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Carol Ford, MD, Pediatrics, Philadelphia, PA, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

CarolAFordMD

Pediatrics Philadelphia, PA

Adolescent Medicine

Professor, Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine

Overview of Dr. Ford

Dr. Carol Ford is a pediatrician in Philadelphia, PA and is affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. She received her medical degree from University of Florida College of Medicine and has been in practice 34 years. Dr. Ford accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 1238 doctors at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia who specialize in Pediatrics. She has more than 100 publications and over 500 citings.

Education & Training

  • University of North Carolina Hospitals
    University of North Carolina HospitalsResidency, Pediatrics, 1984 - 1987
  • University of North Carolina Hospitals
    University of North Carolina HospitalsInternship, Transitional Year, 1983 - 1984
  • University of Florida College of Medicine
    University of Florida College of MedicineClass of 1983

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1992 - Present
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2010 - 2024
  • NC State Medical License
    NC State Medical License 1986 - 2023
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Pediatrics Adolescent Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition Program National Committee for Quality Assurance, 2014-2017
  • America's Top Doctors Castle Connolly, 2002-2010

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • The Influence of Adolescence on Parents’ Perspectives of Testing and Discussing Inherited Cancer Predisposition  
    Melissa A Alderfer, Carol A Ford, Corinna L Schultz, Kim E Nichols, Kristin Zelley, Robert B Lindell, Journal of Genetic Counseling

Press Mentions

  • Studies Support Parent-Teen Communication to Improve Adolescent Health
    Studies Support Parent-Teen Communication to Improve Adolescent HealthMay 13th, 2016
  • Few Mental Health, Violence Interventions for LGBTQ Youth
    Few Mental Health, Violence Interventions for LGBTQ YouthAugust 30th, 2019
  • Emerging from the Pandemic with Acne, Facial Hair and Body Odor
    Emerging from the Pandemic with Acne, Facial Hair and Body OdorApril 20th, 2021

Grant Support

  • Parents &Health Care Professionals Working Together To Improve Adolescent HealthAgency For Healthcare Research And Quality2006

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
    Aetna HMO
    AmeriHealth Direct POS
    AmeriHealth Direct POS Value Network
    Amerihealth HMO
    AmeriHealth HMO Value Network
    AmeriHealth PPO
    AmeriHealth PPO Value Network
    BCBS Blue Card PPO
    BCBS Texas BlueChoice
    CIGNA HMO
    CIGNA Open Access
    CIGNA PPO
    First Choice
    First Health PPO
    Great West PPO
    Health Net Oregon PPO
    HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
    Horizon BCBS Direct Access
    Horizon BCBS HMO
    Horizon BCBS POS
    Horizon BCBS PPO
    Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    IBC Keystone HMO / POS
    IBC Personal Choice PPO
    Multiplan PHCS PPO
    Multiplan PPO
    Oxford Health Freedom
    Oxford Health Liberty
    Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
    Providence Health System Personal Option
    QualCare HMO
    QualCare PPO
    Regence Washington - Preferred Provider Network
    United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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