Janet L Kwiatkowski

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Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Consulting Hematologist, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Consulting Hematologist, Pennsylvania Hospital
Director, Thalassemia Program, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Hematology
3401 Civic Center Blvd
Colket Translational Research Building, Room 11024
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-5286
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, monitoring transfusional iron overload, stroke prevention in sickle cell disease, headaches in sickle cell disease, complications of thalassemia, transfusion therapy

Description of Itmat Expertise

The research interests of Dr. Kwiatkowski include stroke and stroke prevention in sickle cell disease, transfusional iron overload and chelation therapy, and diagnosis and treatment of clinical complications of thalassemia.

Selected Publications

Kwiatkowski JL: Thalassemia minor. Case Studies in Hematology & Coagulation. Gulati G, Filicko-O'Hara J, Krause JJ (eds.). American Society for Clinical Pathology Press, 2nd edition, 2017 (in press).

Kwiatkowski JL: Beta Thalassemia Major. Case Studies in Hematology & Coagulation. Gulati G, Filicko-O'Hara J, Krause JR (eds.). American Society for Clinical Pathology Press, 2nd edition, 2017 (in press).

Belmont Ami, Kwiatkowski Janet L: Deferiprone for the treatment of transfusional iron overload in thalassemia. Expert Review of Hematology 10(6): 493-503, Jun 2017.

Lambert Michele P, Witmer Char M, Kwiatkowski Janet L: Therapy induced iron deficiency in children treated with eltrombopag for immune thrombocytopenia. American Journal of Hematology 92(6): E88-E91, Jun 2017.

Hamm J, Rathore N, Lee P, LeBlanc Z, Lebensburger J, Meier ER, Kwiatkowski, JL: Cranial Epidural Hematomas: A Case Series and Literature Review of This Rare Complication Associated with Sickle Cell Disease. Pediatric Blood & Cancer 64(3): e26237, March 2017.

Dowling MM, QuinnCT, Ramaciotti C, Kanter J, Osunkwo I, Inusa B, Iyer R, Kwiatkowski JL, Johnson C, Rhodes M, Owen W, Strouse JJ, Panepinto JA, Neumayr L, Sarnaik S, Plumb PA, Diamini N, Kirkham F, Hynan LS, PFAST Investigators: Increased prevalence of potential right-to-left shunting in children with sickle cell anaemia and stroke. British Journal of Haematology 176(2): 300-308, January 2017.

Adams RJ, Lackland DT, Brown L, Brown D, Voeks J, Fullerton HJ, Kanter J and Kwiatkowski JL: Transcranial Doppler Re-Screening of Subjects who Participated in STOP and STOP II. American Journal of Hematology 91(12): 1191-1194, December 2016.

Stanley Helen M, Friedman David F, Webb Jennifer, Kwiatkowski Janet L: Transfusional Iron Overload in a Cohort of Children with Sickle Cell Disease: Impact of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Transfusion Method, and Chelation. Pediatric Blood & Cancer 63(8): 1414-8, Aug 2016.

Nabavizadeh S Ali, Vossough Arastoo, Ichord Rebecca N, Kwiatkowski Janet, Pukenas Bryan A, Smith Michelle J, Storm Philip B, Zager Eric L, Hurst Robert W: Intracranial aneurysms in sickle cell anemia: clinical and imaging findings. Journal of neurointerventional surgery 8(4): 434-40, Apr 2016.

Kwiatkowski Janet L: Current recommendations for chelation for transfusion-dependent thalassemia. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1368(1): 107-14, Mar 2016.

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Last updated: 08/16/2017
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