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Kathryn (Kate) DelPizzo, MD

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About Dr. DelPizzo

Dr. Kate DelPizzo is a board certified anesthesiologist with a special interest in pediatric regional anesthesia and perioperative pain control for children. She 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 and currently serves as the Director of Pediatric Anesthesiology.


Special Expertise

Pediatric Regional Anesthesia
Pediatric Acute Pain Management


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


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


Anesthesiology, 2006, Pediatric Anesthesiology, 2014


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


Medical: West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
Internship: Medicine, Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, OH
Residency: Anesthesiology, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD
Fellowships: Pediatric Anesthesiology, The Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC
Pediatric Pain Management, Children's Hospital, Boston, MA

State Licensure



For My Patients

Publications by Dr. DelPizzo

Patient Education

Selected Journal Articles

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 / Research Studies

Patient Registries

Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

HSS has a long history of supporting appropriate relationships with industry because they advance HSS's mission to provide the highest quality patient care, improve patient mobility, and enhance the quality of life for all, and to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and their related disciplines through research and education.

As of May 11, 2024, Dr. DelPizzo reported no relationships with the healthcare industry.

HSS and its physicians make this information available to patients and the public, thus creating a transparent environment for those who are interested in this information. Further, the HSS Conflicts of Interest and Commitment Policy prohibits physicians from collecting royalties on products they develop that are used on patients at HSS.

Dr. DelPizzo in the News