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Christian Pizarro, MD

Nemours Children's Health System

Christian Pizarro, MD

Director - Nemours Cardiac CT, Division of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery


◽ Pediatric - Cardiothoracic Surgery

Aerodigestive Tract Disorders; Aortic Aneurysms; Arterial Switch Procedure; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Congenital Heart Disease; Ebstein's Anomaly; Heart Failure; Heart Surgery; Heart Transplants; Lymphatic Disease; Neonatal Cardiac Surgery; Norwood Procedure; Single Ventricle Palliation; Solid Organ Transplant; Tracheal Reconstruction; Truncus Repair; Valve Repair



Christian Pizarro, MD, is chief, pediatric cardiothoracic surgery; member, Congenital Heart Surgeons Society, American Heart Association, Society of Thoracic Surgeons and American Association for Thoracic Surgery; board member, Surgeons of Hope Foundation; international lecturer; researcher and author of more than 60 peer-reviewed journal articles.

Education & Fellowships

    ◽ Fellowship: Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surge - Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children, 1997
    ◽ Fellowship: Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surge - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 1992
    ◽ Intern/Residency Combined: General Surgery - Pennsylvania Hospital, 1994
    ◽ Internship: Transitional - St. Luke's Hospital, 1988
    ◽ Medical/Dental School: MD - University of Chile School of Medicine, 1985
    ◽ Residency: Cardiothoracic Surgery - Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania, 1996

Awards & Honors

    ◽ Best Doctors in America 2011, 2013, 2014
    ◽ Delaware Today magazine, Top Doctors 2014
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