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Christina Blum, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology
Director of Stroke Services, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Department: Neurology

Contact information
51 N. 39th St.
Medical Office Building Suite 305
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215)662-8581
Fax: (215) 243-1512
ScB (Neuroscience)
Brown University, 2005.
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 2010.
Post-Graduate Training
Internship in Internal Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center/New York Presbyterian Hospital, 2010-2011.
Residency in Neurology, Columbia University Medical Center/New York Presbyterian Hospital, 2011-2014.
Fellowship in Vascular Neurology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2014-2015.
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Neurology), 2014.
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Vascular Neurology), 2016.
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Selected Publications

Julio A Chalela, Christina A Blum: Acute toxic-metabolic encephalopathy in adults. UptoDate 2021.

Daniel Cristancho, Hannach Machemehl, Chistina Blum: Delaying tPA Decision Impacts Overall Stroke Alert Efficiency: A Quality Improvement Initiative to Improve tPA Door to Needle Times. American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting April 2020.

Miller EC, Blum C, Rostanski SK: Developing A Stroke Center. Stroke 48(7): e155-e156, Jul 2017.

Yaghi S, Pilot M, Song C, Blum CA, Yakhkind A, Silver B, Furie KL, Elkind MS, Sherzai D, Sherai AZ: Ischemic Stroke Risk After Acute Coronary Syndrome. J Am Heart Assoc 13;5(7), Jul 2016

Blum CA, Kasner SE: Transient Ischemic Attacks Presenting with Dizziness or Vertigo. Neurol Clin 33(3): 629-42, Aug 2016.

Yaghi S, Rostanski SK, Boehme AK, Martin-Schild S, Samai A, Silver B, Blum CA, Jayaraman MV, Siket MS, Khan M, Furie KL, Elkind MS, Marchall RS, Willey JZ: Imaging Parameters and Recurrent Cerebrovascular Events in Patients with Minor Stroke or Transient Ischemic Attach. JAMA Neurol 73(5): 572-8, May 2016.

Yaghi S, Boehme AK, Dibu J, Leon Guerrero CR, Ali S, Martin-Schild S, Sands KA, Noorian AR, Blum CA, Chaudhary S, Schwamm LH, Liebeskind DS, Marshall RS, Willey JZ: Treatment and Outcome of Thrombolysis-Related Hemorrhage: A Multicenter Retrospective Study. JAMA Neurol 72(12): 1451-7, Dec 2015.

Blum CA, Yaghi S: Cervical Artery Dissection: A Review of the Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, Treatment, and Outcome. Arch Neurosci 2(4), Oct 2015.

Blum CA, Miller E, Willey JZ: The Columbia Evidence Based Neurology Manual: A Step Towards Evidence Based Practice. American Academy of Neurology 67th Annual Meeting April 2015.

Gonzalez-Castellon M, Phillips M, Blum C,Goldberg M, Noble JM: Assessing the Efficiency of Learning the Neurological Exam with a Visual Tracking Device. American Academy of Neurology 65th annual meeting, San Diego, CA March 2013.

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