Jo Ann D'Agostino, DNP, CRNP

Jo Ann D'Agostino, DNP, CRNP

Jo Ann D'Agostino, DNP, CRNP, is a nurse practitioner in the Neonatal Follow-up Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Care coordination for children with complex medical needs, Care of the preterm and high-risk infant after NICU discharge, Neurodevelopmental and medical outcomes of preterm and high-risk infants
Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Board Certification

Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner-Primary Care (CPNP-PC)

Undergraduate Degree

BSN - Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
Diploma – Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Graduate Degree

DNP - Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
MSN - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Nurse Practitioner

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2018

Danzer E, Hoffman C, D’Agostino J, Connelly JT, Waqar LT, Gerdes M, Bernbaum J,  Rintoul NE, Herkert LM, Peranteau WH, Flake AW, Adzick NS, Hedrick HL. Short-Term Neurodevelopmental Outcome in Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia:  The Impact of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation and Timing of Repair. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2018; 19(1):64–74.

2017

Antiel RM,  Lin N, Licht DJ, Hoffman C, Waqar L,   Xiao R, Monos S, D'Agostino J, Bernbaum J, Herkert LM, Rintoul NE, Peranteau WH, Flake AW, Adzick NS,  Hedrick HL. Growth trajectory and neurodevelopmental outcome in infants with  congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 2017; 52 (12):  1944-1948

2016

D’Agostino JA, Passarella M, Martin AE, Lorch SA. Use of gastroesophageal reflux medications in premature infants after NICU discharge  Pediatrics Dec 2016, 138 (6) e20161977; DOI: 10.1542/peds.2016-1977

Martin AE, D'Agostino JA , Passarella M, Lorch SA. Racial differences in parental satisfaction with neonatal intensive care unit nursing care. Journal of Perinatology.2016 Nov;36 (11):1001-1007. doi: 10.1038/jp.2016.142. Epub 2016 Sep 1.

Danzer E, Hoffman C, D'Agostino JA, Gerdes M, Bernbaum J, Antiel RM, Rintoul NE, Herkert LM, Flake AW, Adzick NS, Hedrick HL. Neurodevelopmental outcomes at 5 years of age in congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 2016 Aug 30. pii: S0022-3468(16)30284-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2016.08.008.

Danzer E, Hoffman C, D'Agostino JA, Gerdes M, Bernbaum J, Antiel RM, Rintoul NE, Herkert LM, Flake AW, Adzick NS, Hedrick HL. Neurodevelopmental outcomes at 5 years of age in congenital diaphragmatic hernia. J Pediatr Surg. 2016 Aug 30. pii: S0022-3468(16)30284-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2016.08.008. Read the abstract.

Danzer E, Gerdes M, D’Agostino JA, Bernbaum J, Hoffman C, Herkert LM, Rintoul NE, Peranteau WH, Flake AW, Adzick NS, Hedrick HL. Younger gestational age is associated with increased risk of adverse neurodevelopmental outcome during infancy in congenital diaphragmatic hernia. J Pediatr Surg. 2016 Jul;51(7):1084-90.

2015

D’Agostino JA, Passarella M, Saynisch P, Martin AE, Macheras M, Lorch SA. Preterm Infant Attendance at Health Supervision Visits. Pediatrics. 2015 Oct;136(4):e794-802. doi: 10.1542/peds.2015-0745.

Danzer E, Gerdes M, D'Agostino JA, Bernbaum J, Hoffman C, Herkert L, Rintoul NE, Peranteau WH, Flake AW, Adzick NS, Hedrick HL. Neurodevelopmental outcome at one year of age in congenital diaphragmatic hernia infants not treated with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. J Pediatr Surg. 2015 Jun;50(6):898-903. doi: 10.1016. Read the abstract.

Danzer E, Gerdes M, D’Agostino JA, Bernbaum J, Hoffman C, Rintoul NE, Herkert LM, Flake AW, Adzick NS, Hedrick HL. Patient characteristics are important determinants of neurodevelopmental outcome during infancy in giant omphalocele. Early Hum Dev. 2015 Mar;91(3):187-93.

2014

DeMauro S, D’Agostino J, Bann C, Bernbaum J, Gerdes M, Bell E, Carlo W, D’Angio C, Das A, Higgins R, Hintz S, Laptook A, Natarajan G, Nelin L, Poindexter B, Sanchez P, Shankaran S, Stoll B, Truog W, Van Meurs K, Vohr B, Walsh M, Kirpalani H. Developmental outcomes of very preterm infants with tracheostomies. J Pediatr. 2014. [Epub ahead of print] Read the abstract.

