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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

Specialty:

  • Neonatology and Newborn Services

Programs & Centers:

  • Neonatology Program (Intensive Care Nursery)

Board Certification:

  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, 2005
  • Pediatrics, 2001

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

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

Education and Training

Medical School: Drexel University Center City Hahnemann Campus
Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Fellowship: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Memberships

American Academy of Pediatrics, National Chair, Data Safety Monitoring Board, Seattle-PAP Study, Nationwide Children's Hospital, National Neonatal Research Network/Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), 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.

Research

Selected Publications:

Jensen Erik A, Dysart Kevin, Gantz Marie G, McDonald Scott, Bamat Nicolas A, Keszler Martin, Kirpalani Haresh, Laughon Matthew M, Poindexter Brenda B, Duncan Andrea F, Yoder Bradley A, Eichenwald Eric, DeMauro Sara B: The Diagnosis of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia in Very Preterm Infants: An Evidence-Based Approach. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine : 2019.

Napolitano Natalie, Jalal Khair, McDonough Joseph M, Monk Heather M, Zhang Huayan, Jensen Erik, Dysart Kevin C, Kirpalani Haresh M, Panitch Howard B: Identifying and treating intrinsic PEEP in infants with severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia. Pediatric pulmonology : 2019.

Favara Michael T, Carola David, Jensen Erik, Cook Alison, Genen Linda, Dysart Kevin, Greenspan Jay S, Aghai Zubair H: Maternal breast milk feeding and length of treatment in infants with neonatal abstinence syndrome. Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association : 2019.

Jensen E, Dysart K, Gantz M, McDonald S, Bamat N, Keszler M, Kirpalani H, Laughon M, Poindexter B, Yoder B, Eichenwald E, DeMauro S: Development of a Revised Severity Based Definition of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia: Accounting for Modern Respiratory Care (Platform Presentation) European Society for Pediatric Research, Paris, France : 2018.

Huayan Zhang MD, Kevin Dysart MD, Douglas Kendrick MStat, Lei Li PhD, Abhik Das PhD, Susan Hintz MD, MS Epi, Betty Vohr MD, Barbara Stoll MD, Rosemary Higgins MD, Leif Nelin MD, David Carlton MD, Michele Walsh MD, MS, Haresh Kirpalani BM, MSc: Prolonged respiratory support of any type impacts outcomes of extremely low birth weight infants. Pediatric Pulmonology : 2018.

Flannery Dustin D, Dysart Kevin, Cook Alison, Greenspan Jay, Aghai Zubair H, Jensen Erik A: Association between early antibiotic exposure and bronchopulmonary dysplasia or death. Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association 38 (9): 1227-1234,2018.

Jensen E, Dysart K, Foglia E, Aghai Z, Cook A, Greenspan J, DeMauro S: Risk Factors for Prolonged Neonatal Hospitalization: A Multi-Center Analysis (Poster Presentation) Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada : 2018.

Jensen Erik A, Foglia Elizabeth E, Dysart Kevin C, Simmons Rebecca A, Aghai Zubair H, Cook Alison, Greenspan Jay S, DeMauro Sara B: Adverse effects of small for gestational age differ by gestational week among very preterm infants. Archives of disease in childhood. Fetal and neonatal edition 104 (2): F192-F198,2018.

Hornick MA, Davey MG, Partridge EA, Mejaddam AY, McGovern PE, Olive AM, Hwang G, Kim J, Castillo O1, Young K, Han J, Zhao S, Connelly JT, Dysart KC, Rychik J, Peranteau WH, Flake AW: Umbilical cannulation optimizes circuit flows in premature lambs supported by the EXTra-uterine Environment for Neonatal Development (EXTEND). Journal of Physiology 596 (9): 1575-1585,2018.

Barche A, Carola D, Jensen E, Dysart K, Cook A, Greenspan J, Aghai Z: Morbidity and Mortality in Neonates with < 500 Grams Birth Weight in United States (Poster Presentation) Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada : 2018.

Academic Contact Info

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

Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
Phone: (267) 353-2235
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)