Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Georgetown University School of Medicine,Washington, DC


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


Neonatology - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Human Genetics - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Clinical Genetics and Genomics – American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics
Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Instructor
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine – American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatrics – American Board of Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

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

Departments and Services




Janet Lioy, Mike Padula, and Taylor Wild- Spectrum of disease in hospitalized newborns with congenital micrognathia: a cohort of 3236 infants at North American tertiary-care intensive care units- The Journal of Pediatrics

Wild KT, Hedrick HL, Ades AM, Fraga MV, Avitabile CM, Gebb JS, Oliver ER, Coletti K, Kesler EM, Van Hoose KT, Panitch HB, Johng S, Ebbert RP, Herkert LM, Hoffman C, Ruble D, Flohr S, Reynolds T, Duran M, Foster A, Isserman RS, Partridge EA, Rintoul NE. Update on Management and Outcomes of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia. J Intensive Care Med. 2023 Nov 6:8850666231212874. doi: 10.1177/08850666231212874. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 37933125.


Callahan KP, Radack J, Wojcik MH, Jenkins SM, Nye RT, Skraban C, Wild KT, Feudtner C. Hospital-Level Variation in Genetic Testing in Children's Hospitals Neonatal Intensive Care Units from 2016 to 2021. Genet Med. 2022 Dec 12; doi: 10.1016/j.gim.2022.12.004.

Wild KT, Burgos CM, Rintoul NE. Expanding Neonatal ECMO Criteria: When is the Premature Neonate too Premature. Semin Fetal Neonat M. 2022 Nov 17; doi. 10.1016/j.siny.2022.101403.

Wild KT, Mathew L, Hedrick HL, Rintoul NE, et al. Respiratory Function After Birth in Infants with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia. Arch. Dis. Child. Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2022 Nov 11; doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2022-324415.

Wild KT, Miquel-Verges F, Rintoul NE, DiGeronimo R, et al. Current Practices for Genetic Testing in Neonatal Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation: Findings from a National survey. Perfusion. 2022 Sept 28;  doi: 10.1177/02676591221130178.

Wild KT, Schindewolf E, Hedrick HL, et al. The genomics of congenital diaphragmatic hernia: a 10 year retrospective review. The Journal of Pediatrics. 2022 Apr 14; doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2022.04.012

Katz OL*, Wild KT*, McEldrew D, et al. Molecular Mechanisms Contributing to the Etiology of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia: A Review and Novel Cases. The Journal of Pediatrics. 2022 Mar 18; doi:10.1016/j.jpeds.2022.03.023.

*These authors contributed equally

Callahan KP, Flibotte J, Skraban C, Wild KT, et al.  Influence of Genetic Information on Neonatologists’ Decisions: A psychological experiment. Pediatrics. 2022 Feb 16; doi: 10.1542/peds.2021-052130.

Callahan KP, Flibotte J, Skraban C, Wild KT, et al. How neonatologists use genetic testing: findings from a national survey. J Perinatol. 2022 Feb;42(2):260-261. doi: 10.1038/s41372-021-01283-4.


Wild KT, Krantz ID. 50 Years Ago in The Journal of Pediatrics: Molecular Diagnostics Determine Underlying Genetic Etiologies for Well-Described Clinical Syndromes. The Journal of Pediatrics. 2021; 239:49. 10.1016/j.jpeds.2021.09.040.

Krantz ID, Medne L, Weatherly JM, Wild KT, et al. Effect Of Whole Genome Sequencing On The Clinical Management Of Acutely Ill Infants With Suspected Genetic Disease. JAMA Pediatr. 2021 Sept 27; doi:10.001/jamapediatrics.2021.3496.

Wild KT, Bartholomew D, Edwards TM, Froh E, Spatz DL, Huber M, Hedrick HL, Nawab US. Achieving adequate growth in infants with congenital diaphragmatic hernia prior to discharge. Pediatr Surg. 2021 Mar 26:S0022-3468(21)00282-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2021.03.048

Wild KT, Nomakuchi TT, Sheppard SE, Leavens KF, De Leon DD, Zackai EH. Hyperinsulinism in an individual with an EP300 variant of Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome. Am J Med Genet A. 2021 Apr;185(4):1251-1255. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.a.62085.


Congenital diaphragmatic hernia as a prominent feature of a SPECC1L-related syndrome. Wild KT, Gordon T, Bhoj EJ, Du H, Jhangiani SN, Posey JE, Lupski JR, Scott DA, Zackai EH. Am J Med Genet A. 2020 Sep 21. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.a.61878. Online ahead of print. PMID: 32954677

Wild KT, Hedrick HL, Rintoul NE. Reconsidering ECMO in Premature Neonates. Fetal Diagn Ther. 2020;47(12):927-932. doi: 10.1159/000509243.

Wild KT, Rintoul N, Kattan J, Gray B, Engle RW, Keene S, Best D, Davis C, DiGeronimo R, Raman L. Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO): Guidelines for Neonatal Respiratory Failure. ASAIO Journal: May 2020 - Volume 66 - Issue 5 - p 463-470. Read the abstract.


Wild KT, Yudkoff M, Ierardi-Curto L, and Ganetzky R. Hyperornithinemia, Hyperammonemia, and Homocitrullinuria Causing Severe Neonatal Hyperammonemia. JIMD Rep. 2019;44:103-107. doi: 10.1007/8904_2018_132. Epub 2018 Sep 6.


