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Corinna Franklin, M.D.

Corinna C. Franklin, MD

  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
Languages Spoken:
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Italian

Corinna Franklin, M.D., is committed to the care of young athletes, having started and developed the sports medicine program at Shriners Children's. She maintains a strong research interest in pediatric sports medicine as the PI for the Shriners Sports Consortium, a group spanning 11 centers engaged in multisite research. Her main research areas of interest include sex-based differences in sports medicine and sports biomechanics.

Dr. Franklin's goal is to get every athlete back to their sport in their best possible condition. Working at Shriners Children's allows her to care for a wide variety of athletes, including those with special needs and those in difficult circumstances. She has a particular interest in female athletes and their unique needs.

Dr. Franklin is a lifelong runner and always excited for the next race!

Pediatric Care


More About Me

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery - General
Education and Training

Medical Education
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

LA County Hospital University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA

LA County Hospital University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA

Academic Positions and Locations

Temple University Hospital
Clinical Associate Professor

Temple University School of Medicine
Clinical Assistant Professor

Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Adjunct Associate Professor

Leadership and Memberships
  • Member, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Member, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
  • Member, Ruth Jackson Orthopedic Society
  • Member, Pediatric Research in Sports Medicine Society
  • Member, Philadelphia Orthopaedic Society
  • Member, Health Volunteers Overseas
Awards and Honors
  • 2019-2020, Top Doctors, Philadelphia Magazine
  • 2019-2020, Leadership Fellow, AOS
  • 2017, RJOS Alexandra J. Kirkley, MD, Academic Traveling Fellowship
Academic Works and Presentations
  • Presentation: Pediatric Research in Sports Medicine Annual Meeting - Instructional Course: Optimizing Athletic Performance through Wellness (1/2021)
  • Presentation: Female Athlete Conference - The Female Athlete and the ACL: How, Why, and Psychological Implications for Recovery and Return to Sport (6/2019)
  • Presentation: GCMAS Meeting - Do Children with Cerebral Palsy Run More Typically Than They Walk? (5/2018)
  • Presentation: GCMAS Meeting - The Biomechanics of Running in Children (5/2017)


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