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

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