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Janet L Kwiatkowski, MD, MSCE

Janet L Kwiatkowski, MD, MSCE

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Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Hematology
34th & Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 2155903437
Education:
B.S. (Zoology)
Duke University, summa cum laude, 1988.
M.D.
Columbia University, College of Physicians & Surgeons, 1992.
MSCE (Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics)
University of Pennsylvania, 2003.
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Description of Research Expertise

Optimization of iron chelation, stroke prevention in sickle cell disease, headaches in sickle cell disease, transfusion therapy

Description of Clinical Expertise

General pediatric hematology, thalassemia, sickle cell disease, transfusional iron overload, chelation therapy

Selected Publications

Belmont Ami P, Nossair Fadi, Brambilla Donald, Friedman Marjorie, Boswinkel Jan, Bradford Andrea B, Kwiatkowski Janet L: Safety of deep sedation in young children with sickle cell disease: a retrospective cohort study. The Journal of pediatrics 166(5): 1226-32, May 2015.

Morris Claudia R, Kim Hae-Young, Klings Elizabeth S, Wood John, Porter John B, Trachtenberg Felicia, Sweeters Nancy, Olivieri Nancy F, Kwiatkowski Janet L, Virzi Lisa, Hassell Kathryn, Taher Ali, Neufeld Ellis J, Thompson Alexis A, Larkin Sandra, Suh Jung H, Vichinsky Elliott P, Kuypers Frans A: Dysregulated arginine metabolism and cardiopulmonary dysfunction in patients with thalassaemia. British journal of haematology Apr 2015.

Aygun Banu, Mortier Nicole A, Kesler Karen, Lockhart Alexandre, Schultz William H, Cohen Alan R, Alvarez Ofelia, Rogers Zora R, Kwiatkowski Janet L, Miller Scott T, Sylvestre Pamela, Iyer Rathi, Lane Peter A, Ware Russell E: Therapeutic phlebotomy is safe in children with sickle cell anaemia and can be effective treatment for transfusional iron overload. British journal of haematology 169(2): 262-6, Apr 2015.

Green Sage T, Martin Marie B, Haines Dru, Carson Susan, Coates Thomas, Oliveros Olivia, Gerstenberger Eric, Trachtenberg Felicia, Kwiatkowski Janet L: Variance of pain prevalence and associated severity during the transfusion cycle of adult thalassaemia patients. British journal of haematology 166(5): 797-800, Sep 2014.

DeBaun Michael R, Gordon Mae, McKinstry Robert C, Noetzel Michael J, White Desiree A, Sarnaik Sharada A, Meier Emily R, Howard Thomas H, Majumdar Suvankar, Inusa Baba P D, Telfer Paul T, Kirby-Allen Melanie, McCavit Timothy L, Kamdem Annie, Airewele Gladstone, Woods Gerald M, Berman Brian, Panepinto Julie A, Fuh Beng R, Kwiatkowski Janet L, King Allison A, Fixler Jason M, Rhodes Melissa M, Thompson Alexis A, Heiny Mark E, Redding-Lallinger Rupa C, Kirkham Fenella J, Dixon Natalia, Gonzalez Corina E, Kalinyak Karen A, Quinn Charles T, Strouse John J, Miller J Philip, Lehmann Harold, Kraut Michael A, Ball William S, Hirtz Deborah, Casella James F: Controlled trial of transfusions for silent cerebral infarcts in sickle cell anemia. The New England journal of medicine 371(8): 699-710, Aug 2014.

Dowling Michael M, Noetzel Michael J, Rodeghier Mark J, Quinn Charles T, Hirtz Deborah G, Ichord Rebecca N, Kwiatkowski Janet L, Roach E Steven, Kirkham Fenella J, Casella James F, DeBaun Michael R: Headache and migraine in children with sickle cell disease are associated with lower hemoglobin and higher pain event rates but not silent cerebral infarction. The Journal of pediatrics 164(5): 1175-1180.e1, May 2014.

Arkuszewski Michal, Krejza Jaroslaw, Chen Rong, Ichord Rebecca, Kwiatkowski Janet L, Bilello Michel, Zimmerman Robert, Ohene-Frempong Kwaku, Melhem Elias R: Sickle cell anemia: intracranial stenosis and silent cerebral infarcts in children with low risk of stroke. Advances in medical sciences 59(1): 108-13, Mar 2014.

Klaassen Robert J, Barrowman Nicholas, Merelles-Pulcini Manuela, Vichinsky Elliott P, Sweeters Nancy, Kirby-Allen Melanie, Neufeld Ellis J, Kwiatkowski Janet L, Wu John, Vickars Linda, Blanchette Victor S, Forgie Melissa, Yamashita Robert, Wong-Rieger Durhane, Young Nancy L: Validation and reliability of a disease-specific quality of life measure (the TranQol) in adults and children with thalassaemia major. British journal of haematology 164(3): 431-7, Feb 2014.

Ware Hannah M, Kwiatkowski Janet L: Evaluation and treatment of transfusional iron overload in children. Pediatric clinics of North America 60(6): 1393-406, Dec 2013.

Arkuszewski Michal, Krejza Jaroslaw, Chen Rong, Ichord Rebecca, Kwiatkowski Janet L, Bilello Michel, Zimmerman Robert, Ohene-Frempong Kwaku, Melhem Elias R: Prevalence of intracranial stenosis and silent cerebral infarcts in children with sickle cell anemia and low risk of stroke. International journal of stroke : official journal of the International Stroke Society 8(7): E50-1, Oct 2013.

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Last updated: 05/06/2015
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