Eva Sophia Seligman, M.D.

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  • Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Program
  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Languages: English, Spanish


Concussion, Musculoskeletal Injuries, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Sports Injuries, Sports Medicine ...read more

Research Interests

pediatric emergency medicine, trauma resuscitation, concussion, acute knee pain management, sport-related injuries ...read more

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Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station

Appointment Phone: 443-997-5476
10803 Falls Road
Pavilion III, Suite 2100
Lutherville, MD 21093 map
Phone: 410-614-4030 | Fax: 410-614-4033

Johns Hopkins Medicine - Howard County

Appointment Phone: 443-997-5476
10700 Charter Drive
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Columbia, MD 21044 map
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1800 Orleans St.
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Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 443-287-5251 | Fax: 410-614-7339


Eva Seligman is a pediatric emergency medicine and primary care sports medicine specialist, and the director of the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Program. She provides non-surgical care to school-aged and young adult athletes of all skill level in sports medicine clinic. She also cares for all children seeking emergency services in the pediatric emergency department. 

Her expertise includes emergency care, pediatric and young adults with sports injuries, concussion, female athlete sports medicine issues, acute and overuse injuries, stress fractures, muscle strains, and other musculoskeletal injuries of the shoulder, elbow, wrist/hand, hip, knee and foot/ankle. She also performs ultrasound and anatomical image-guided joint injections.

Dr. Seligman graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School in 2013, and completed her residency in pediatrics at McGraw Medical Center of Northwestern University in 2016. She completed fellowship in pediatric emergency medicine here at Hopkins and in primary care sports medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital. During fellowship she cared for athletes of various levels as a physician for the Boston Ballet, Northeastern University Men’s Ice Hockey Team, and various high school programs. 

She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Sports Medicine, and the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine. 

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  • Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Program
  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Departments / Divisions



  • MD; University of Michigan Medical School (2013)


  • Pediatrics; Ann & Robert H Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago-Northwestern University (2016)


  • Sports Medicine; Boston Children's Hospital (2021)
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2020)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatric Emergency Medicine) (2021)
  • American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics) (2016)
  • American Board of Pediatrics (Sports Medicine) (2022)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Dr. Seligman is engaged in various research efforts, including the management of acute knee pain, epidemiologic factors associated with concussions leading to emergency department visits. She is also invested in trainee education and using checklists to improve pediatric trauma resuscitation within an academic setting.

Selected Publications

Implementation of LURIES: A New Handoff Tool for Pediatric Residents. Seligman E, Malakooti M. Cureus. 2018 Apr 30;10(4):e2558. doi: 10.7759/cureus.2558. PMID: 29974013 Free PMC article.

Changes in training patterns and confidence to return to sport in United States collegiate athletes during the COVID-19 pandemic. Seligman E, Beasley MA, Christino MA, Miller PE, Kobelski G, Stracciolini A. Phys Sportsmed. 2022 Mar 8:1-6. doi: 10.1080/00913847.2022.2046957. Online ahead of print. PMID: 35209782

F2L, a peptide derived from heme-binding protein, chemoattracts mouse neutrophils by specifically activating Fpr2, the low-affinity N-formylpeptide receptor. Gao JL, Guillabert A, Hu J, Le Y, Urizar E, Seligman E, Fang KJ, Yuan X, Imbault V, Communi D, Wang JM, Parmentier M, Murphy PM, Migeotte I. J Immunol. 2007 Feb 1;178(3):1450-6. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.178.3.1450. PMID: 17237393

Factors Associated With Repeat Emergency Department Visits in a State-wide Cohort of Pediatric Patients With Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. Seligman E, Aslam U, Psoter KJ, Ryan LM, Nasr IW. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2022 Feb 1;38(2):e683-e689. doi: 10.1097/PEC.0000000000002368. PMID: 35100767

Activities & Honors


  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Medical Society for Sports Medicine
  • American College of Sports Medicine

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