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Stacy Ellen

Stacy Ellen, DO

Assistant Dean, Medical Student Affairs; Associate Professor

Department: Pediatrics

Specialties: Pediatrics


  • DO - Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
2024 Philadelphia Magazine Top Doctors™

Stacey Ellen, DO, is an attending general pediatrician at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is board certified in pediatrics. Her clinical roles include the care of patients 0-21 years-old in outpatient general pediatrics and special needs clinics, and she has served as lead attending in Tuesday continuity clinic with pediatric residents.

  • Named "Top Doctor" by Philadelphia magazine (2023, 2024)

Clinical Services



  • St. Christopher's Hospital for Children

Affiliated Hospitals

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children

Stacy Ellen, DO, is an associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Drexel University College of Medicine. She also serves as assistant dean of medical student affairs, advising students on the Queen Lane and West Reading Campuses.

Dr. Ellen has served as the assistant director of fourth-year education in pediatrics since 2013. In this role she oversaw fourth-year rotations for Drexel students and visiting students rotating at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children. In 2015 she created the senior elective Outpatient Pediatrics and Advocacy and has directed it since. She was awarded a Golden Apple award for her teaching in this course in 2019. Dr. Ellen has precepted in the third-year Professionalism Formation curriculum and Foundations of Patient Care 1, is a Bridging the Gaps Academic Preceptor and Special Interest Group Advisor, among other teaching and mentoring roles. She recently participated in Cohort 9 of the Educational Scholars Program through the Academic Pediatrics Association, graduating the program in April 2022.

Most notably, Dr. Ellen has proudly served as the Pediatric Pathway director since 2018. In this role she has mentored between 21 and 32 medical students per academic year as they enter pediatrics, medicine pediatrics, child neurology and other combined programs. Since fall of 2019, Dr. Ellen has also been the Primary Care Pathway director for the Pediatric Residency program and enjoys career mentoring and advising throughout the learner continuum.

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children is a primary academic campus of Drexel University College of Medicine. Its physicians are non-compensated members of the teaching faculty of Drexel University College of Medicine and its clinical practices are independent of Drexel University.

Contact Information

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children
160 East Erie Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19134
Phone: 215.427.5000
Fax: 215.427.5555