Faculty

Adam T. Chrusch, MD

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The Rothman institute, Assistant professor of family and community medicine, The Sydney Kimmel school of medicine, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Adam Chrusch is a graduate of the Johns Hopkins University and Temple University School of Medicine. He completed his OB/Gyn internship at Abington Memorial Hospital then completed his family medicine residency training at Abington Memorial Hospital. He then furthered his training with a fellowship in sports medicine. He has published and presented his research on knee kinetic and kinematic forces at the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine's National meeting. He has also published and presented cases dealing with Chiari malformations related with recurrent concussions and high output congestive heart failure exacerbated by anemia and deep water emersion. Dr Chrusch is currently the medical director for the school districts of Jenkintown and Wissahickon. He is also the family medicine clerkship director for the Drexel University School of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson Medical College, Temple University School of Medicine, and Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicines’ Family Medicine clerkship. He is currently working with the Abington Neurosciences Institute to provide expedited evaluation and care for athletes with head injuries, specifically concussion, through the Abington Memorial Hospital’s concussion hotline (215-481-HEAD). Dr Chrusch's special interests include musculoskeletal medicine, athletic event coverage as well as non-operative treatments dealing with degenerative joint disease and overuse injuries. He has a strong interest in care of the endurance athlete and he himself has competed in several triathlons. He is also strongly interested in serving the underserved in the Abington/Jenkintown/Philadelphia area, by providing annual physical exams to underserved children of the Jenkintown and Wissahickon school districts as well as caring for those who have little or no health insurance.