Meg A Frizzola, DO

Critical Care

Primary Office

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

Get to Know Me

Dr. Meg A. Frizzola, DO, is the interim chair of the Department of Pediatrics at both Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children and the Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University. She is also the chief of Critical Care Medicine and president of the medical staff at duPont Hospital for Children.

Education & Training

Fellowship

  • Pediatric Critical Care - Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, 2009

Internship Residency

  • Pediatrics - Nemours Childrens Hospital, Delaware, 2006

Medical/Dental School

  • Osteopathic Physician - Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2003

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics/Pediatric Critical Care
  • American Board of Pediatrics/General Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics/Hospice & Palliative Medicine

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Better Health PA Kids HMO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO/POS/EPO
  • Amerihealth Caritas Delaware
  • Cigna Lifesource Transplant
  • Cigna/Great West HMO EPO POS
  • Cigna/Great West PPO
  • Delaware Medicaid/Diamond State
  • Delaware Medicare
  • Devon Health Services
  • Fidelis Care NJ Medicaid HMO
  • First Health/Affordable PPO
  • Geisinger Health Plan Commercial
  • Global Medical Managment DE/PA
  • Health Partners Medicaid/Kidz Partner HMO
  • 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)
  • Keystone First Medicaid HMO
  • 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
  • United Healthcare of the Mid-Atlantic
  • UPMC MCAID/CHIP PA DE
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Wellpoint Maryland Medcaid

  • Clinical and Laboratory Predictors of Dehydration Severity in Children With Diabetic Ketoacidosis; Annals of Emergency Medicine; (2023).

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  • Characteristics and Outcomes of Sepsis Presenting in Inpatient Pediatric Settings; Hospital Pediatrics; (2022).

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  • Association Between the First-Hour Intravenous Fluid Volume and Mortality in Pediatric Septic Shock; Annals of Emergency Medicine; (2022).

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  • Metric Development for the Multicenter Improving Pediatric Sepsis Outcomes (IPSO) Collaborative; Pediatrics; (2021).

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  • Serum sodium concentration and mental status in children with diabetic ketoacidosis; Pediatrics; (2021).

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  • Epigenetics in child psychiatry; Epigenetics in Psychiatry; (2021).

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  • Development of a quality improvement learning collaborative to improve pediatric sepsis outcomes; Pediatrics; (2021).

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  • Thyroid storm with encephalopathy and cardiovascular symptoms refractory to medical management in an adolescent; International Journal of Critical Illness and Injury Science; (2020).

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  • Severe cardiac dysfunction in a patient with multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children associated with COVID-19: Retrospective diagnosis of a puzzling presentation. A case report; Progress in Pediatric Cardiology; (2020).

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  • Frequency and risk factors of acute kidney injury during diabetic ketoacidosis in children and association with neurocognitive outcomes; JAMA Network Open; (2020).

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  • Thyroid storm with encephalopathy and cardiovascular symptoms refractory to medical management in an adolescent.; International journal of critical illness and injury science; (2020).

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  • Evaluating Pediatric Sepsis Definitions Designed for Electronic Health Record Extraction and Multicenter Quality Improvement*; Critical Care Medicine; (2020).

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  • 1414; Critical Care Medicine; (2019).

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  • 4.69 CATATONIA OR PAROXYSMAL SYMPATHETIC HYPERACTIVITY? A CASE REPORT AND LITERATURE REVIEW OF CATATONIA IN TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY; Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry; (2019).

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  • Reduction in Pre-vasoactive Fluid Administration with Implementation of a Sepsis Bundle; Pediatric quality & safety; (2019).

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  • 1696; Critical Care Medicine; (2019).

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  • Uncuffed Endotracheal Tubes: Not Appropriate for Pediatric Critical Care Transport; Air Medical Journal; (2019).

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  • Early Experience with a Novel Strategy for Assessment of Sepsis Risk: The Shock Huddle; Pediatric Quality and Safety; (2019).

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  • A national survey of resources to address sepsis in children in tertiary care centers in Nigeria; Frontiers in Pediatrics; (2019).

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  • Retrospective review of limitations of care for inpatients at a free-standing, tertiary care children’s hospital; Children; (2018).

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  • Palliative sedation with oral medicines in an infant with generalized severe junctional epidermolysis bullosa; Journal of Palliative Medicine; (2018).

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  • Corrigendum to “Pediatric Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Patient with Traumatic Subarachnoid Hemorrhage and Takotsubo Syndrome” [Air Medical Journal 37 (2018) 64-66] (S1067991X17302110) (10.1016/j.amj.2017.09.002)); Air Medical Journal; (2018).

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  • Pediatric Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Patient With Traumatic Subarachnoid Hemorrhage and Takotsubo Syndrome; Air Medical Journal; (2018).

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  • Electronic Screening Tool and Shock Huddle Process for Children at Risk for Sepsis; Pediatric quality & safety; (2018).

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  • Electronic Screening Tool and Shock Huddle Process for Children at Risk for Sepsis; Pediatric Quality & Safety; (2018).

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  • Guidelines for Family-Centered Care in the Neonatal, Pediatric, and Adult ICU; Critical Care Medicine; (2017).

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  • Recent Experience Establishing a New Pediatric Palliative Care Team; The Journal of Pediatrics; (2015).

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  • Referrals to a new pediatric palliative care team: Details of the first 12 months of operation; Journal of Palliative Medicine; (2014).

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  • Lemierre syndrome in a 22-month-old due to streptococcus pyogenes: A case report; Pediatric Emergency Care; (2011).

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  • High-flow nasal cannula: Impact on oxygenation and ventilation in an acute lung injury model; Pediatric Pulmonology; (2011).

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  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis; Pediatrics: a competency-based companion; (2011).

  • Incidental finding of vitamin-D deficient rickets in an otherwise healthy infant--a reappraisal of current vitamin-D supplementation guidelines.; Journal of the National Medical Association; (2005).

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