Edward J. Doolin, MD, FACS, FAAP

Edward J. Doolin, MD, FACS, FAAP

Edward J. Doolin, MD, is an attending pediatric surgeon in the Division of General, Pediatric and Thoracic Surgery and Director, PACE Clinic at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Airway surgery, Anorectal surgery, Thoracic Surgery
Locations: Main Campus; Specialty Care, Atlantic County; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Voorhees
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Background

Dr. Doolin is an sttending Surgeon in the Division of General, Thoracic and Fetal Surgery at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Director of the Pediatric Anorectal Continence Evaluation (PACE) Program. He also serves as an associate Professor of Surgery at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

As a general surgeon, Dr. Doolin focuses his practice on a wide variety of pediatric conditions, with a special focus on the areas of thoracic, anorectal and airway surgery. He is also committed to the treatment and prevention of pediatric trauma. Dr. Doolin has published extensively in scientific journals and books, has served as a reviewer for peer-reviewed medical journals, and is a frequent presenter on topics related to advances in pediatric surgery and pediatric trauma management.

Through his work with the PACE Clinic at CHOP, Dr. Doolin is dedicated to advancing treatment for children with bowel management needs related to various anorectal and gastrointestinal conditions, and has received grant support in studies related to Hirschsprung's Disease.

Dr. Doolin earned his bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University in Washington, DC, and his medical degree from Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago, IL. He completed his surgical residency at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore and his pediatric surgery fellowship at Children's Memorial Hospital of Chicago.

Dr. Doolin is also a staff member with Memorial Hospital of Burlington County in Mt. Holly, NJ, West Jersey Hospital in Voorhees, NJ, and Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center in Camden, NJ. He has held many teaching positions throughout his career, demonstrating his commitment to the education and advancement of pediatric surgery, for which he was recognized with the Dorothy and Sol Sherry Award for Teaching Excellence from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL

Internship

General Surgery - University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD

Residency

General Surgery - University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD

Fellowship

Pediatric Surgery - The Children's Memorial Hospital of Chicago, IL

Board Certification

Pediatric Surgery
Surgery
Surgical critical care

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Surgeon

Director, PACE Clinic

Clinical Professor of Surgery of the Associate Staff, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Conditions Treated

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2016

Jacobs IN, Redden RS, Goldberg R, Hast M, Salowe R, Mauck RL, Doolin EJ: Pediatric laryngotracheal reconstruction with tissue-engineered cartilage in a rabbit model. Laryngoscope. 2016 Jan;126 Suppl 1:S5-S21.

Abstracts

2010

Doolin EJ, Redden RA, Minturn JE, Brodeur GM. Microgravity bioreactor provides a biologic assay for malignant potential in neuroblastoma [abstract]. American Pediatric Surgical Society; 2010 May 16-19; Orlando, FL.

Doolin EJ, Redden RA, Minturn JE, Brodeur GM. Microgravity bioreactor provides a biologic assay for malignant potential in neuroblastoma. Advances in Neuroblastoma Research; 2010 Jun 21-24; Stockholm, Sweden.

Doolin EJ, Redden RA, Minturn JE, Brodeur GM. Microgravity bioreactor provides a biologic assay for malignant potential in neuroblastoma. TERMIS NA; 2010 Dec 5-8; Orlando.

Books

Chapters

2011

Doolin EJ. Vagina: disease and treatment. In: Mattei P, editor. Fundamentals of pediatric surgery. New York: Springer; 2011.

2006

Doolin EJ. Bowel management for patients with myelodysplasia. In: Chen MK, Martin RF, editors. Surgical Clinics of North America. Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders; 2006

2002

Doolin EJ. Tracheomalacia. In: Mattei P, editor. Surgical directives: Pediatric surgery.  Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins; 2002

2001

Sacchetti AD, Betler R, Doolin EJ. Pediatric trauma. In: Ferrera PC, Colucciello SA, Marx J,  Verdile V, Gibbs MA, editors. Trauma management, an emergency medicine approach. Philadelphia: Elsevier;  2001.

1994

Marchildon MB, Doolin EJ. Birth injuries. In: William Buntain, editor. Management of pediatric trauma. Philadelphia: Saunders; 1994.

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial positions

Ad Hoc Reviewer

Journal of Pediatric Surgery
Journal of Surgical Research
Tissue Engineering
Wound Healing Society Yearbook