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Kathryn (Kate) DelPizzo, MD


Anesthesiology
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Kathryn (Kate) DelPizzo, MD


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

Tel: 212.606.1206
Fax: 212.517.4481
Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 212.606.1206
Fax: 212.517.4481

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 assistant attending anesthesiologist. Dr. DelPizzo is a board certified anesthesiologist with a special interest in pediatric regional anesthesia and perioperative pain control for children.

Back in the Game Patient Stories

Appointments

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

Specialty

Special Expertise

Pediatric Regional Anesthesia
Pediatric Acute Pain Management

Awards

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

Affiliations

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

Languages

English

Insurance Information

Aetna
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO HMO POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathway
Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathway Enhanced
Cigna
Connecticare
Emblem Selectcare
HIP
Medicare
Oxford
Oxford Medicare
United Healthcare
United Healthcare Compass

Please do not hesitate to contact our office if you have questions regarding your insurance coverage. You may still have coverage subject to the availability of 'out-of-network' benefits.

Book an Appointment with Dr. DelPizzo

Dr. DelPizzo accepts the following insurance plans. Please check to see if your insurance is on this list before proceeding.

Aetna
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO HMO POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathway
Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathway Enhanced
Cigna
Connecticare
Emblem Selectcare
HIP
Medicare
Oxford
Oxford Medicare
United Healthcare
United Healthcare Compass

Please note, if your insurance is not on this list, you may still have coverage subject to the availability of out-of-network benefits.

If you do not wish to go out-of-network, our Physician Referral Service will help you find an appropriate doctor.

Please call our office at to book an appointment.

Education

West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

Internship

Medicine, Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, OH

Residency

Anesthesiology, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD

Fellowship

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

Certification

Anesthesiology, 2006, Pediatric Anesthesiology, 2014

State Licensure

New York, Maryland

Patient Education by Dr. DelPizzo 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

DelPizzo K, Cheng J, Dong N, Edmonds CR, Kahn RL, Fields KG, Curren J, Rotundo V, Zayas VM. Post-Dural Puncture Headache is Uncommon in Young Ambulatory Surgery Patients. HSSJ (2017) 13:146–151. DOI 10.1007/s11420-017-9541-0

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.

Clinical Trials

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