Wild KT, Betancourt LM, Brodsky NL, Hurt H. The effect of socioeconomic status on the language outcome of preterm infants at toddler age. Early Hum Dev. 2013;89(9):743-6.



Wild KT, Sheppard SE, Saitta SC, and Zackai EH. The Dysmorphic Infant. In Gleason CA, ed. Avery’s Diseases of the Newborn, 11th edition. Elsevier, 2023.

Wild KT, Rintoul NE, Pruder M, Hansen AR. Surgical Conditions in the Newborn. In Eichenwald EC, Hansen AR, Martin CR, and Stark AR, ed. Cloherty and Stark’s Manual of Neonatal Care, 9th edition. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer, 2023: 982-1012

Wild KT, Humphries L, Lioy J, Swanson J. Multidisciplinary Approach to Micrognathia in the Neonate and Infant. In Cromblehome TM, Lim F-Y, Peiro JL, Simpson L, and Rintoul NE, ed. Fetal and Neonatal Surgery: Diagnosis and Management of the Fetal and Neonatal Patient. McGraw Hill, 2023.


Wild KT, Chapman RL, Davis CF, Rintoul NE, Westrope CA, Short BL. Initiating ECLS for Neonatal Respiratory Failure. In MacLaren G, Brodie D, Lorusso R, Peek G, Thiagarajan R, and Vercaemst L, ed. Extracorporeal Life Support: The ELSO Red Book. 6th edition. Ann Arbor, Michigan: Extracorporeal Life Support Organization, 2022: 125-136.


Wild KT, Gray B, Brunetti M, Connelly JT, Rintoul N. Extracorporeal Life Support: Neonatal respiratory and cardiac disease. In Tschaut RJ, ed. Extracorporeal Circulation in Theory and Practice. Lengerich, Germany: Pabst Science Publishers, 2020:619-627.

Posters and Presentations


Wild, K. Taylor & Batholomew, Dana & Edwards, Taryn & Froh, Elizabeth & Spatz, Diane & Villasis, Cynthia & Hedrick, Holly & Nawab, Ursula. (2018). Human Milk With a Cherry on Top: Achieving Adequate Growth for Infants with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH) Utilizing Human Milk. Poster presented at: Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting; Toronto, ON CAN.

Wild, K. Taylor & Batholomew, Dana & Edwards, Taryn & Froh, Elizabeth & Spatz, Diane & Villasis, Cynthia & Hedrick, Holly & Nawab, Ursula. (2018). Human Milk With a Cherry on Top: Achieving Adequate Growth for Infants with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH) Utilizing Human Milk. Oral Presentation presented at: The Eastern Society for Pediatric Research; Philadelphia, PA.

Wild, K. Taylor & Bhoj, Elizabeth & Verloes, Alain & Zackai, Elaine, et al. (2018). Phenotypic spectrum of SPECC1L mutations encompasses Teebi hypertelorism syndrome but not Opitz BBBG syndrome: report of new families and critical review of the nosology Oral Presentation presented at: Annual David W Smith Workshop on Malformations and Morphogenesis; Banff, AB. CAN.


Agawu, A & Argraves, M & Becker, A & Carroll, B & Christiano, J & Frosch, O & Karamessinis, L & Krass, P & Meadow, J & Mehta, S & Salazar, B, & Wild, T. (2017). PROJECT SPHERE: Shaping a Patient and Housestaff Engaged Rounding Environment. Poster presented at: ACGME Back to the Bedside Meeting; Chicago, IL.

Awards and Honors

2023, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Distinguished Research Trainee Award
2023, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia 2023 Next Generation Sequencing (NGS)
2022, Fore Hadley Foundation Grant 2019
2019, Frank M. Trojan, IV Resident Courage Award, June 2019 “In recognition of the extraordinary support she provides to her colleagues and the unity and camaraderie she fosters within the residency program”
2018, Eastern Society for Pediatric Research Travel Grant
2018, CHOP Alumni Organization Research Award
2017, Seymour Warshaw Distinguished First Year Resident Award
2016, String of Pearls Teaching Award as a 4th year medical student for excellence in teaching 3rd year medical students
2016, Magna Cum Laude, Georgetown University School of Medicine
2015, Alpha Omega Alpha
2012, Summa Cum Laude, Georgetown University
2012, Phi Beta Kappa
2012, Alpha Sigma Nu
2012, Legacy Award, Georgetown University Department of Performing Arts,
2010, Joseph F. Sweeny Scholar

Editorial and Academic Positions

2022-Present, CHOP Intern Selection Committee

2022-Present, Member, CHOP Genetic Testing Utilization Committee

2022-Present, Member, Children’s Hospitals Neonatal Consortium (CHNC) Genomics Interest Group

2021-Present, Member, CHOP Neosurgery Operations Committee

2021-Present, Member, CHOP ECMO Operations Committee

2021- Present, Member, Children’s Hospitals Neonatal Consortium (CHNC) Genomics Interest Group

2020-Present, Member, Children’s Hospitals Neonatal Consortium (CHNC) Micrognathia Interest Group

2020-Present, Member, Children’s Hospitals Neonatal Consortium (CHNC) ECMO Interest Group

2020-2022, Faculty interviewer, CHOP Residency Program

2020-Present, Member, CHOP Special Delivery Unit Operations Committee

2019-Present, Member, CHOP Pulmonary Hypoplasia Program