Phillip DeChristopher, PhD, FCAP, FASCP


Medicine, Hematology/Oncology
Medical Director, Apheresis Lab, Blood Bank, Transfusion Medicine

Languages Spoken


Clinical Expertise

  • Blood Component Transfusions
  • Blood Donations
  • Blood Transfusions
  • Clinical Laboratory Testing
  • Diagnosis of Blood Disorders
  • HLA Testing
  • Phlebotomy
  • Transfusion Problems
  • Transfusion Medicine

About Dr. DeChristopher

Reading, Movies, Travel

Medical Education

Medical School
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Michael Reese Hospital - Pathology: Anatomic & Clinical Pathology

Board Certification

Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology - General Cert: AM Board of Pathology
Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine - Subspecialty Cert: AM Board of Pathology


  • Restoration of Normal Prothrombin Time/International Normalized Ratio With Fresh Frozen Plasma in Hypocoagulable Patients Only, A. J., Jr; DeChristopher, P. J.; Iqal, O.; Fareed, J., Clinical and applied thrombosis/hemostasis : official journal of the International Academy of Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis
  • The relationship between reticulated platelets intestinal alkaline phosphatase, and necrotizing enterocolitis, Kampanatkosol, R.; Thomson, T.; Habeeb, O.; Glynn, L.; Dechristopher, P. J.; Yong, S.; Jeske, W.; Maheshwari, A.; Muraskas, J., Journal of pediatric surgery
  • Use of therapeutic plasma exchange in the burn unit: a review of the literature Mosier, M. J.; Dechristopher, P. J.; Gamelli, R. L., Journal of Burn Care & Research
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  • Decreased survival in necrotizing enterocolitis is significantly associated with neonatal and maternal blood group: the AB isoagglutinin hypothesis Thomson, T.; Habeeb, O.; DeChristopher, P. J.; Glynn, L.; Yong, S.; Muraskas, J., Journal of Perinatology
  • Massive transfusion protocols for patients with substantial hemorrhage Anderson, D. J.; Burns, C. D.; DeChristopher, P. J.; Waxman, D. A., Transfusion medicine reviews
  • Induction of specific T cell immunity in patients with prostate cancer by vaccination with PSA146-154 peptide Perambakam, S.; Hallmeyer, S.; Reddy, S.; Mahmud, N.; Bressler, L.; DeChristopher, P.; Mahmud, D.; Nunez, R.; Sosman, J. A.; Peace, D. J., Cancer immunology, immunotherapy : CII
  • Highly successful living donor kidney transplantation after conversion to negative of a previously positive flow-cytometry cross-match by pretransplant plasmapheresis. Thielke, J.; DeChristopher, P. J.; Sankary, H.; Oberholzer, J.; Testa, G.; Benedetti, E., Transplantation proceedings
  • Severe hemolytic anemia due to passenger lymphocytes after living-related bowel transplant. Panaro, F.; DeChristopher, P. J.; Rondelli, D.; Testa, G.; Sankary, H.; Popescu, M.; Benedetti, E., Clinical transplantation
  • Control of melanoma morphogenesis endothelial survival, and perfusion by extracellular matrix, Maniotis, A. J.; Chen, X.; Garcia, C.; DeChristopher, P. J.; Wu, D.; Pe'er, J.; Folberg, R., Laboratory investigation; a journal of technical methods and pathology