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


  • 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/Hospice & Palliative Medicine
  • American Board of Pediatrics/General Pediatrics

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
  • IBC Amerihealth Keystone HMO/PPO [Delaware Locations]
  • 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
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Wellpoint Maryland Medcaid

  • Glaser, N. S., Stoner, M. J., Garro, A., Baird, S., Myers, S. R., Rewers, A., & Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN) DKA FLUID Study Group. (2021). Serum sodium concentration and mental status in children with diabetic ketoacidosis. Pediatrics, 148(3). doi:10.1542/peds.2021-050243

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  • Larsen, G. Y., Brilli, R., Macias, C. G., Niedner, M., Auletta, J. J., Balamuth, F., & ON BEHALF OF THE IMPROVING PEDIATRIC SEPSIS OUTCOMES COLLABORATIVE INVESTIGATORS. (2021). Development of a quality improvement learning collaborative to improve pediatric sepsis outcomes. Pediatrics, 147(1). doi:10.1542/PEDS.2020-1434

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  • Myers, S. R., Glaser, N. S., Trainor, J. L., Nigrovic, L. E., Garro, A., Tzimenatos, L., & Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN) DKA FLUID Study Group. (2020). Frequency and risk factors of acute kidney injury during diabetic ketoacidosis in children and association with neurocognitive outcomes. JAMA Network Open, 3(12). doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.25481

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  • Vari, D., Miller, J. M., Rellosa, N., Srivastava, S., Frizzola, M., & Thacker, D. (2020). 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, 58. doi:10.1016/j.ppedcard.2020.101270

  • Chauhan, J., Frizzola, M., McMahon, K., Perry, S., & Hertzog, J. (2020). Thyroid storm with encephalopathy and cardiovascular symptoms refractory to medical management in an adolescent. International Journal of Critical Illness and Injury Science, 10(1), 38-41. doi:10.4103/IJCIIS.IJCIIS-58-19

  • Pearson, T. E., Frizzola, M. A., & Khine, H. H. (2019). Uncuffed Endotracheal Tubes: Not Appropriate for Pediatric Critical Care Transport. Air Medical Journal, 38(1), 51-54. doi:10.1016/j.amj.2018.10.002

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  • Nwankwor, O. C., McKelvie, B., Frizzola, M., Hunter, K., Kabara, H. S., Oduwole, A., & Kissoon, N. (2019). A national survey of resources to address sepsis in children in tertiary care centers in Nigeria. Frontiers in Pediatrics, 7(JUN). doi:10.3389/fped.2019.00234

  • Pasichow, K. P., Frizzola, M., & Miller, E. G. (2018). Palliative sedation with oral medicines in an infant with generalized severe junctional epidermolysis bullosa. Journal of Palliative Medicine, 21(7), 1048-1052. doi:10.1089/jpm.2018.0054

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  • Pearson, T. E., Frizzola, M. A., Priest, M. A., Rochman, M. F., & Froehlich, C. D. (2018b). 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, 37(2), 95. doi:10.1016/j.amj.2018.01.005

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  • Pearson, T. E., Frizzola, M. A., Priest, M. A., Rochman, M. A., & Froehlich, C. D. (2018a). Pediatric Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Patient With Traumatic Subarachnoid Hemorrhage and Takotsubo Syndrome. Air Medical Journal, 37(1), 64-66. doi:10.1016/j.amj.2017.09.002

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  • Miller, E. G., Frizzola, M. A., Levy, C., & Greenspan, J. S. (2015). Recent experience establishing a new pediatric palliative care team. Journal of Pediatrics, 166(1), 4-5. doi:10.1016/j.jpeds.2014.09.042

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