Jefferson University Hospitals

Physician Profile

Aaron Chidekel, MD

Academic Title: Assistant Professor

Pediatrics - Pulmonary Medicine

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Office Locations

1600 Rockland Road
Wilmington DE 19899
Phone: (302) 651-4200
Phone: (800) 416-4441
833 Chestnut Street
Suite 300
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 861-8800

Medical Services

Years in Practice


Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Pulmonology

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • duPont Hospital for Children


  • Brown University School of Medicine, Medical School


  • Yale-New Haven Hospital , New Haven, CT


  • Yale-New Haven Hospital , New Haven, CT


  • Yale-New Haven Hospital , New Haven, CT

Recent Publications

Management of Congenital Heart Disease Associated with Ellis-van Creveld Short-rib Thoracic Dysplasia

Pseudomonas eradication and clinical effectivness of Ivacaftor in four Hispanic patients with S549N

Efficacy and safety of lumacaftor and ivacaftor in patients aged 6–11 years with cystic fibrosis homozygous for F508del-CFTR: a randomised, placebo-controlled phase 3 trial

The effects of gas humidification with High-flow nasal cannula on cultured human airway epithelial cells

Respiratory mechanics in an infant with perinatal lethal hypophosphatasia treated with human recombinant enzyme replacement therapy

Clara cell protein mediates secretion of proteins, IL-8 and IL-6 in human airway epithelial cell line Calu-3 exposed to hyperoxia

Dosage effects of clara cell 10 kd (cc10) protein on the human airway epithelial cell line Calu-3 under normoxic and hyperoxic conditions

Effect of budesonide in airway epithelial cell line Calu-3 with reduced CFTR function

Altered properties of human airway epithelial cell line calu-3 with reduced CFTR function

Denufosol Tetrasodium in Patients with Cystic Fibrosis and Normal to Mildly Impaired Lung Function

Acute asthma exacerbation

Skeletal dysplasias: Evaluation with impulse oscillometry and thoracoabdominal motion analysis

Heat shock protein 70 secretion by neonatal tracheal tissue during mechanical ventilation: Association with indices of tissue function and modeling

Dissociation between the effects of oxygen and pressure on matrix metalloproteinase-2, -7, and -9 expression in human airway epithelial cells

KL4-surfactant (Lucinactant) protects human airway epithelium from hyperoxia

Knowledge and attitudes about smoking and environmental tobacco smoke: a comparison of parents and children attending upper and lower income pediatric sites.

Effects of oxygen concentration and exposure time on cultured human airway epithelial cells

Apparent Life-Threatening Event, Infant Apnea, and Pediatric Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome

Choking and Foreign Body Aspiration

Preventing and treating nicotine addiction: a review with emphasis on adolescent health.