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Sarah Long

Sarah Long, MD

Professor of Pediatrics


Department: Pediatrics

Specialties: Infectious Diseases, Pediatrics

Education

  • MD - Jefferson Medical College

Awards & Honors

  • Housestaff teaching award at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children
  • All-university Great Teacher’s Award at Temple University
  • Distinguished Service Award of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society
  • Award for Lifetime Contribution to Infectious Diseases Education by the Section on Infectious Diseases of the American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Named to Philadelphia magazine's "Top Doctors" consistently since 1987
  • Best Doctors in America

Memberships / Professional Affiliations

  • Former chair, Pediatric Infectious Diseases sub-board of the American Board of Pediatrics
  • Former chair, American Board of Pediatrics
  • Former president, Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society
  • Former president of the medical staff, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children

Dr. Sarah Long is board certified in pediatrics and infectious diseases. She is chief of the Section of Infectious Diseases at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children in Philadelphia, Pa.

Clinical Services

Infectious diseases

Fellowships

  • St. Christopher's Hospital for Children

Residencies

  • St. Christopher's Hospital for Children

Sarah Long, MD, is a professor of pediatrics at Drexel University College of Medicine. To date, she has mentored 14 fellows in pediatric infectious diseases, as well as countless residents and students in pediatrics.

Dr. Long is the founding and current chief editor of the textbook Principles and Practice of Pediatric Infectious Disease and an associate editor of The Journal of Pediatrics, as well as the Red Book Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She has chaired the program committee for annual meetings of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society.

Research

Dr. Long's principal areas of research are vaccine preventable diseases and management of common infectious diseases in children. She sits on research advisory committees for the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. She has made more than 250 contributions to the medical literature, has given an average of 36 lectures nationally and internationally annually for the past decade, and has performed more than 60 honorary lectureships and visiting professorships.

In the Media

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children is a primary academic campus of Drexel University College of Medicine. Its physicians are non-compensated members of the teaching faculty of Drexel University College of Medicine and its clinical practices are independent of Drexel University.


Contact Information


Practice Office

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children
160 East Erie Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19134
Phone: 215.427.5201
Fax: 215.427.8389