Christopher Plastaras, MD is MossRehab's Clinical Director, Musculoskeletal Spine & Sports Rehabilitation Medicine and Einstein Spine Institute Co-Chair and practices in Center City Philadelphia and Elkins Park. He is Clinical Associate Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine at Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University. He is board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.
Dr. Plastaras received his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania. He completed his internship at Albert Einstein Medical Center and his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine / Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago where he also served as Chief Resident. He practiced at Northwestern University/Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago’s Spine & Sports Rehabilitation Center until he returned back to Philadelphia and worked in the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at the University of Pennsylvania. He was the Director of the Penn Spine Center. He directed the Spine, Sports, & Musculoskeletal Medicine Fellowship while at Penn. He has held sub-specialty board certifications in Sports Medicine and Electrodiagnostic Medicine.
Dr. Plastaras specializes in Spine and Musculoskeletal Medicine. His clinical interests are the non-surgical management of musculoskeletal conditions including spine related pain, shoulder/hip/knee/foot/ankle pain, and running injuries. His practice includes fluoroscopically guided interventional procedures treating peripheral joints, "facet" joints, epidurals, and radiofrequency ablation.
Chief Residency, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Northwestern University Medical School / Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Residency, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Northwestern University Medical School / Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Internship, Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
Doctor of Medicine University of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Bachelor of Arts, Physics Emory University, Atlanta, GA