Natalie E. Rintoul, MD

Natalie E. Rintoul, MD, is an attending neonatologist at CHOP. She co-directs the Neonatal Surgical Team and is medical director of the Neonatal ECMO Program.

Locations: Main Campus
Phone: 215-590-1653

  • Background

    Natalie Rintoul, MD, is an assistant professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and attending neonatologist at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

    After receiving her medical degree at Queen's University in Canada, Dr. Rintoul completed her pediatric residency at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and her neonatal fellowship at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

    Dr. Rintoul is very interested in fetal and neonatal surgery. She is co-director of the Neonatal Surgical Team and medical director of the Neonatal ECMO Program. She is also a neo-fetal consultant for the Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment. Her research interests include management of myelomeningocele,  pulmonary hypertension in congenital diaphragmatic hernia and perioperative care of the surgical neonate. She is the chair of the Neonatal Perioperative Committee. She is a key member of the special delivery unit involved in the creation and implementation of delivery room guidelines.



  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    MD - Queen's University School of Medicine, Kingston, Ontario, Canada


    Pediatrics - Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University, Boston, MA


    Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

    Board Certification

    Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Attending Neonatologist

    Assistant Professor, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

  • Centers and Programs
  • Research Interests

    Pulmonary hypertension
    Perioperative care of the surgical neonate