Partridge EA, Bridge C, Donaher JG, Herkert LM, Grill E, Danzer E, Gerdes M, Hoffman CH, D’Agostino JA, Bernbaum JC, Rintoul NE, Peranteau WH, Flake AW, Adzick NS, Hedrick HL. Incidence and factors associated with sensorineural and conductive hearing loss among survivors of congenital diaphragmatic hernia. J Pediatr Surg. 2014 Jun;49(6):890-4.

2013

Danzer, E, Gerdes, M, D'Agostino, J A, Hoffman, C, Bernbaum, J, Bebbington, M W, Siegle, J, Sulkowski, J, Rintoul, N E, Flake, A W, Scott Adzick, N, Hedrick, H L. Longitudinal neurodevelopmental and neuromotor outcome in congenital diaphragmatic hernia patients in the first 3 years of life. Journal of Perinatology. Nov 2013, Vol. 33 Issue 11, p893-898. 6p. Read the abstract.

D'Agostino JA, Gerdes M, Hoffman C, Manning ML, Phalen A, Bernbaum J. (2013). Provider use of corrected age during health supervision visits for premature infants. Journal of Pediatric Health Care. May-Jun;27(3):172-9. Read the abstract.

Danzer E, Gerdes M, D'Agostino JA, Partridge EA, Hoffman-Craven CH, Bernbaum J, Rintoul NE, Flake AW, Adzick NS, Hedrick HL. (2013). Preschool neurological assessment in congenital diaphragmatic hernia survivors: Outcome and perinatal factors associated with neurodevelopmental impairment. Early Human Development. Jun;89(6):393-400. doi: 10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2012.12.009. Read the abstract.

Danzer E, Gerdes M, D'Agostino JA, Hoffman C, Bernbaum J, Bebbington MW, Siegle J, Sulkowski J, Rintoul NE, Flake AW, Scott Adzick N, Hedrick HL. (2013). Longitudinal neurodevelopmental and neuromotor outcome in congenital diaphragmatic hernia patients in the first 3 years of life. Journal of Perinatology. May 9. doi: 10.1038/jp.2013.47. Read the abstract.

2012

Goff, D.A, Luan, X., Gerdes, M., Bernbaum, J., D’Agostino, J., Rychik, J., Wernovsky, F., Licht, D.J., Nicolson, S.C., Clancy, R.R., Spray, T.L., Gaynor, J.W. (2012).  Younger gestational age is associated with worse neurodevelopmental outcomes after cardiac surgery in infancy. The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 143(3). 535-42. Read the abstract.
Danzer, E., Zarnow, D., Gerdes, M., D’Agostino, J., Siegel, J., Bebbington, M., Flake, A.W., Adzick, N.S., Hedrick, H. (2012). Abnormal brain development and maturation on magnetic resonance imaging in survivors of severe congenital diaphragmatic hernia. The Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 47 (3). 453-61. Read the abstract.

Danzer, E, Siegle, J., D’Agostino, J., Gerdes, M., Hoffman, C., Bernbaum, J., Rintoul, N.E., Flake, A.W., Hedrick, H.L. (2012). Early neurodevelopmental outcome of infants with high-risk fetal lung lesions. Fetal Diagn Ther. 2012;31(4):210-5. doi: 10.1159/000336228. Epub 2012 Apr 26. Read the abstract.

2010

D'Agostino, J. (2010). An evidentiary review regarding the use of chronological and adjusted age in the assessment of preterm infants.  Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing, 15 (1), 26-32. Read the abstract.

Danzer, E., Gerdes, M., Bernbaum, J., D’Agostino, J., Bebbington, M., Siegle, J., Hoffman, C., Rintoul, N., Flake, A., Adzick, N.S., Hedrick, H. (2010). Neurodevelopmental outcome of infants with congenital diaphragmatic hernia prospectively enrolled in an interdisciplinary follow-up program. Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 45 (9). 1759-1766. Read the abstract.

Danzer, E., Gerdes, M., D’Agostino, J., Bernbaum, J., Siegle, J., Hoffman, C., Rintoul, N.E., Liechty, K.W., Adzick, N.S., Flake, A.W., Hedrick, H.L. (2010). Prospective,  multidisciplinary follow-up of children with prenatally diagnosed giant omphalocele: short-term  neurodevelopmental outcome. Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 45(4), 718-23. Read the abstract.

2006

Gaynor JW, Jarvik GP, Bernbaum J, Gerdes M, Wernovsky G., Burnham N, D’Agostino J, Zackai E., McDonald-McGinn D, Nicolson SC, Spray TL, Clancy, R. (2006).The relationship of postoperative electrographic seizures to neurodevelopmental outcome at 1 year of age after neonatal and infant cardiac surgery. The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 131,181-9.

