Polina Krass, MD
Research Scholar

Dr. Krass is an attending in the Division of Adolescent Medicine and a Center for Violence Prevention Research Scholar. Her work is focused on evaluating the impact of policy change on adolescent health outcomes, including reproductive health, mental health, and firearm-related injury.


Polina Krass, MD is a Pediatrician at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and a Center for Violence Prevention Research Scholar. Dr. Krass is also a Fellow in the National Clinician Scholars Program, through which she is currently obtaining a Masters in Health Policy Research at the University of Pennsylvania. In addition, she serves as a Associate Fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics at the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Krass is interested in the impact of federal and state policy on adolescent health outcomes. Her recent research has focused on access to Long Acting Reversible Contraception for adolescents, impact of firearm policy on injury and death in children, and partnerships between medical and mental health providers.

BA (Chemistry), Harvard College, 2011

MD, New York University School of Medicine, 2016

Residency, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, 2019

Research Scholar, Center for Violence Prevention, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Attending Physician, Adolescent Medicine, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Fellow, National Clinical Scholars Program

Associate Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics

Member, American Academy of Pediatrics

Member, Gold Humanism Society

Nancy Elizabeth Barnhart Award, 2019

Pennsylvania AAP Resident Award, 2019

AP Delegate, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, 2018-2019

Pubmed ID:Polina Krass, MD

Contact Information

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 3401 Civic Center Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19104