Aaron G. DeWitt, MD

Aaron G. DeWitt, MD

Aaron G. DeWitt, MD, is an attending cardiologist in the Division of Cardiac Critical Care Medicine at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Campus
Phone: 215-590-4040

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - University of Rochester, School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY


Pediatrics - Golisano Children’s Hospital, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY (Chief Resident)


Pediatric Cardiology - University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital, Ann Arbor, MI
Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care - University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital, Ann Arbor, MI

Board Certification


Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Cardiologist

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics in the Associated Faculty of the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Mesenteric near-infrared spectroscopy monitoring in neonates after congenital heart surgery

Calcium administration in neonates and infants after congenital heart surgery

Umbilical venous catheter use in neonates with congenital heart disease

Long-term effects of acute kidney injury after congenital heart surgery

Palliative care in pediatric patients with congenital and acquired heart disease




DeWitt AG, Zampi JD, Donohue, JE, Yu S, Lloyd TR. Fluoroscopy-guided Umbilical Venous Catheter Placement in Infants with Congenital Heart Disease. Congenital Heart Disease. 2014 Nov 17.

DeWitt AG, Charpie JR, Donohue JE, Yu S, Owens GE. Splanchnic near-infrared spectroscopy and risk of necrotizing enterocolitis after neonatal heart surgery. Pediatric Cardiology. 2014 Oct; 35(7):1286-94

Awards and Honors

2008, Two-time Strong Star, University of Rochester Medical Center

2007, Sandra & Alvin Blue Wig Award, Golisano Children’s Hospital

2002-2006, Fannie & Henry Rice and Whipple Scholarships Recipient, University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry

2001-2002, Sphinx Senior Society, Dartmouth College

1998-2002, Charles M. Evans Endowed and Karl B. Michael Memorial Scholarships Recipient, Dartmouth College

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2010-present, American College of Cardiology (ACC)