2004

D’Agostino, J., & Austin, L. (2004). Auditory Neuropathy. Advances in Neonatal Care, 4, 344-353.

Lorch S, D’Agostino J, Zimmerman R, Bernbaum J.  (2004). “Benign” extra-axial fluid in survivors of neonatal intensive care. Archives of Pediatric and Adolesccent Medicine, 158, 178-182.

2003

Gaynor JW, Gerdes M, Zackai EH, Bernbaum J, Wernovsky G, Clancy RR, Newman MF, Saunders AM, Heagerty PJ, D'Agostino J, McDonald- McGinn D, Nicolson SC, Spray TL.  (2003). Apolipoprotein E genotype and neurodevelopmental sequelae of infant cardiac surgery. Circulation, 126, 1736-1745.

2002

Bernbaum J, D'Agostino J, Gerdes M, Calvert D. (2002). Care of Low Birth Weight Infants in the Home. Guidelines for Pediatric Home Health Care. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy Pediatrics.

2000

Bernbaum J. (Ed.). (2000). Preterm Infants in Primary Care: A Guide to Office Management. Ohio: Abbott Laboratories. Contributing author.

1999

Bernbaum J (Ed.). (1999). Transition Care of the Preterm Infant: Essential Elements of Neonatal Discharge. Ohio: Ross Pediatrics, Abbott Laboratories. Contributing author.

Schwartz I, Bernbaum J, Rychik J, Grunstein M, D'Agostino J, Polin R. (1999). Pulmonary hypertension in children following extracorporeal membrane oxygenation therapy and repair of congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Journal of Perinatology, 19, 220-226.

1998

D'Agostino J. & Clifford P. (1998). Neurodevelopmental consequences associated with the premature neonate. AACN:Clinical Issues, 9, 11-24.

1997

Bernbaum J, Friedman S, D'Agostino J, Gerdes M, Calvert D. (1997). Primary care of the preterm infant. In Schwartz, et al. Pediatric Primary Care: A Problem Oriented Approach. St. Louis, MO: Mosby.

D'Agostino J. (1997). Congenital diaphragmatic hernia: what happens after discharge. MCN, 22, 263-6.

Pron A, D'Agostino J, Cameron ME, Grayev C, Love M, Miller-Mayer M, Weill V. (1997). Survey of practice characteristics of Philadelphia area pediatric nurse practitioners. Nursing Spectrum. February.

1995

Bernbaum J, Schwartz I, Gerdes M, D’Agostino J, Coburn C, Polin R. (1995). ECMO survivors at one year of age: the relationship of primary diagnosis with health and neurodevelopmental sequelae. Pediatrics, 5, 907.

D’Agostino J, Bernbaum J, Gerdes M, Schwartz I, Coburn C, Hirschl R, Baumgart S, Polin R. (1995). One year outcome of neonates with congenital diaphragmatic hernia requiring extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.  The  Journal of Pediatric Surgery 1, 10-15.

D’Agostino J. (1995). Neonatal follow-up programs. Intensive Caring Unlimited, 1, 13.

Bernbaum J, Friedman SA, D’Agostino J, Gerdes M, Calvert D. Primary care of the preterm infant. (1995). In Schwartz W, et al. Principles and Practice of Clinical Pediatrics.Vol.III. Chicago, IL: Year Book Medical Publishers.

Lago P, Rebsamen S, Clancy R, Pinto-Martin  J, Kessler A, Zimmerman R, Schmelling D, Bernbaum J, Gerdes M, D’Agostino J,  Baumgart S. (1995).  MRI, MRA and neurodevelopmental outcome following neonatal ECMO. Pediatric Neurology, 12, 294-304.

1991

Bernbaum J, Hoffman-Williamson M, D’Agostino J, Farran A, Friedman S. (1991) Primary Care of the Preterm Infant, St. Louis, MO.: Mosby Year Book Medical Publishers.

1990

Bernbaum J, D’Agostino J, Hoffman-Williamson M, Farran A. Primary care of the preterm infant. (1990). In Schwartz W, et al. Principles and Practice of Clinical Pediatrics. Chicago, IL: Year Book Medical Publishers.

1989

Bernbaum J, Friedman S, Hoffman-Williamson M, D’Agostino J, Farran A. (1989). Caring for the preterm infant after hospital discharge. Pediatrics in Review, 10, 195-206.

1987

D’Agostino J. (1987). Choosing a car seat for a premature infant.  Intensive Caring Unlimited, 1, 5.

1986

Bernbaum J, & D’Agostino J. (1986). The NICU graduate: managing the major complications. Contemporary Pediatrics, 8, 69-82.