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Kathryn (Kate) DelPizzo, MD

Anesthesiology

About Dr. DelPizzo

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.

Departments

Special Expertise

Pediatric Regional Anesthesia
Pediatric Acute Pain Management

Patient Stories

Insurance

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Credentials

Appointments

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

Affiliations

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

Certification

Anesthesiology, 2006, Pediatric Anesthesiology, 2014

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

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

State Licensure

Languages

English

Publications by Dr. DelPizzo

Patient Education

Blog Posts

Selected Journal Articles

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.

Research

Clinical Trials

Patient Registries

Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

One of the goals of HSS is to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and related disciplines for the benefit of patients. Physicians at HSS may collaborate with outside companies for education, research and medical advances. HSS supports this collaboration in order to foster medical breakthroughs; however HSS also believes that these collaborations must be disclosed.

As part of the disclosure process, this website lists physician collaborations with outside companies. The disclosures are provided by information provided by the physician and other sources and are updated regularly. Further information may be available on individual company websites.

As of December 23, 2020, Dr. DelPizzo reported no relationships with healthcare industry.

By disclosing the collaborations of HSS physicians with industry on this website, HSS and its physicians make this information available to their patients and the public, thus creating a transparent environment for those who are interested in this information. Further, the HSS Conflicts of Interest Policy does not permit physicians to collect royalties on products developed by him/her that are used on patients at HSS.

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