Pamela A. Mazzeo, MD, FAAP

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Pamela A. Mazzeo, MD, FAAP, is an attending physician in the Division of General Pediatrics with expertise in care of children with complex medical needs at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Care of children with complex medical needs, Clinical quality improvement, Narrative medicine
Locations: Main Hospital
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY

Internship

Pediatrics - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Residency

Pediatrics - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Pediatric Hospital Medicine
Pediatrics – American Board of Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania under job titles

Conditions Treated

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2021

Mazzeo PA and Mascarenhas M. Feeding and Nutrition in Children with Medical Complexity. Current Problems in Pediatric and Adolescent Health Care. 2021 Sept;51(9):101071.

Alsharhan H et al [including Mazzeo PA]. Expanding the phenotype, genotype and biochemical knowledge of ALG3-CDG. Journal of Inherited Metabolic Disease. Epub 2021 Feb 13.

2020

Mazzeo PA. The Poet’s Obligation (The Problem of a “Calling”). Current Problems in Pediatric and Adolescent Health Care. 2020 Mar;50(3):100497.

2010

Mazzeo PA, Renny M, Osterhoudt KC. A toddler with curiosity and a cough. Pediatric Emergency Care. 2010 Mar;26(3):232-5.

2008

Lasa J, Mazzeo PA, Zaoutis L. Case: 14-Year-Old Boy with Prolonged Fever, Back Ulcer and Pulmonary Nodules. Hospital Pediatrics. 2008;2:6, 8-9.

2005

Chen JM, Russo MJ, Hammond KM, Mancini DM, Kherani AR, Fal JM, Mazzeo PA, Pinney SP, Edwards NM, Naka Y. Alternate waiting list strategies for heart transplantation maximize donor organ utilization. Ann Thorac Surg. 2005 Jul;80(1):224-8.

2004

Kherani AR, Lazar RM, Xydas S, Mazzeo PA, Fal JM, Mongero L, Vigilance DW, Morgan JA, Cheema FH, Burton EH, Moss GW, Oz MC. Magnetic resonance imaging to detect acute cerebral events in on-pump and hybrid-pump patients. Heart Surg Forum. 2004 Jun;7(4):E265-8.

Morgan JA, Mazzeo PA, Flannery MR, Oz MC, Naka Y. Effects of changes in UNOS policy regarding left ventricular assist devices. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2004 May;23(5):620-2.

Morgan JA, John R, Rao V, Weinberg AD, Lee BJ, Mazzeo PA, Flannery MR, Chen JM, Oz MC, Naka Y. Bridging to transplant with the HeartMate left ventricular assist device: The Columbia Presbyterian 12-year experience. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2004 May;127(5):1309-16.

Chen JM, Mosca RS, Altmann K, Printz BF, Targoff K, Mazzeo PA, Quaegebeur JM. Early and Medium Term Results With Repair of Ebstein's Anomaly: The Columbia-Presbyterian Experience. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2004 Apr;127(4):990-9.

Books

Chapters

2022

Mazzeo PA (Section Editor, Section 2: Care of the Complex Child). In: Pete Devon E and Tenney-Soeiro, eds. Netter’s Pediatrics, 2nd Edition. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier. 2022.

2018

Keim G, Mazzeo P, Padman R, Passi V. Noninvasive Positive-Pressure Ventilation. In: Zaoutis L and Chiang V, eds. Comprehensive Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Second Edition. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Professional; 2018.

2014

Mazzeo PA, Zaoutis L. Back, Joint, and Extremity Pain: Case 5.6. In: Shah S, Ludwig S, eds. Symptom-Based Diagnosis in Pediatrics. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Professional; 2014.

2011

Mazzeo PA. Dentition and common oral lesions. In: Florin T, Ludwig S, eds. Netter's Pediatrics. Philadelphia, PA: Saunders Elsevier; July 2011.

Mazzeo PA. Rhinosinusitis. In: Florin T, Ludwig S, eds. Netter's Pediatrics. Philadelphia, PA: Saunders Elsevier; July 2011.

Posters and Presentations

2020

Mazzeo P et al. Complex Care Service Patients with Fever and Central Line: Implementation of a Clinical Care Protocol. Poster session presented at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Annual Quality and Safety Day, November 2, 2020.

Invited Lectures

2021

Mazzeo PA. “Introduction to Complex Care.” Lecture for Mohammed Bin Rashid University Summer Scholars Program at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Aug 2021.

Mazzeo PA. “Central Intelligence.” Lecture about central venous lines as part of Division of General Pediatrics Complex Care Education series. Mar 2021.

2020

Mazzeo PA. “Discharge Planning.” Annual lecture to fourth-year medical students attending CHOP Pre-Intern Boot Camp. 2020.

Mazzeo PA. “Inpatient Documentation.” Annual lecture to fourth-year medical students attending CHOP Pre-Intern Boot Camp. 2020.

2019

Mazzeo PA. “Discharge Planning.” Annual lecture to fourth-year medical students attending CHOP Pre-Intern Boot Camp. 2019.

Mazzeo PA. “Inpatient Documentation.” Annual lecture to fourth-year medical students attending CHOP Pre-Intern Boot Camp. 2019.

Awards and Honors

2021, CHOP Section of Hospital Medicine Humanism Award
2010, CHOP Senior Resident Humanitarian Award
2007, Gold Humanism Honor Society, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons