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Emmalynn Sigrist DO
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

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  • "My approach to a child’s care includes the entire family and healthcare team in the decision-making process. I treat each patient as if she or he were a part of my family. I believe that all children are entitled to excellent healthcare. I understand that my patients and their families have individualized goals. I strive to help all of my patients lead their happiest and most fulfilling lives."

  • Medical School: 
    Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

    Residency: 
    Orthopedic Surgery, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

    Fellowship: 
    Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery, Washington University in St. Louis

  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics, Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society
  • Research:

    • "Remodeling of proximal femoral morphology in residual slipped capital femoral epiphysis." — St. Louis Children’s Hospital, 2020, Dr. Jeffrey Nepple
    • "The pediatric anterior cruciate ligament and the anterolateral ligament." — Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, 2018, Dr. Theodore Ganley
    • "Treatment of closed femoral shaft fractures in children aged 6 to 10." — St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, 2018, Dr. Martin Herman
    • "Racial & economic disparities in the treatment of pediatric supracondylar fractures." — Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics, International Center for Limb Lengthening, 2018, Dr. John Herzenberg
    • "Differentiating between simple and complex pediatric musculoskeletal extremity infections." — St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, 2013-2015, Dr. Martin Herman
    • "Cognitive memory and habit formation learning of concurrent visual discriminations in the rhesus macaque." — National Institutes of Health, 2008-2010, Dr. Mortimer Mishkin
    • "Effects of prenatal valproic acid (VPA) exposure on behavior and olive formation in the brainstem of juvenile Sprague-Dawley rats." — Allegheny College, 2007-2008, Dr. Jeffrey Hollerman

    Publications: 

    • Sigrist EJ, George NE, Koder AM, Gwam CU, Etcheson JI, Herman MJ. Letter to the Editor: Treatment of closed femoral shaft fractures in children aged 6 to 10. J Pediatr Orthop 2020; 40: e537.
    • Sigrist EJ, George NE, Koder AM, Gwam CU, Etcheson JI, Herman MJ. Treatment of closed femoral shaft fractures in children aged 6 to 10. J Pediatr Orthop 2019; 39: 355-359.
    • Turchi J, Devan B, Yin P, Sigrist E, Mishkin M. Pharmacological evidence that both cognitive memory and habit formation contribute to within-session learning of concurrent visual discriminations. Neuropsychologia 2010; 48: 2245-50.
  • I enjoy softball, hiking, kayaking, history, architecture, and spending time with my family and dog, Clementine.

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