Kathryn (Kate) DelPizzo, MD

Dr. Kate DelPizzo first visited Hospital for Special Surgery as a resident from Johns Hopkins Hospital to learn regional anesthesia techniques. After a fellowship in Pediatric Anesthesia and further training in Pediatric Pain Management, she joined the department as an Attending Anesthesiologist. Dr. DelPizzo is a board-certified anesthesiologist with a special interest in pediatric regional anesthesia and perioperative pain control for children.


Assistant Attending Anesthesiologist, Hospital for Special Surgery
Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Weill Cornell Medical College


Special Expertise

Pediatric Regional Anesthesia
Pediatric Acute Pain Management


The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Class of 2005 House Staff Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching
CA2 Resident of the Year – Award for Outstanding Achievement in Patient Care and Citizenship, Johns Hopkins Department of Anesthesiology, 2004


American Society of Anesthesiologists
American Society of Regional Anesthesia
Health Volunteers Overseas
Society for Education in Anesthesia
Society of Pediatric Anesthesia

Insurances Accepted

Affinity Access
Blue Cross HMO POS
Blue Cross PPO
Blue Cross Pathway
Blue Cross Pathway Enhanced
Emblem Selectcare
United Healthcare
United Healthcare Compass

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West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV


Medicine, Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, OH


Anesthesiology, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD


Pediatric Anesthesiology, The Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC
Pediatric Pain Management, Children's Hospital, Boston, MA


Anesthesiology, 2006, Pediatric Anesthesiology, 2014

State Licensure

New York, Maryland

Kathryn (Kate) DelPizzo, MD has contributed to the following educational materials:

For Patients - on HSS.edu

Selected Publications

Zayas VM, DelPizzo, K:  Anesthesia for Scoliosis Surgery. In Yao FS and Artusio JF, eds. Anesthesiology-Problem Oriented Management. 7th ed., Chapter 57, Philadelphia, JB Lippincott, In Press

Selected Presentations

Krane E, Malviya S, DelPizzo K, Finkel J, Royal M. Pediatric Safety of repeated doses of intravenous acetaminophen. Poster presentation at the ASRA Fall 2009 Annual Pain Medicine Meeting and Workshops, November 19-22, San Antonio TX.

DelPizzo, K and Kim, D, XXVIII Annual ESRA Congress, A Seizure After Ultrasound-Guided Nerve Block, 2008, Salzburg, Austria.

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Dr. Kate DelPizzo, Pediatric Anesthesiologist

Contact Information

Office Locations

Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 212.606.1206
Fax: 212.517.4481

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