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.
Assistant Attending Anesthesiologist, Hospital for Special Surgery
Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Weill Cornell Medical College
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
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As of September 20, 2018, Dr. DelPizzo reported no financial interest relationships with healthcare industry.
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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
New York, Maryland
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
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.