Katherine S. Salamon, PhD


Primary Office

Nemours Children's Hospital, Delaware Nemours Children's Hospital, Delaware 1600 Rockland Road Wilmington, DE 19803 Appointment: (800) 416-4441

Other Offices

Get to Know Me

Dr. Katherine S. Salamon, program director of the Integrated Pain and Wellness Program, is a licensed psychologist and an expert in pediatric pain management. Since 2007, she has devoted her training and practice to the care of children and adolescents with chronic pain in prominent clinics and programs across the U.S.

What I'm Passionate About

Living with chronic pain can be difficult. I’m passionate about helping young people and their families who have been affected by chronic pain.

Education & Training


  • Pediatric Pain Psychology - Children's National Medical Center, 2013


  • Psychology - Kennedy Krieger Children's Hospital, 2012

Medical/Dental School

  • Doctor of Philosophy - University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee, 2012

Awards & Recognition

  • 2012 Student Travel Award, Society of Pediatric Psychology
  • 2010 SPP Diversity Committee Poster Award, American Psychological Association

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Better Health PA Kids HMO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO/POS/EPO
  • Amerihealth Caritas Delaware
  • Cigna Behavioral Health
  • Cigna/Great West HMO EPO POS
  • Cigna/Great West PPO
  • Community Care Behavioral Health
  • Compsych DE
  • Delaware First Health
  • Devon Health Services
  • Fidelis Care NJ Medicaid HMO
  • Global Medical Managment DE/PA
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware
  • Highmark Medicaid Health Options
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Independance Blue Cross/Amerihealth/Keystone Health Plan
  • Insurance Administrators of America
  • INTEGRA Administrative Group (ClaimsBridge)
  • Lifetrac Transplant
  • Maryland Medicaid
  • Multiplan PPO
  • National Transplant (Humana)
  • New Jersey Medicaid
  • Pennsylvania Medicaid
  • Plan Vista/NPPN PPO
  • Preferred Healthcare PPO
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Qualcare HMO/POS/PPO
  • Star Healthcare Network
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
  • Tricare/Humana Military Health Services/CHAMPVA

  • Adjustment to Medical Illness
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Autism
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Disruptive Behavior
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Research Activities

My research work focuses on:

  • Pediatric chronic pain
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy for pain management
  • Integrative treatments (e.g., yoga, Healing Touch, etc.)

  • English