Judy S Chertok, MD

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Associate Professor of Clinical Family Medicine and Community Health
Department: Family Medicine and Community Health

Contact information
Penn Family Care at
Penn Medicine University City
3737 Market Street, 9th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
B.A. (American Civilization)
Brown University, 2003.
MD (Medicine)
Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, 2007.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Family Medicine
Chronic Disease Management
Substance Abuse including Medication for Addiction Treatment
Homeless Healthcare
Reproductive Health - including Nexplanon and Intrauterine Devices
Prenatal Care
Breastfeeding Medicine
Child and Adolescent health
STD screening and treatment
PREP

Selected Publications

Lowenstein M, Popova E, Jalloh A, Mazzella S, Botcheos D, Bertocchi J, Westfahl S, Garcia KP, Truchil R, Chertok J.: The Mobile Overdose Response Program: A mobile, low-threshold opioid use disorder treatment model in Philadelphia. J Subst Use Addict Treat June 2024.

John Barrett, DNP, Rebecca Schapiro, MPH, Emily Casey, PharmD, and Judy Chertok, MD: Evaluation and Management of Buprenorphine Extended-Release Injection Thrombophlebitis: A Case Report. Journal of Addiction Medicine 00(00), January 2024.

Margaret Lowenstein, Matthew P. Abrams, Molly Crowe, Kelsey Shimamoto, Silvana Mazzella, Denise Botcheos, Jennifer Bertocchi, Shawn Westfahl, Judy Chertok, Kristine Pamela Garcia, Rachael Truchil, M Holliday-Davis, Shoshana Aronowitz: Come Try It Out. Get Your Foot in the Door:” Exploring Patient Perspectives on Low-Barrier Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. Elselvier, 109915, May 2023.

Sarah Kurz, MD; Jane L. Abernethy, MD; Steven Tate, MD, MSc; Marc Shalaby, MD, FACP; Judy Chertok, MD; D. Rani Nandiwada, MD: Developing a Medication for Opioid Use Disorder Workforce in Primary Care Training SGIM Forum SGIM, 46(3): 7, March 2023.

Judy Chertok MD, Maggie Lowenstein: Connections to Longitudinal care from the Overdose Surge Bus: A mobile, low barrier OUD treatment and harm reduction project in Philadelphia. Association for Multidisciplinary Education and Research in Substance Use and Education Annual Conference Oral presentation November 2022.

Judy Chertok, MD, Stephen Iannocone, MD, Kevin Lee, PharmD, Margaret Lowenstein, MD : Outpatient Ultra-Low Dose Buprenorphine Inductions: A Case Series The Association for Multidisciplinary Education and Research in Substance use and Addiction Annual Conference, Oral Presentation November 2021.

Lowenstein M, Popova E, Garcia K, Mazzella S, Chertok J.: The Overdose Surge Bus: A Mobile, Low-Barrier Opioid Use Disorder Treatment and Harm Reduction Model in Philadelphia. The Association for Multidisciplinary Education and Research in Substance use and Addiction Annual Conference, Oral Presentation November 2021.

Lowenstein M., Popova E., Chertok J., Garcia K.P., Bertocchi J., Westfahl S., Whittle J., Bongiovanni R., Craighead M., Freire A., Mazzella S. : The Overdose Surge Bus: A Mobile, low Barrier Opioid use Disorder Treatment and Harm Reduction Model in Philadelphia Oral presentation at Society of General Internal Medicine Virtual Annual Meeting. April 23, 2021. April 2021.

Dorothy Charles, Peter Cronholm MD, Judy Chertok MD: Mapping the Gap: Exploring Racial Disparities in Breastfeeding Rates at Penn Family Care. Health Equity Week Poster Session, Penn Medicine April 2019.

Allison Johnson, Nayeli Spahr, Ayiti-Carmel Maharaj-Best,Christine Schultheiss, Bonnie Higgins-Esplund, Judy Chertok: A Model of Patient Care and Service Learning: Breastfeeding Support through Physician-Lactation Consultant Co-Led Group Visits. Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, Annual Spring Conference, Washington, D.C. May 2018.

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