Janet Kwiatkowski, MD, MSCE

Janet Kwiatkowski, MD, is the director of the Thalassemia Center at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Anemia, Cerebrovascular complications of sickle cell disease, General pediatric hematology, Iron deficiency anemia, Thalassemias, Transfusional iron overload
Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY


    Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University Hospital, Baltimore, Md.


    Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University Hospital, Baltimore, Md.


    Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pa.

    Board Certification

    American Board of Pediatrics
    American Board of Pediatrics/Hematology-Oncology

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Director of Thalassemia Program

    Attending physician

  • Conditions Treated
  • Departments and Services
  • Publications


    Trachtenberg F, Foote D, Martin M, Carson S, Coates T, Beams O, Vega O, Merelles-Pulcini M, Giardina PJ, Kleinert DA, Kwiatkowski J, Thompson AA, Neufeld EJ, Schilling L, Thayalasuthan V, Pakbaz Z, Yamashita R; Thalassemia Clinical Research Network. Pain as an emergent issue in thalassemia. Am J Hematol. 2010 May;85(5):367-70. No abstract available.

    Enninful-Eghan H, Moore RH, Ichord R, Smith-Whitley K, Kwiatkowski JL. Transcranial Doppler Ultrasonography and Prophylactic Transfusion Program Is Effective in Preventing Overt Stroke in Children with Sickle Cell Disease. J Pediatr. 2010 Apr 29. [Epub ahead of print]. Read abstract