Renee C. Willett, MD

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Renee C. Willett, MD, is an attending physician with the Division of Cardiac Critical Care Medicine at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

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

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA


Pediatrics - Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH


Pediatric Cardiology - Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine - The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Board Certification

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

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Departments and Services




Ralston BH, Willett RC, Namperumal S, Brown NM, Walsh H, Munoz RA, Del Castillo S, Chang TP, Yurasek GK. Use of Virtual Reality for Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Simulation. Cureus 2021;13(6):e15856.

Ankola AA, Bailly DK, Reeder RW, Cashen K, Dalton HJ, Dolgner SJ, Federman M, Chassemzadeh R, Himebauch AS, Kamerkar A, Koch J, Kohne J, Lewen M, Srivastava N, Willett R, Alexander PMA. Risk Factors Associated With Bleeding in Children With Cardiac Disease Receiving Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation: A Multi-Center Data Linkage Analysis. Front Cardiovasc Med 2021;8:812881.

Deshpande SR, Willett RC, Ramakrishnan K, Peer SM, Sinha P: Circulatory support for prolonged electro-mechanical standstill in fulminant pediatric myocarditis. Int J Artif Organs 2021; 44:446–450


Woods-Hill C, Willett R, Su E. Confirming successful tracheal intubation with ultrasound: is it in? Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016 Oct;17(10):1013-1014.



Boucek K, Mastropietro C, Beall J, Keller E, Beshish A, Flores S, Chlebowski M, Yates AR, Choudhury T, Mueller D, Kwiatkowski DM, Migally K, Karki K, Willett R, Radman MR, Reddy C, Piggott K, Capone C, Kapileshwarkar Y, Vijayakumar N, Prentice E, Narasimhulu SS, Martin RH, Costello JM: Abstract 9472: Multicenter Comparison of Staged vs. Complete Repair in Young Infants With Tetralogy of Fallot with Pulmonary Atresia and Confluent Branch Pulmonary Arteries. Circulation 2021; 144:A9472–A9472




Willett RC, Riggs RJ, Su E. Bedside Ultrasound in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. In: Critical Heart Disease in Infants and Children. Edited by Ungerleider R, Nelson-McMillan K, Meliones J, Jacobs JP, Cooper D. Third Edition. 2017.

Awards and Honors

2016, Top Research Presentation for Presentation Group, Dept. of Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine Research Day
2014, Best Research Day Presentation Award
2007, Phi Beta Kappa