Brad Lindell, MD, FAAP

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Brad Lindell, MD, FAAP, is an attending physician in the Division of Critical Care Medicine at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Sepsis, immune dysregulation, Multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS), Onco-critical care, Translational immunology, Critical care for immunocompromised children
Locations: Main Hospital; Middleman Family Pavilion
Referral through emergency transport program: 800-590-2160


Dr. Lindell is a graduate of the University of Georgia and Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He completed his pediatrics residency training and pediatric critical care fellowship at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, where he also served as a Chief Resident in Pediatrics. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care and Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and an attending physician in the pediatric intensive care unit at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

The broad goal of Dr. Lindell's research program is to define mechanisms of immune dysfunction in critically ill children which may be targetable through precision immunomodulation. His current NIH-funded translational research is focused on identifying "treatable traits" in pediatric sepsis patients with multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS) using high-dimensional cellular and molecular assays.

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN


General Pediatrics - Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA (Chief Resident)


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

Board Certification

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine – American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatrics – American Board of Pediatrics

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. Lindell’s NIH Profile.