Martha F. Kienzle, MD

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Martha F. Kienzle, MD, is an attending physician in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Pediatric in-hospital cardiac arrest, Resuscitation quality improvement
Locations: Main Hospital; Middleman Family Pavilion
Referral through emergency transport program: 800-590-2160


Dr. Kienzle is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania College of Arts and Sciences and Jefferson (now Sidney Kimmel) Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University. She completed a residency in general pediatrics at St Louis Children's Hospital of Washington University School of Medicine and a fellowship in pediatric critical care medicine at CHOP. She joined the faculty in 2020 and is currently an Assistant Professor of Critical Care and Pediatrics, as well as an attending physician in the CHOP pediatric intensive care unit. Her research is in pediatric in-hospital cardiac arrest.

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA


Pediatrics - St. Louis Children's Hospital/Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO


Pediatric Critical Care Medicine - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Basic Life Support (BLS)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine – American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatrics – American Board of Pediatrics

Additional Training

Pre-medical Studies, Penn Alumni Post-Baccalaureate Program, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Study Abroad, National University of Ireland, Galway

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

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. Kienzle’s PubMed Profile.