Hiroto “Hiro” Kiguchi, MD

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Hiroto “Hiro” Kiguchi, MD, is an attending physician in the Division of Oncology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

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

Education and Training

Medical School

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


Pediatrics - A.I. DuPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE


Pediatrics - A.I. DuPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE


Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellow: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Weill Cornell Medicine/New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY

Board Certification

Pediatric Hematology-Oncology – American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatrics – American Board of Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Departments and Services


Posters and Presentations


Kiguchi, H., Shamay, Y., Shah, J., Vaynshteyn, J., Heller, D., Raju, P. “Vismodegib nanoparticle enhances tumor targeting in an in vivo medulloblastoma model.” Presented at the International Symposium on Pediatric NeuroOncology, June 2018.

Kiguchi, H., Singh, S., N. Gulati, V. Kivovich, P. Kothari, E. Nicoletti, S. Sait, D. Taylor, M. Davis, R. Saldivar, J. Kearney, S. Roberts. “Building resilience during pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship: Implementing systematic debriefing sessions and resiliency curriculum to support trainees.” Presented at the Quality Improvement Fair, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, March 2018.


Senturk, S, Melendez, G., Miller, E., Wellenbrink, M., Krauss, K., O’Malley, K., Nash, E., Kiguchi, H., Walters, C., Vishenetsky, J., Ramirez, K., Reichel, A., Ortiz, M. “An Initiative to Improve the Quality of Education Provided to Patients and Caregivers on the Pediatric Inpatient Unit.” Presented at the Quality Improvement Fair, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, April 2017.

Awards and Honors

2012, The Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism and Teaching Award Medical School
2011, JeffHOPE Award for Years of Exemplary Service and Dedication
2011, The Irving J. Olshin, M.D. Memorial Prize in Pediatrics
1999, Merck Engineering and Technology Scholar
1998, Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society

Leadership and Memberships

2018-present, American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Member
2015-present, American Society of Hematology, Member
2011-present, American Academy of Pediatrics, Member
2010-present, Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism Society, Member
2011-present, Jefferson Medical College Alumni Association, Member