Aaron S. Chidekel, MD

Chief - Division of Pulmonary Medicine - Wilmington

Nemours Children's Hospital, Delaware 1600 Rockland Road Wilmington, DE 19803


  • Pediatric Pulmonology - Yale University School of Medicine, 1996

Internship Residency

  • Yale New Haven Hospital, 1993

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics/Pulmonology
  • American Board of Pediatrics/General Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics/Sleep Medicine

  • Pulmonology

  • Shenoy, A., Spyropoulos, D., Peeke, K., Smith, D., Cellucci, M., & Chidekel, A. (2021). Newborn screening for cystic fibrosis: Infant and laboratory factors affecting successful sweat test completion. International Journal of Neonatal Screening, 7(1). doi:10.3390/ijns7010001

  • Canter, K. S., Strang, A., Franklin, M., Wilks, S., Geiser, D., Okonak, K., & Chidekel, A. (2021). A Qualitative Exploration of Sleep Habits and Intervention Needs Among Youth with Cystic Fibrosis. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings. doi:10.1007/s10880-021-09774-4

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  • Zhu, Y., Mosko, J. J., Chidekel, A., Wolfson, M. R., & Shaffer, T. H. (2020). Effects of xenon gas on human airway epithelial cells during hyperoxia and hypothermia. Journal of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, 13(4), 469-476. doi:10.3233/NPM-190364

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  • Greenawald, L., Strang, A., Froehlich, C., & Chidekel, A. (2020). Status asthmaticus requiring extracorporeal membrane oxygenation associated with rhinovirus infection. Journal of Asthma, 57(3), 343-346. doi:10.1080/02770903.2019.1565826

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  • Itkin, M., Chidekel, A., Ryan, K. A., & Rabinowitz, D. (2020). Abnormal pulmonary lymphatic flow in patients with paediatric pulmonary lymphatic disorders: Diagnosis and treatment. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews, 36, 15-24. doi:10.1016/j.prrv.2020.07.001

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  • Gripp, K. W., Morse, L. A., Axelrad, M., Chatfield, K. C., Chidekel, A., Dobyns, W., & Rauen, K. A. (2019). Costello syndrome: Clinical phenotype, genotype, and management guidelines. American Journal of Medical Genetics, Part A, 179(9), 1725-1744. doi:10.1002/ajmg.a.61270

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  • Strang, A. R., Briddell, J. W., Barth, P. C., Shah, U. K., & Chidekel, A. (2018). Risk factor analysis for mortality among infants requiring tracheostomy. Pediatric Pulmonology, 53(8), 1115-1121. doi:10.1002/ppul.24064

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  • Bronstein, J. Z., Xie, L., Shaffer, T. H., Chidekel, A., & Heinle, R. (2018). Quantitative Analysis of Thoracoabdominal Asynchrony in Pediatric Polysomnography. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 14(7), 1169-1176. doi:10.5664/jcsm.7218

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  • Chowdhury, D., Williams, K. B., Chidekel, A., Pizarro, C., Preedy, C., Young, M., & Strauss, K. A. (2017). Management of Congenital Heart Disease Associated with Ellis-van Creveld Short-rib Thoracic Dysplasia. Journal of Pediatrics, 191, 145-151. doi:10.1016/j.jpeds.2017.08.073

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  • Strang, A., Fischer, A. J., & Chidekel, A. (2017). Pseudomonas eradication and clinical effectivness of Ivacaftor in four Hispanic patients with S549N. Pediatric Pulmonology, 52(7), E37-E39. doi:10.1002/ppul.23665

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