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Christyn Edmundson, MD

Christyn Edmundson, MD Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology

Dr. Edmundson is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Neurology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Neurology, 2016

Clinical Expertise:

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  • Autoimmune Neuropathy
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP)
  • Electromyography (EMG)
  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS)
  • Motor Neuron Diseases (MNDs)
  • Muscle Disease
  • Muscular Diseases
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Myasthenia Gravis (MG)
  • Myopathies
  • Myositis
  • Nerve Conduction Studies (NCS)
  • Nerve Disease
  • Nerve Injury
  • Neuritis
  • Neuroimmunology
  • Neuromuscular Disease
  • Neuromuscular Disorders
  • Neuropathy
  • Neurophysiology Study
  • Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Polymyositis
  • Post-Polio Muscular Atrophy Syndrome (PPMA)

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
  • 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: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Brigham and Women's Hospital
Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital

Memberships

American Academy of Neurology, National American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Edmundson 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:

Edmundson C, Salajegheh K.: Myasthenia Gravis in Women Neurology and Psychiatry of Women: A Guide to Gender-based Issues in Evaluation, Diagnosis, and Treatment. : 2019.

Edmundson, C. Elman, L: The Penn Upper Motor Neuron Score as a Predictor of Mortality in ALS AANEM 64th Annual Meeting : 2017.

Edmundson, C. Guidon, A.: A Rare Variant of Thomsen Disease Presenting in Pregnancy AANEM 64th Annual Meeting : 2017.

Edmundson C, Foster L, Wong J, Amato A.: Neuromuscular. The NeuroICU Board Review. : 2017.

Edmundson C, Guidon A.: Neuromuscular Disorders in Pregnancy. Seminars in Neurology. 37 (6): 2017.

Edmundson, C., Sparr, S.Falls: Chapter Neurologic Differential Diagnosis: A Case-Based Approach : 170-177,2014.

Calderon Y, Chou K, Mathew S, Fettig J, Edmundson C, Rosenberg M, Chin R, Cowan E, Leider J.: A Randomized Controlled Trial to Evaluate the Effectiveness of an Emergency Department-Based Multimedia HIV Testing Nfodel in an Adolescent Cohort CDC National HIV Prevention Conference, Atlanta, Georgia : 2009.

Calderon Y, Chou K, Mathew S, Fettig J, Edmundson C, Rosenberg M, Chin R, Cowan E, Leider J.: A Randomized Controlled Trial to Evaluate the Effectiveness of an Emergency Department-Based Multimedia HIV Testing Nfodel in an Adolescent Cohort 5th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention, Cape Town, South Africa : 2009.

Leider J, Calderon Y, Chin R, Goring T, Wang W, Edmundson C, Fett ig J, Ghosh R, Gennis P, Bijur P, Bauman L: Linking Newly Diagnosed HIV Positive Individuals to Specialized Care from an Emergency Department Selling XVII International AIDS Conference, Mexico City, Mexico : 2008.

Calderon Y, Leider J, Hailpern S, Edmundson C, Fettig J, Ghosh R, Gennis P, Bijur P, L.: Program B. R.I.E.F : A 32 Month Analysis of a High Volume Rapid HIV Testing Multimedia Model XVII International AIDS Conference, Mexico City, Mexico : 2008.

Academic Contact Info

3400 Spruce Street
3 West Gates

Philadelphia, PA 119125
Phone: (215) 662-3606
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)