Christopher S. Formal, MD

Attending Physiatrist

Christopher S. Formal, MD, has been a member of Magee’s medical staff since 1982, most recently as the Assistant Medical Director for educational programs. Dr. Formal earned his BS at Haverford College and received his medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He completed his residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

Dr. Formal is board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation with further board certifications in Pain Medicine and Spinal Cord Injury Medicine. An expert in spinal cord injury, Dr. Formal has lectured extensively on this topic. He has also published numerous papers and abstracts. He teaches future physicians as Clinical Professor for the department of Rehabilitation Medicine at Jefferson Medical College.

Dr. Formal is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.