Thomas Conlon, MD

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Thomas Conlon, MD, is an attending physician in the Division of Critical Care Medicine at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Procedural Point-of-Care Ultrasound, Diagnostic Point-of-Care Ultrasound, Hemodynamic Monitoring, Vascular Access
Locations: Main Hospital; Middleman Family Pavilion
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)


Dr. Thomas Conlon is an Assistant Professor and Director of Critical Care Ultrasound at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. He co-directs the biannual CHOP Bedside Ultrasound Course hosted in Philadelphia, offering multi-discipline training over two days in pediatric acute care procedural and diagnostic point-of-care ultrasound applications.

Dr. Conlon has also directed courses to diverse audiences around the world including over 100 international lectures across Japan, China, Taiwan, Singapore, Turkey, The United Arab Emirates, France, Italy and Switzerland. He has co-authored multiple manuscripts, chapters, and editorials on pediatric acute care ultrasound and served as co-editor for the second edition of Comprehensive Critical Care Ultrasound published by the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM). He was recently co-author of international critical care and neonatal ultrasound guidelines through The European Society of Pediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care (ESPNIC). Dr. Conlon currently sits on point-of-care ultrasound advisory committees within ESPNIC and the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) as well as serving on the 2024 Surviving Sepsis Campaign Children's Guidelines panel.

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA


Pediatrics - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center/Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA


Pediatric Anesthesiology - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine – American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatrics – American Board of Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Director of Pediatric Critical Care Ultrasound

Co-Director of Vascular Access and Infection

Prevention Expert Resource (VIPER) Service

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Departments and Services

Selected Publications

Please follow this link to Dr. Conlon’s PubMed Profile.