Jefferson University Hospitals

Provider Profile

Harrison T. Pitcher, MD, FACS

Harrison T. Pitcher, MD, FACS

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title: Associate Professor

Specialties
Surgery - Cardiothoracic (Not Accepting New Patients)

Office Locations

Philadelphia
925 Chestnut Street
Mezzanine
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

Education

  • University of Western Ontario, Canada, Medical School

Internship

  • University of Western Ontario, Canada

Residency

  • University of Ottawa, Canada

Fellowship

  • Christiana Care Health System

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 PA Employee Benefit Trust Fund (PEBTF)
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • Consumer Health Network PPO
  • CorVel
  • Employers Health Network PPO
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Health America PPO
  • Health Management Network PPO
  • HumanaChoicePPO,Medicare,GoldPlusHMO
  • Jeff Plus
  • Keystone First VIP Choice
  • Mercy LIFE
  • PlanCare America
  • Prime Health Services, Inc.
  • Qualcare
  • UPMC HMO,PPO ReadingHspEmpONLY
  • UPMC Medicare HMO
  • US Family Health Plan

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?

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

Feasibility of diagnosis of postcardiotomy tamponade by miniaturized transesophageal echocardiography

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