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Kevin C. Dysart, MD

Kevin C. Dysart, MD Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Provider

Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Dr. Dysart is employed by the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

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Clinical Specialties


  • Neonatology and Newborn Services

Programs & Centers:

  • Neonatology/Intensive Care Nursery

Board Certification:

  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, 2005
  • Pediatrics, 2001

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Hahnemann University Hospital/Drexel University
Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Fellowship: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


American Academy of Pediatrics, National American Medical Association, National Society for Pediatric Research, International

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Dysart is employed by the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Selected Publications:

Bamat NA, Tharakan SJ, Connelly JT, Hedrick HL, Lorch SA, Rintoul NE, Williams SB, Dysart KC: Venoarterial extracorporeal life support for neonatal respiratory failure: indications and impact on mortality ASAIO J : 2016.

Dysart KC: Physiologic basis for nasal continuous positive airway pressure, heated and humidified high-flow nasal cannula, and nasal ventilation Clin Perinatol 43 (4): 621-631,2016.

Abman SH, Collaco JM, Shepherd EG, Keszler M, Cuevas-Guaman M, Welty SE, Truog WE, McGrath-Morrow SA, Moore PE, Rhein LM, Kirpalani H, Zhang H, Gratny LL, Lynch SK, Curtiss J, Stonestreet BS, McKinney RL, Dysart KC, Gien J, Baker CD, Donohue PK, Austin E, Fike C, Nelin LD: Interdisciplinary care of children with severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia J Pediatr : 2016.

Flannery DD, O'Donnell E, Kornhauser M, Dysart K, Greenspan J, Aghai ZH: Continuous Positive Airway Pressure versus Mechanical Ventilation on the First Day of Life in Very Low-Birth-Weight Infants Am J Perinatol : 2016.

Taha DK, Kornhauser M, Greenspan JS, Dysart KC, Aghai ZH: High Flow Nasal Cannula Use Is Associated with Increased Morbidity and Length of Hospitalization in Extremely Low Birth Weight Infants J Pediatr S0022-3476 (16): 2016.

Murthy S, Cook A, Dysart K, DeMauro S, Foglia E, Jensen E, Greenspan J, Aghai Z: Trends in Medical Therapy for Gastroesophageal Reflux in VLBW Infants: Impact on Late Onset Sepsis and Necrotizing Enterocolitis SPR (Poster Presentation) : 2016.

Napolitano N, Roberts T, Lutz A, Jensen E, Dysart K, Lin R: Difference in Set vs Achieved Pressures with Neotech RAM Cannula on a Critical Care Ventilator: A Bench Experiment SPR (Poster Presentation) : 2016.

Fraga M, Rintoul N, Chaudhary A, Fedec A, Kren S, Cohen M, Ratcliffe S, Dysart K, Kirpalani H: Cardiac Output Measurement in Neonates Using the Ultrasonic Cardiac Output Monitor (USCOM): A Validation Study in Newborn Infants Against 2D-Echocardiography SPR (Poster Presentation) : 2016.

Guttmann K, Kovatis K, McKenna K, Dysart K, Nawab U: Risk Factors Associated with CLABSI in Critically Ill Neonates SPR (Poster Presentation) : 2016.

Flannery D, Dysart K, DeMauro S, Foglia E, Jensen E, Cook A, Greenspan J, Aghai Z: Neonatal Outcomes of Multiple Gestation Very-Low-Birth-Weight Infants Born After Assisted Fertility SPR (Poster Presentation) : 2016.

Academic Contact Info

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Neonatology
3401 Civic Center Boulevard

Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)