Caitlin Elgarten, M.D. M.S.C.E.

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Oncology) at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Attending Physician, Division of Oncology, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Instructor A of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
HUB Center for Clinical Collaboration; 3528
3500 Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 807-9038
A.B. (Human Biology)
Brown University, 2006.
Columbia University, 2011.
University of Pennsylvania, 2018.
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Selected Publications

Yun Li1, Dan Vader, Arman Oganisian, Craig LK Boge, Molly Hayes, Anders Newman, Tim Olson, Jason Freedman, Caitlin Elgarten, Brian T Fisher: Effect of Cytomegalovirus Infection on Post-Transplant Hospitalization Days among Children Undergoing Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation: A Marginal Structural Model Approach. Pediatric Transplantation August 2023.

Elgarten CW, Wohlschlaeger A, Levy EA, Tadley K, Wang L, Atkinson M, Roberson H, Olson TS, Bunin NJ, Heimall J, Fisher BT, Grupp SJ, Freedman JL.: Quality Improvement Initiative to Improve Time and Adherence to Revaccination after Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation: Implementation of a Revaccination Clinic within the HCT program. Transplant Cell Ther Jul 2023.

Kotch C, Elgarten CW, McWhorter J, Schmus C, Wilhelm D, Li Y, Minturn JE.: The Impact of Proactive Gastrostomy Tube Placement on Treatment-related Outcomes in Young Children With High-grade Central Nervous System Tumors. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol Jun 2023.

Elgarten CW, Kairalla JA, Thompson JC, Miller TP, Wang C, Conway S, Loh ML, Raetz EA, Gupta S, Rau RE, Angiolillo A, Rabin KR, Alexander S: SARS-CoV-2 infections in patients enrolled on the Children's Oncology Group standard-risk B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia trial, AALL1731. eJHaem May 2023.

Wohlschlaeger A, Levy E, Khan RN, Heimall J, Fisher BT, Metjian TA, Elgarten CW, Freedman JL.: A Retrospective Review of Revaccination Patterns in Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Recipients. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol Nurs Apr 2023.

Lehrnbecher T, Robinson PD, Ammann RA, Fisher B, Patel P, Phillips R, Beauchemin MP, Carlesse F, Castagnola E, Davis BL, Elgarten CW, Groll AH, Haeusler GM, Koenig C, Santolaya ME, Tissing WJE, Wolf J, Alexander S, Hu H, Dupuis LL, Sung L.: Guideline for the Management of Fever and Neutropenia in Pediatric Patients With Cancer and Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation Recipients: 2023 Update. J Clin Oncol Jan 2023.

Elgarten CW, Thompson JC, Angiolillo A, Chen Z, Conway S, Devidas M, Gupta S, Kairalla JA, McNeer JL, O'Brien MM, Rabin KR, Rau RE, Rheingold SR, Wang C, Wood C, Raetz EA, Loh ML, Alexander S, Miller TP.: Improving infectious adverse event reporting for children and adolescents enrolled in clinical trials for acute lymphoblastic leukemia: A report from the Children's Oncology Group. Pediatr Blood Cancer Nov 2022.

Molina JC, Li Y, Otto WR, Miller TP, Getz KD, Mccoubrey C, Ramos M, Krause E, Cao L, Gramatges MM, Rabin K, Scheurer M, Elgarten CW, Myers RM, Seif AE, Fisher BT, Shah NN, Aplenc R.: Absolute lymphocyte count recovery following initial acute myelogenous leukemia therapy: Implications for adoptive cell therapy. Pediatr Blood Cancer Nov 2022.

Elgarten CW, Otto WR, Shenton L, Stein MT, Horowitz J, Aftandilian C, Arnold SD, Bona KO, Caywood E, Collier AB, Gramatges MM, Henry M, Lotterman C, Maloney K, Modi AJ, Mian A, Mody R, Morgan E, Raetz EA, Verma A, Winick N, Wilkes JJ, Yu JC, Aplenc R, Fisher BT, Getz KD.: Risk of bacterial bloodstream infection does not vary by central-line type during neutropenic periods in pediatric acute myeloid leukemia. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol Apr 2022.

Diorio C, Vardaro J, Wei Y, Mauro J, Croy C, Oranges KE, Reilly AF, Bailey LC, Jubelirer T, Elgarten CW*, Freedman JL.: Improving Guideline-Congruent Care for Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting Prophylaxis in Pediatric Oncology Patients. JCO Oncology Practice 18(3): e412-e419, October 2021.

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