Cheston Berlin, MD

Cheston Berlin, MD

Pediatrics Hershey, PA

University Professor of Pediatics; Professor of Pharmacology

Office Address

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  • 500 University Dr
    Hershey, PA 17033
    Phone: (717) 531-7300
    Fax: (717) 531-0869

Dr. Berlin's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Pediatrics: General Pediatrics

Dr. Berlin's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • University Professor of PediatricsThe Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
    Hershey, PA
    Associate Professor, Pediatrics (1971-1975); Associate Professor, Pharmacology (1971-1975); Director, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (1971-1980); Director, Pediatric Inpatient Service (1971-1999); Professor, Pediatrics (1975-1986); Professor, Pharmacology (1975-Present); Chief (1984-2000)
  • Professor of PharmacologyThe Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
    Hershey, PA
    Associate Professor of Pediatrics (1971-1975); Associate Professor of Pharmacology (1971-1975); Director (1971-1980); Professor of Pediatrics (1975-1986); Director, Pediatric Inpatient Service (1971-1999); Chief of General Pediatrics (1984-2000)
  • Director, PKU ClinicThe Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
    Hershey, PA
  • Assistant Dean for Student AffairsThe Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
    Hershey, PA
  • DirectorChildren's Hospital of District of Columbia
  • Special LecturerGeorge Washington University School of Medicine
    Washington, DC
    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (1968-1971)
  • Assistant Professor of PediatricsUniversity of Alabama Medical Center
    Birmingham, AL

Dr. Berlin's Education & Medical Training

  • Children's Hospital Medical CenterChildren's Hospital Medical CenterResidency, Pediatric
  • Children's Hospital Medical CenterChildren's Hospital Medical CenterInternship, Pediatric
  • Harvard Med SchHarvard Medical SchoolMedical School
  • Haverford CollegeHaverford CollegeOther Training, BA, Chemistry

Dr. Berlin's Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical LicensePA State Medical License1971 - 2014
  • American Board of PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsPediatrics, 1968

Dr. Berlin's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Haverford CollegeDistinguished Alumni Achievement AwardHaverford College, 2012
  • Tourette Syndrome AssociationLifetime Achievement AwardTourette Syndrome Association, 2012
  • anniversary of the graduation of the first medical school classForty Careers in Medicineanniversary of the graduation of the first medical school class, 2011
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Dr. Berlin's Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • Ideas, collaboration, and replication.Berlin CM, J Pediatr Pharmacol Ther
  • An analysis of the kinetics of rat liver tryptophan pyrrolase induction: The significance of both enzyme synthesis and degradation.Schimke RT, Berlin CM, Sweeney EW, Biochim Biophys Res Commun
  • Retinoid therapy for severe dermatological disorders.Berlin CM, Statement for the Committee on Drugs, American Academy of Pediatrics
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Books/Book Chapters

  • The Excretion of Drugs and Chemicals in Human Milk.Chapter: Neonatal and Pediatric Pharmacology: Therapeutic Principles in PracticePage 210 - 220
    Berlin CM
    Editors: Yaffe JS, Aranda JV.Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia
    Edition 4,
  • Medications and Breastfeeding.Chapter: Breastfeeding Handbook for PhysiciansPage 173 - 185
    Berlin CM
    Editors: .American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Principle of Drug Treatment in Children.Chapter: The Merck ManualPage 2252 - 2255
    Berlin CM.
    Editors: Merck Research Laboratories.Whitehouse Station NJ
    Edition 18,
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  • Current concentrations and changes in concentrations of PBDEs, persistent pesticides, and PCBs in human milk.Sjodin A, LaKind JS, Patterson DG, Needham LL, Wang R, Berlin CM, Paul IM, Stokes J, Accepted in abstract form, Dioxin 2005 meeting, Toronto, Canada
  • Acute post-operative pain in infants: Use of the skin conductance monitor.Dalal PG, Haidet KK, Welker K, Klick L, Britcher S, Rebstock S, Bezinover D, Palmer C, Berlin C, Janicki P, American Society for Anesthesiology, San Diego
  • Use of the skin conductance measurements as predictors of worsening pain scores and the effect of combined human opioid receptor A118G and catechol-O-methyltransferase G1947A polymorphism.Dalal PG, Haidet KK, Welker K, Klick L, Britcher S, Rebstock S, Bezinover D, Palmer C, Berlin C, Janicki P, American Association of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting, Chicago Ill
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  • Book Review of Drugs: Development and Use by L.P. Garrod.Clinical Proceedings of the Children's Hospital o


  • Ask the Medical Advisory Board.Berlin CM, Tourette Syndrome Association Newsletter
  • Lifestyle and polybrominated diphenyl ethers in human milk in the United States: A pilot study.LaKind JS, Berlin CM, Stokes JL, Naiman DQ, Paul IM, Patterson DG Jr, Jones RS, Niehüser S, Park A, Wang RY, Needham LL, Lorber MN, Sjödin A, Toxicol Environ Chem
  • Prescribing for the lactating woman: Drug transfer in milk.Berlin CM, ABM News and Views
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Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Capital BC Keystone Health Plan Central HMO
  • Capital Blue Cross PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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