Jefferson University Hospitals

Provider Profile

Joseph H. Piatt, MD, MAS

Academic Title: Professor

Pediatrics - Neurological Surgery

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Office Locations

A.I. DuPont Hospital for Children
Nemours Neuroscience Ctr., 1600 Rockland Road
Wilmington DE 19803
Phone: (302) 651-5993
Phone: (302) 651-4200

Medical Services

Years in Practice


Board Certifications

  • Neurological Surgery

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Awards and Honors

Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2015


  • University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Medical School


  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


  • Duke University Medical Center


  • Hospital for Sick Children Toronto

Jefferson physicians accept most health insurance plans, including those listed below. However, plan acceptance may vary by practice and may be subject to change. If you have questions about whether a specific physician accepts your insurance, please contact your insurance company.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • AmeriHealth HMO
  • Blue Choice
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Delaware
  • Cigna PPO, POS
  • CorVel
  • Coventry/Health America
  • Devon
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Horizon Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Horizon HMO
  • Horizon Mercy
  • HumanaChoicePPO,Medicare,GoldPlusHMO
  • Intergroup Preferred
  • Jeff Plus
  • Keystone First/Connect
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • Medicaid of DE
  • Medicaid of New Jersey
  • Medicaid of PA
  • MultiPlan Inc.
  • NJ Blue Shield
  • Personal Choice (GPPPN)
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • s Comp

Recent Publications


The Preventable Shunt Revision Rate and the measurement of quality in pediatric hydrocephalus


Adults with myelomeningocele and other forms of spinal dysraphism: Hospital care in the United States since the turn of the millennium

Macrocephaly in infancy: Benign enlargement of the subarachnoid spaces and subdural collections

Pediatric spinal injury in the US: Epidemiology and disparities


Spinal cord injury without radiographic abnormality and the chiari malformation: Controlled observations

Incidental findings on brain and spine imaging in children

Thirty-day outcomes of cerebrospinal fluid shunt surgery: Data from the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program-Pediatrics: Clinical article

Quality measurement in the shunt treatment of hydrocephalus: Analysis and risk adjustment of the Revision Quotient: Clinical article

Fracture of the anterior arch of atlas after minor trauma of the immature spine postlaminectomy


Quality measures for the management of hydrocephalus: Concepts, simulations, and preliminary field-testing: Clinical article


Hospital care of childhood traumatic brain injury in the United States, 1997-2009: A neurosurgical perspective: Clinical article

Cerebellar gliomatosis in a toddler: Case report of a challenging condition and review of the literature

Intracranial localisation of ictal urinary urge epileptogenic zone to the non-dominant temporal lobe

Prevention and management of positional skull deformities in infants

Developmental anatomy of the atlas and axis in childhood bycomputed tomography: Clinical article