Jelte Kelchtermans, MD

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Jelte Kelchtermans, MD, is a pediatric pulmonary medicine fellow in the Division of Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Hospital
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium


Intern in Pediatrics, University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL


Pediatric Chief Resident, University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL

Resident in Pediatrics, University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL


Pediatric Pulmonology Fellow, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Pediatrics – American Board of Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Pediatric Pulmonology Fellow

Departments and Services




Kelchtermans J, Grossar L, Eyskens B, et al. Clinical Characteristics of Infective Endocarditis in Children. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2019;38(5):453-458.




Petrauskis C., Kelchtermans J., McLaughlin G. Standardizing Treatment of Asthma Patients at Holtz Children’s Hospital presented by Dr. Petrauskis and awarded best oral presentation at the 2018 Henry Gelband Pediatric Research Symposium

Ordonez C. Kelchtermans J, Lefferdink R., Botero B., Mazzurco J., Tagliaferro T., Singh K., Wang B., Chakraborty A., Nacad D., Barney A., Abraham B., Ofir A. Improving patient turnaround time at Holtz Children’s Hospital ambulatory care clinic. Presented at the 2018 Jackson QI and patient safety showcase by Dr. Ordonez


Reports, Editorials and Chapters


Kelchtermans J, Chang J, Glaberson W, DeFreitas M, Alba-Sandoval M, Chandar J. A Pediatric Case of Sirolimus-Associated Pneumonitis After Kidney Transplantation. J Pediatr Pharmacol Ther. 2020;25(5):459-464.


Contributed to the chapter ‘Child Health’ in Parveen, K. (2018) Essentials of Global Health

Leadership and Memberships

2019 - present, American Thoracic Society