Adam T. Chrusch, M.D.

Adam T. Chrusch, M.D.
Dr. Chrusch is a non-operative sports medicine physician who cares for a wide variety of patients, athlete and non-athlete alike. As a former collegiate football player at the Johns Hopkins University he has a special interest in concussion management and care of the scholastic athlete.

Dr. Chrusch also has an interest in the care of endurance athlete which, he, himself, is an active competitor, racing distances from 5k to marathon to triathlon.

He is a published, fellowship-trained physician, who is a dedicated educator and clinician. He is board certified in Sports Medicine and Family medicine.  He is one of the team physicians for Spring-Ford Area High School.  
 

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Education
  • M.D. Temple University School of Medicine
  • Abington OB/Gyn Internship Abington, PA
  • Abington Family Medicine Residency Abington, PA
  • Crozer Keystone Sports Medicine Fellowship Springfield, PA
Titles & Certifications
  • Board Certified Family Medicine- ABFM
  • Certificate of Added Qualification- Sports Medicine, Board Certified
Professional Associations
  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians
  • American Medical Society for Sports Medicine

  Bibliography

§     Chrusch AT, Russell J, “Acute ankle sprain”, Pri-Med online,http://pri-med.com/pmo/OnlineCME.aspx. 2007.

§     Chrusch AT, Collina SJ, “Arthritis”, Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine, http://www.sageapps.com/SRT/HeadwordList.aspx, Nov. 2009.

§     *Chrusch AT, Swanik CB, Hinsey ML, Webner D, et al. “The role of vision on knee kinetic and kinematic variables during drop jumps from unknown heights”, Clin. J. Sport Med. Vol. 19, Number 2, March 2009 (abstract).

§     Chrusch AT, Skolnik N, Clinical Guidelines Monthly Column, “Recommendation guidelines for exercise in the elderly”, Family Practice News, Nov. 2009.

§     Chrusch AT, Skolnik N, Clinical Guidelines Monthly Column, “Concussion in Sport”, Family Practice News, Feb. 2013.

§     *Chrusch AT, Skolnik N, “Translating Research to Practice: BMI-Mortality Paradox and Fitness in African American and Caucasian Men with Type 2 Diabetes,” Diabetes Care, Apr. 2013.

§     *McKinney L, Chrusch AT, Skolnik N, “Diagnosis and Management of obesity,” AAFP monograph, 2013.

 

·     Presentations

§     Chrusch AT, Webner D, “High output congestive heart failure in a marathon runner” (poster presentation) AMSSM national meeting, April, 2009.

§     Chrusch AT, Webner D, “Recurrent concussions and Chiari malformation in a cheerleader” ACSM national meeting, May 2009.

§     Chrusch AT, Collina S, Swanik B, “The role of vision on knee kinetic and kinematic variables during drop jumps from unknown heights” AMSSM national meeting, April 2009.

§     “Exercise is Medicine” Family Medicine Department Meeting, Abington Memorial Hospital, Nov. 2009.

§     “Concussion- current guidelines” Abington Memorial Hospital Primary Care Update, October 2009.

§     “Performance Enhancing Drugs” Abington Memorial Hospital Primary Care Update, November 2011.

§     Primary Care Update- Musculoskeletal Medicine, coordinator, June 2012.

§     “Concussion Update” Abington Memorial Hospital Primary Care Update, June 2012.

§     “Exercise” Abington Memorial Hospital Primary Care Update, June 2012.

§     “Physical Exam Skill Station” Instructor, Abington Memorial Hospital Primary Care Update, June 2012.

§     “Performance enhancing drugs in youth” Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians conference, Annapolis, MD, July 2012.

§     Lee A, Chrusch AT, “Field Hockey player with facial pain” (poster presentation) AMSSM national meeting, April, 2013.

§     “Concussion 2013: an update” Pri-Med National Meeting, Rosemont, Illinois, October 2013.

§     “Concussion 2013: an update” Pri-Med Regional Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, November 2013.

§     “Injuries in Runners” Abington Memorial Hospital Primary Care Update, November 2013.

§     “Concussion: Past, Present and Future” Family Medicine Educational Consortium North East Regional Meeting, November 2013.

 

 

 

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