Dr. Christopher Formal, MD

Dr. Christopher Formal, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
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Dr. Christopher Formal, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from University Of Maryland School Medicine in 1979 and specializes in pain medicine.

1513 Race St Fl 1

Philadelphia, PA 19102

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

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No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Experience Check

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Dr. Formal's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Brain Disorders
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Formal treats Brain Disorders more than 55% of his peers

Dr. Formal treats this condition more than 55% of his peers

Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Formal treats Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear) more than 26% of his peers

Dr. Formal treats this condition more than 26% of his peers

Gait Abnormality
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Formal treats Gait Abnormality more than 16% of his peers

Dr. Formal treats this condition more than 16% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Antalgic Gait
  • Myopathic Gait
  • Scissoring Gait
  • Spastic Gait
  • Steepage Gait

Dr. Formal's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Arthritis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Autonomic Dysreflexia
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer Pain
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Trigger Point Injection

About Me

Biography

Dr. Christopher Formal, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from University Of Maryland School Medicine in 1979 and specializes in pain medicine.

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Spinal Injury Medicine

Education

1982
Jefferson Hosp
Residency Hospital
1982
Jefferson Hosp
Internship Hospital
1979
University Of Maryland School Medicine
Medical School
1982
1982
1979

Languages

  • Chinese
  • English

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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Select
Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO