Dr. Chrisman is a pediatrician, an Adolescent Medicine specialist, and a Pediatric Pain specialist, and she is the primary physician for the Pain Rehabilitation Program (PReP).
Dr. Chrisman completed her undergraduate training at the University of Pennsylvania (PENN)in Neuroscience, and then returned to PENN for medical school. She moved to Seattle in 2003 to complete her Residency in Pediatrics at the University of Washington and Seattle Children's Hospital. She worked for a few years as a general pediatrician, and then undertook fellowships in General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, and additional training in Pediatric Pain. During this time she also obtained a Master's in Public Health at the University of Washington. She is now the primary physician in the Pain Rehabilitation Program (PReP) and sees patients with all types of chronic pain. She also conducts research on the relationship between the brain and behavior, primarily regarding concussive injury.