Dr. Christopher Formal, MD

Dr. Christopher Formal, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
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Dr. Christopher Formal, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from UNIV OF MD SCH OF MED 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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Top Care Areas

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Gait Abnormality
high
more than 82% of peers
Brain Disorders
normal
more than 28% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
normal
more than 23% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

3  Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
  • Spinal Injury Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

52  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Arthritis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Autonomic Dysreflexia
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer Pain
  • 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
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
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4  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • UNIV OF MD SCH OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Jefferson Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Jefferson Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

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