Jefferson University Hospitals

Provider Profile

Christian Pizarro, MD

Academic Title: Assistant Professor

Pediatrics - Cardiothoracic Surgery

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Office Locations

duPont Hospital for Children
1600 Rockland Road
Wilmington DE 19803
Phone: (302) 651-6660
Fax: (302) 651-5345

Medical Services

Board Certifications

  • Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • duPont Hospital for Children


  • Universidad de Chile, Chile, Medical School


  • Pennsylvania Hospital


  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


  • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

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 Comprehensive
  • AmeriHealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth Major Medical
  • AmeriHealth Personal Choice
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • CorVel
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Horizon Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • HumanaChoicePPO,Medicare,GoldPlusHMO
  • Intergroup Preferred
  • Jeff Plus
  • Medicaid of DE
  • Medicaid of PA
  • MultiPlan Inc.
  • Oxford of PA

Recent Publications

Natural history of Morquio A patient with tracheal obstruction from birth to death

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

Early and late outcomes after surgical repair of congenital supravalvular aortic stenosis: A European Congenital Heart Surgeons Association multicentric study

Left-Sided Reoperations After Arterial Switch Operation: A European Multicenter Study

Invited Commentary

Destination therapy with ventricular assist devices for patients with dystrophinopathies: A new way of life

Urgent listing exceptions and outcomes in pediatric heart transplantation: Comparison to standard criteria patients

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database: 2017 Update on Outcomes and Quality

Completeness and Accuracy of Local Clinical Registry Data for Children Undergoing Heart Surgery

Mucopolysaccharidosis IVA and glycosaminoglycans

Is a hybrid strategy a lower-risk alternative to stage 1 Norwood operation?

Surgical Reconstruction for Severe Tracheal Obstruction in Morquio A Syndrome

Current therapies for Morquio A syndrome and their clinical outcomes

Impact of Operative and Postoperative Factors on Neurodevelopmental Outcomes After Cardiac Operations

The challenging quest of neonatal Ebstein management

Activity of daily living for Morquio A syndrome

Factors affecting Fontan length of stay: Results from the Single Ventricle Reconstruction trial

The society of thoracic surgeons congenital heart surgery database: 2016 update on outcomes and quality

Obstructive airway in Morquio A syndrome, the past, the present and the future

Useful signs for the assessment of vascular rings on cross-sectional imaging