Marissa A. Brunetti, MD

Marissa A. Brunetti, MD, is an attending intensivist with the Cardiac Center and Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at CHOP.

Locations: Main Campus
Phone: 215-590-1868

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pa., MD


    Pediatrics - Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD


    Pediatric Critical Care Medicine - Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
    Pediatric Cardiology - Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

    Board Certification

    Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
    Pediatric Advanced Life Support
    Advanced Cardiac Life Support

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Attending Intensivist

    Clinical Instructor, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

  • Centers and Programs
  • Publications




    Peddy SB, Brunetti MA, Schwartz JM. Management of the pediatric cardiac surgical patient. In: Yuh DD, Vricella LA, editors. Johns Hopkins manual of cardiothoracic surgery. 2nd ed. New York: McGraw Hill; 2011.


    Brunetti M, Cohen J. Hematology. In: Shilkofski N, Robertson J, editors. Harriet Lane handbook. 17th ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier Mosby; 2005. p. 335-61.



    Brunetti M, Ringel R, Owada C, Coulson J, Jennings J, Hoyer M, et al. Percutaneous closure of patent ductus arteriosis: a multi-institutional study [oral abstract presentation]. Society for Cardiac and Angiographic Intervention Annual Conference; 2009 May 6-9; Las Vegas, NV.

    Brunetti MA, Mahesh M, Nabaweesi R, Ziegfeld S, Locke P, Brown R, et al. Radiation exposure in pediatric trauma patients [oral abstract presentation]. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Conference; 2009 May 1-5; Baltimore, MD. 



    Brunetti MA, Mahesh M, Nabaweesi R, Locke P, Ziegfeld S, Brown R. Diagnostic radiation exposure in pediatric trauma patients. J Trauma. 2011 Feb;70(2):E24-8. Cited in PubMed: PMID 20805769. Read the abstract


    Brunetti MA, Ringel R, Owada C, Coulson J, Jennings JM, Hover MH, et al. Percutaneous closure of patent ductus arteriosis: a multiinstitutional registry comparing multiple devices. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2010 Nov 1;76(5):696-702. Cited in PubMed: PMID 20690153. Read the abstract

    Posters and Presentations


    Shilkofski N, Schwartz J, Berg E, Brunetti M, Bembea M, Yang C, et al. Use of in situ simulation as a novel educational methodology during orientation of novice learners in pediatric critical care: a qualitative study [poster presentation]. John Hopkins Hospital Department of Anesthesiology Research Day; 2010; Baltimore, MD.

    Brunetti MA. Teaching cardiac emergencies [invited lecture]. Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Graduate Medical Education Retreat; 2010 Mar; Baltimore, MD.

  • Editorial and Academic Positions

    Academic positions

    2009-2011, Johns Hopkins Pediatric Ventricular Assist Device Committee
    2008-2011, Johns Hopkins Children's Center CPR Advisory Committee
    2006-2010, Intern Selection Committee, Johns Hopkins Department of Pediatrics