JR, Markowitz C.: “Oligoclonal Band Number Correlates with Relapses and Progression in Multiple Sclerosis.” Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers, Nashville, TN, May 31. : 2018.

Perrone C, Williamson E.: “An examination of lymphocyte subpopulations in MS patients on dimethyl fumarate before and after therapy coupled with analysis of JCV testing.” American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting, Boston, MA. : 2017.

Perrone C, Xu D, Ganguly T, Kurowski D, Mullen M, Pruitt A.: “A case of CNS Lyme disease presenting with multiple cranial neuropathies and mimicking a B cell lymphoma.” American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting, Boston, MA. : 2017.

Perrone C, Williamson E.: “An examination of lymphocyte subpopulations in MS patients on dimethyl fumarate before and after therapy coupled with analysis of JCV serostatus. ” Americas Committee for Treatment & Research in Multiple Sclerosis, Orlando, FL. : 2017.

Perrone C, Williamson E.: “A Comparative Analysis of Lymphocyte Subpopulations in Patients on Natalizumab, Fingolimod, and Dimethyl Fumarate.” Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers, National Harbor, MD. : 2016.

Academic Contact Info

3400 Spruce Street, 3 W. Gates Building
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-3606
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)