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Dr. Christine Egan, MD


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Clinical Specialty


Dermatologic Surgery

Board Certification

Diplomate, American Board of Dermatology, 1996

Clinical Expertise

Malignant Melanoma

Skin Cancers (Basal Cell Carcinomas, Squamous Cell Carcinomas)

Education & Training

University of Scranton, Bachelor of Science, Summa Cum Laude 1988

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, M.D. 1992

Intern, Internal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1992-1993

Dermatology Residency ,  Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania , 1993-1996

Chief Resident, Dermatology,  Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania , 1996

Professional Membership

Fellow, American Academy of Dermatology

Scholars Circle, Dermatology Foundation

Fellow, The Skin Cancer Foundation

Pennsylvania Academy of Dermatology, Executive Committee, 1996-2011

Philadelphia Dermatological Society

Pennsylvania Medical Society 

Faculty Appointments

2012-Present | Clinical Associate Professor of Dermatology, Department of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

1998- 2012 | Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology, Department of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Academic & Teaching Responsibilities

1996-Present | Volunteer Attending, Department of Dermatology Resident Clinic, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

1996-Present | Dermatology Instructor
Internal Medicine Residency Program, Crozer Chester Medical Center

Hobbies & interests

Running, hiking, outdoor activities with my kids

Riding and caring for my Clydesdale horse

Awards & Honors

2015 Humanitarian Service Award-Melanoma Research Foundation

2005 Durhing Faculty Teaching Award, Department of Dermatology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

1995-96 Chief Resident, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

1992 Adolph J. Creskoff Award for outstanding Research

1987   Alpha Epsilon Delta

“Top Doctor”, Mainline Times “Best of Best”

TOP DOC- Philadelphia Magazine, multiple awards

TOP DOC- Main Line Today, multiple awards including Best of Best

Research / Publications

  1. Hosoi, J., Murphy, G.F., Egan, C.L., Lerner, E.A., Grabbe, S., Asahina, A., Granstein, R.D.:  Regulation of Langerhans Cell Function by Nerves Containing Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide.  Nature 363:  159-163, 1993.
  2. Egan, C.L., Sterling, G.:  Phytophotodermatitis:  A Visit to Margaritaville.  Cutis 51:  41-42, 1993.
  3. Weinberg, J., Baxt, R., Egan, C.L., Rook,A.H. M.D. Atillasay, E.S., M.D., Ragsdale, B.D., M.D.l.:  Mucormycosis in a Patient with Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome.  Arch Dermatol 133:  249-50, 1997.
  4. Egan, C.L., Oliveria, S., Elenitsas, R., Hanson, J., Halpern, A.C. M.D.:  Cutaneous  Malignant Melanoma Risk and Phenotypic Changes in Large Congenital Nevi:  A Follow-up Study of 46 Patients.  J Am Acad Dermatol 39:  923-32, 1998.
  5. Egan, C.L., Viglione, M.J., Walsh, L.J., Green, B., Trojanowski, J.Q., Whitaker-Menezes, D., Murphy, G.F.:  Characterization of Unmyelinated Axons Uniting Epidermal and Dermal Immune Cells in Primate and Marine Skin    J Cutan Pathol 2520-29, 1998. 

Research Publication, non-peer reviewed:

  1. Egan, C.L.:  Severe Foot and Hand Pruritus in a 53-Year-Old Woman with Markedly Thickened Palms and Soles. Dermatology Times 4, 1994.