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Sarah Long, MD

Professor of Pediatrics

  • Department:Pediatrics
  • Specialty:Infectious Diseases, Pediatrics
  • Education: MD - Jefferson Medical College
Patient Care

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.

Awards and HonorsNamed 2012 'Top Doctor' by Philadelphia Magazine

  • Named to Philadelphia magazine's "Top Doctors" consistently since 1987
  • Best Doctors in America

Memberships

  • 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

In the News

"Drexel Physicians Named 'Top Docs' by Philadelphia Magazine"
(May 1, 2012)

Teaching

Dr. Long 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.

Teaching Awards and 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

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.

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. 

Specialties
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Pediatrics
Services and Clinical Interests
  • Infectious diseases
Residency
  • St. Christopher's Hospital for Children
Fellowship
  • St. Christopher's Hospital for Children
Presentations

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 College of Medicine.

Primary Practice

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children
160 East Erie Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19134
Phone: 215-427-5201
Fax: 215-427-8389

Related Pages

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