Jefferson University Hospitals

Provider Profile

Harrison Pitcher, MD, FACS

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title: Associate Professor

Surgery - Cardiothoracic (Not Accepting New Patients)

Office Locations

925 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-6996
Fax: (215) 955-6010

Medical Services

Board Certifications

  • Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Surgical Critical Care

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Methodist Hospital Division of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • University of Western Ontario, Canada, Medical School


  • University of Western Ontario, Canada


  • University of Ottawa, Canada


  • Christiana Care Health System

Recent Publications

Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Management: Techniques to Liberate from Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation and Manage Post–Intensive Care Unit Issues

Issues in the Intensive Care Unit for Patients with Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

Management considerations of massive hemoptysis while on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation

Massive thrombosis of the transplanted heart in the early postoperative period

Migrated Avalon veno-venous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation cannula: How to adjust without interruption of flow

A cost-reducing extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) program model: A single institution experience

Can procalcitonin differentiate infection from systemic inflammatory reaction in patients on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation?

Feasibility of diagnosis of postcardiotomy tamponade by miniaturized transesophageal echocardiography

Perioperative use of the imacor hemodynamic transesophageal echocardiography probe in cardiac surgery patients: Initial experience

Weaning of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation using continuous hemodynamic transesophageal echocardiography

Successful management of bleeding complications in patients supported with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation with primary respiratory failure

Recurrent orthostatic syncope due to left atrial and left ventricular collapse after a continuous-flow left ventricular assist device implantation

Cerebral and Lower Limb Near-Infrared Spectroscopy in Adults on Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

Adult extracorporeal membrane oxygenation and gastrointestinal bleeding from small bowel arteriovenous malformations: A novel treatment using spiral enteroscopy

Arrhythmias, Acute Coronary Syndromes, and Hypertensive Emergencies