Aaron DeWitt, MD

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Cardiac Critical Care Medicine, Room 6NE47
34th Street & Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 267-425-6116
Fax: 215-590-4620
Education:
B.A. (Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Psychology and Brain Sciences)
Dartmouth College, 2002.
M.D. (Medicine)
University of Rochester Schoool of Medicine and Dentistry, 2006.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Pediatric cardiac critical care medicine
Lymphatic disease, especially in acquired & congenital heart disease

Description of Other Expertise

Teaching with Simulation
Quality Improvement Leadership
VitalTalk, Communication Education

Description of Research Expertise

Acute Kidney Injury in Congenital Heart Disease
Prolonged stay in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit
End of life in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit
NIRS in Congenital Heart Disease
Vascular Access in Congenital Heart Disease

Selected Publications

DeWitt AG, Rossano JW, Bailly DK, Bhat PN, Chanani NK, Kirkland BW, Moga MA, Owens GE, Retzloff LB, Zhang W, Banerjee M, Costarino AT, Bird GL, Pasquali SK, Gaies M : Modifiable factors predict mortality after prolonged critical illness following congenital heart surgery Poster, ACC.18, 67th Annual Scientific Session & Expo Mar 2018.

Walter JK, Sachs E, DeWitt A, Arnold R, Feudtner: Communication Patterns of Interprofessional Teams in the Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit. Poster, Cardiology 2018: 21th Annual Update on Pediatric and Congenital Cardiovascular Disease, Scottsdale, AZ Feb 2018.

Walter JK, Sachs E, DeWitt A, Arnold R, Feudtner C: Interprofessional teamwork for family meetings in the pediatric cardiac intensive care unit. Poster, Cardiology 2018: 21th Annual Update on Pediatric and Congenital Cardiovascular Disease, Scottsdale, AZ Feb 2018.

Savla JJ, Smith CL, DeWitt AG, Pinto EM, Glatz AC, Gillespie MJ, Rome JJ, Dori Y: Direct Measurement of Thoracic Duct Pressure in Patients with Fontan Physiology. Presentation, given by colleague - Cardiology 2018: 21th Annual Update on Pediatric and Congenital Cardiovascular Disease, Scottsdale, AZ Feb 2018.

DeWitt AG, Dori Y, Pinto EM, Griffis H, Morrison RE, Johnstone JA, Partington SL, Whitehead KK, Harris MA, Saul D, Rychik J, Goldberg DJ, Gillespie MJ, Rome JR, Glatz AC, Biko DM: Magnetic resonance imaging of lymphatic system in patients prior to total cavopulmonary connection predicts acute post-operative outcomes. Poster, The Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society 13th Annual International Meeting. Washington, D.C. Dec 2017.

Savla JJ, Smith CL, DeWitt AG, Pinto EM, Glatz AC, Gillespie MJ, Rome JJ, Dori Y : Direct Measurement of Thoracic Duct Pressure in Patients with Fontan Physiology Poster, AHA Scientific Sessions 2017, Anaheim, CA Nov 2017.

Miller T, Ghanayem N, Newburger J, DeWitt A, Cnota J, Hu C, Tractenberg F, Pemberton V, McCrindle B, Sha A, Pizarro C, Jacobs J, Lambert L, Graham E, Wolf M, Votava-Smith J, Fifer C, Miller S, Minich L: The impact and interactions of gestational age and weight on survival and growth following the Norwood procedure: an analysis of the Pediatric Heart Network Single Ventricle Trial. Poster, AHA Scientific Sessions 2017, Anaheim, CA Nov 2017.

DeWitt AG, Rossano JW, Bailly DK, Bhat PN, Chanani NK, Kirkland BW, Moga MA, Owens GE, Retzloff LB, Zhang W, Banerjee M, Costarino AT, Bird GL, Pasquali SK, Gaies M : Risk-Adjusted Incidence of Prolonged Post-operative Critical Care Varies Widely Across Congenital Heart Surgery Centers: A Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Consortium Study. Presentation, AHA Scientific Sessions 2017, Anaheim, CA Nov 2017.

Itkin M, Piccoli DA, Nadolski G, Rychik J, DeWitt A, Pinto E, Rome J, Dori Y.: Protein-Losing Enteropathy in Patients With Congenital Heart Disease. J Am Coll Cardiol 69(24): 2929-2937, Jun 2017.

JK Walter, TE Schall, AG DeWitt, RM Arnold, C Feudtner: “If I Could Just Chime in Here”: Communication Patterns of Interprofessional Team Meetings in a Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit. 2017 Annual Assembly of Hospice and Palliative Care, Phoenix AZ Feb 2017.

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