Marissa A. Brunetti, MD

Marissa A. Brunetti, MD, is a cardiac intensivist with the Department of Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    MD - Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA

    Residency

    Pediatrics - Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

    Fellowship

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

    Board Certification

    Pediatric Cardiology
    Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
    Pediatrics

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Cardiac Intensivist

    Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Department of Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

  • Departments and Services
  • Publications

    Books

    Chapters

    2014

    Schwartz JM, Brunetti MA. Cyanotic Heart Defects.  Editor Perretta J.  Neonatal and Pediatric Respiratory Care: a Patient Case Method, 1st edition.  Philadelphia, PA: F.A. Davis, 2014.

    Peddy SB, Brunetti MA, Schwartz JM. Management of the Pediatric Cardiac Surgical Patient.  Editors Yuh DD, Vricella LA. Johns Hopkins Manual of Cardiothoracic Surgery, 2nd edition.  New York, NY: McGraw Hill, 2014: 973-982. 

    2005

    Brunetti M, Cohen J. Hematology.  Editors Shilkofksi N, Robertson J. Harriet Lane Handbook, 17th edition.  Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Mosby, 2005: 335-361.

    Papers

    2013

    Brunetti MA, Jennings JM, Easley RB, Bembea M, Brown A, Heitmiller E, Schwartz JM, Brady KM, Vricella LA, Everett AD.  Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein in Children With Congenital Heart Disease Undergoing Cardiopulmonary Bypass.  Cardiology in the Young 2013; 1-9 Epub ahead of print.

    Posters and Presentations

    2014

    Johnson JT, Sleeper LA, Chen S, Williams IA, Sachdeva R, Pruetz J, Ohye RG, Gaies M, Thacker D, Tatum G, Brunetti M, Frommelt M, Jacobs J, Kirsh J, Lambert LM, Newburger J, Pemberton V, Zyblewski S, Pinto NM.  Does Weekend Admission Affect Outcome and Resource Utilization in Infants Undergoing Stage I Palliation? a Report from the Single Ventricle Reconstruction Trial. Oral presentation, American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference, October 2014.

    2013

    Brunetti MA, McCardle K, Chelnik K, Glatz A, Bird G, Mott A, Ravishankar C, Gaynor JW.  Higher Mortality In Single, Unplanned Readmission Of Patients To The Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit.  Poster Presentation, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Day, February 2013.

    2012

    Brunetti MA, McCardle K, Chelnik K, Glatz A, Bird G, Mott A, Ravishankar C, Gaynor JW.  Higher Mortality In Single, Unplanned Readmission Of Patients To The Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit.  Poster Presentation, Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society Conference, December 2012.

    Easley RB, Jennings J, Kibler K, Brady KM, Serratos B, Andropoulos DB, Brunetti M, Heitmiller E, Lee JK, Smith M, Dulloor P, Marino BS, Spaeth J, Everett AD. Cerebrovascular Autoregulation Impairment Is Associated With Elevations in Plasma Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein During Congenital Heart Surgery.  Oral presentation, American Heart Association Emerging Science Series, April 2012.

  • Awards and Honors

    2002, graduated Magna Cum Laude from Jefferson Medical College
    2000, 2nd place presentation in student abstract competition, “The Presence of Stroke Risk Factors”, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Conference
    2000, Pathology Program for Advanced Study
    2000, Association of Pathology Chairs Pathology Honor Society
    2000, Hobart Armory Hare Honor Society
    1999-2000, President, Jefferson Pediatric Society
    1998-2002, Daughters of the American Revolution Medical Scholarship
    1998, graduated Cum Laude from University of Scranton
    1998, Biology Honor Society, University of Scranton
    1998, Philosophy Honor Society, University of Scranton

  • Editorial and Academic Positions

    Academic and Institutional Committees

    2014-2015, Associate Director, Cardiac Intensive Care Working Group
    2012-2014, Cardiac Center Clinical Pathways Program

  • Leaderships

    Memberships in Professional Organizations

    2008-present, Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society
    2006-present, Society of Critical Care Medicine
    2002-present, American Academy of Pediatrics