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Christopher Thorp, MD, Medicine/Pediatrics, Melrose Park, IL, Advocate South Suburban Hospital


Medicine/Pediatrics Melrose Park, IL

Encompass Physicians LLC Internal Medicine & Pediatric Hospitalist

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  • Dr. Christopher Thorp is an internist and pediatrician in hospital medicine in Melrose Park, IL and is with multiple hospitals in the area, including Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, Advocate South Suburban Hospital and MacNeal Hospital. He received his medical degree from St. George's University School of Medicine and has been in practice 19 years.

Education & Training

  • Rush University ECHO project
    Rush University ECHO projectMD, Addiction Medicine, 2021 - 2023
  • Cooper Hospital-University Medical Center
    Cooper Hospital-University Medical CenterResidency, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, 1998 - 2002
  • St. George's University School of Medicine
    St. George's University School of MedicineClass of 1998
  • Temple University
    Temple UniversityM.A., Physiology, 1991 - 1994
  • Kenyon College
    Kenyon CollegeB.A., Music, 1985 - 1989

Certifications & Licensure

  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 2002 - 2026
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2001 - 2002
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatrics
  • American Heart AssociationACLS
  • American Heart AssociationBLS
  • American Heart AssociationPALS
  • American Heart Association/American Board of PediatricsNALS

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • FACP 2015
  • FACP American College of Physicians, 2015
  • Service Excellence Award Holy Family Medical Center, 2004
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Publications & Presentations

Journal Articles

  • Proofreading and Editing of RNA Transcripts; Wherein Lies the Blueprint?  
    C.R. Thorp, Journal of Scientific Research and Writings, 1/1/1994
  • Diet Alters Metabolic Rate in the Yellow-Bellied Marmot (Marmota flaviventris) during Hibernation  
    C.R. Thorp, P.K. Ram, G.L. Florant, Physiological Zoology, 1/1/1994
  • The Effect of Antiepileptic Drugs on Water Balance in Institutionalized Patients  
    L.J. Weisberg, B. Kurnik, A.J. Rubin, C.R. Thorp, Neurology, 1/1/1991

Press Mentions

  • Welcoming a Vegetarian to Your Thanksgiving Table
    Welcoming a Vegetarian to Your Thanksgiving TableNovember 22nd, 2018


  • Chair, Credentials Committee 2014 - 2016

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