Pelton Phinizy, MD

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Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics (Pulmonary Medicine)
Attending Physician, Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Children's Hospital Of Philadelphia
Associate Director, Division of Pulmonary Medicine Fellowship, Children's Hospital Of Philadelphia
Associate Director, Advanced Diagnostic Bronchoscopy Center, Division of Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Co-Director, Bronchoscopy Consult Service, Division of Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine
3501 Civic Center Blvd.
14th floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-3749
B.S. (Brain, Behavior & Cognitive Sciences)
University of Michigan, 2006.
MD (Doctor of Medicine)
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 2010.
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Selected Publications

Aoife Corcoran MBBS, Kumaran Senthil MD, Hannah Stinson MD, Pelton A. Phinizy MD, Joseph C. Piccione DO, MS: Endobronchial valve and fibrin sealant placement for successful control of pulmonary hemorrhage in a pediatric patient. Pediatric Pulmonology August 2023.

Stephen D Franklin, Julie Fierro, Erik B Hysinger, Pelton A Phinizy, Joseph Piccione: Hemosiderin-laden macrophages in bronchoalveolar lavage samples of children with bronchopulmonary dysplasia. The Journal of Pediatrics Page: In press, Dec 2022.

Katharine Tsukahara, Brandy Johnson, Katelyn Klimowich, Kathleen Chiotos, Erik A Jensen, Paul Planet, Pelton Phinizy, Joseph Piccione: Comparison of tracheal aspirate and bronchoalveolar lavage samples in the microbiological diagnosis of lower respiratory tract infection in pediatric patients. Pediatric Pulmonology 57(10): 2405-2410, Oct 2022.

Cynara Leon, Katharine Tsukahara, Kaitlyn Boggs, Pelton Phinizy: Plastic bronchitis secondary to Bocavirus in a previously healthy 4-year-old with negative lymphatic evaluation. Pediatric Pulmonology 59(9): 2276-2278, Sep 2022.

Pelton Phinizy, Frank Adams: Interview about Croup and Covid-19 on the Pulmonology Show on Doctor Radio channel on Sirius XM. Pulmonology Show on Doctor Radio Channel on Sirius XM platform. January 25 2022.

Claudia Mattos DO, Pelton Phinizy MD, Kimberly L. Duffy MA, CCC-SLP, Steven Sobol MD, MSc, Joseph Piccione DO, MS: Clinical predictors of laryngotracheoesophageal clefts and tracheoesophageal fistulae in children with dysphagia. Pediatric Pulmonology 56(12): 3792-3795, Dec 2021.

Pia Maier; Elizabeth Silvestro; Samuel B. Goldfarb; Joseph Piccione; Pelton A. Phinizy; Savvas Andronikou: 3-D printed realistic pediatric static and dynamic airway models for bronchoscopy and foreign body removal training. Pediatric Pulmonology 56(8): 2654-2659, Aug 2021.

Pelton Phinizy, MD: Foreign Body Aspiration: The Role of the Pediatric Pulmonologist. Diagnostic and Interventional Bronchoscopy in Children. Humana Press, Springer Nature AG, Page: 317–331, 2021 Notes: Chapter.

Pelton Phinizy, MD, Joseph Bolton, RRT, John F. Tamasitis, RRT-NPS: Invasive Ventilation: A Discussion of Equipment and Troubleshooting Emergency Management of the Hi-Tech Patient in Acute and Critical Care Page: 327-333, 2021 Notes: Chapter 27.

A.G. Chidambaram, P.A. Phinizy: An Atypical Presentation of Mycobacterium Avium Complex Infection Associated with Vaping Nicotine and Dabbing Marijuana. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 201: A7355, May 2020.

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Last updated: 08/23/2023
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