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Philip C. Guzzetta, MD

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The Joseph E. Robert, Jr. Center for Surgical Care

General and Thoracic Surgery

Fetal and Transitional Medicine

Vascular Anomalies Clinic

Specialties: Vascular Malformations, Vascular Anomalies, Premature Infant, Pectus Excavatum, Pectus Carinatum, Omphalocele, Hirschsprung disease, Newborn Surgical Diseases

Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Surgery
American Board of Surgery/Pediatric Surgery
National Provider Identifier1467532051

Service LocationsChildren's National Medical Center - Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children's Medicine
111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20010
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Phone: 202-476-5000

Children's Outpatient Center in Frederick

5910 Frederick Crossing Lane, Suite 100
Frederick, MD 21704
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Phone: 301-682-6661
Appointments: (301)682-6661
Fax: 301-682-6668

Children's Outpatient Center in Upper Marlboro
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9440 Pennsylvania Avenue
Upper Marlboro, MD 20722
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Phone: 301-297-4000
Fax: 301-297-4050
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Philip Guzzetta, MD, is a pediatric surgeon at Children’s National Medical Center and a professor of Pediatrics and Surgery at George Washington University Medical School. He has a special interest in vascular anomalies and vascular disease in children.

Dr. Guzzetta trained at Children’s National and has done research in transplantation immunology. He is married to Cathie E Guzzetta, RN, PhD, who also works at Children’s National. They have two children.

*This physician is an employee of Children’s National Specialists of Virginia, LLC.

TypeSchoolLocationDegreeField of StudyYears
Undergraduate Education Marquette University Milwaukee, WIBachelor of Science Biology 1968
Medical School Medical College of Wisconsin Wauwatosa, WIDoctor of Medicine Biology 1968 -1972
National & International Recognitions
Top DoctorsNorthern Virginia Magazine2013
Super DoctorsWashington Post Magazine2011
The Best Doctors in AmericaWoodward and White1997
The Best Doctors in AmericaWoodward and White1996
Who's Who in Medicine and HealthcareMarquis Who's Who1996

Affiliations and Memberships
TitleInstitutionCommittee / SectionYears
MemberAmerican Pediatric Surgical AssociationNominating Committee for President and Governor2000 - 2009
ChairmanAmerican Pediatric Surgical AssociationCredentials Committee2003 - 2009
Specialty Representative North Texas Chapter of American College of SurgeonPediatric Surgery1997 - 2009
Examination ConsultantAmerican Board of SurgeryCommittee on Pediatric Surgery1992 - 2009
MemberAmerican Pediatric Surgical Training DirectorsCommittee on Manpower2000 - 2003
Journal Article, Meier, D.E., Guzzetta, P.C., Barber, R.G., Hynan, L.S., Seetharamaiah, R. (2003), Perforated appendicitis in children: Is there a best treatment? , Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 38, 1520-1524.

Journal Article, Eubanks, J.W., Meier, D.E., Hicks, B.A., Joglar, J., Guzzetta, P.C. (2003), Significance of “Blush” on Computed Tomography Scan in Children with Liver Injury, Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 38, 363-366.

Journal Article, Gonzalez, D., Elizondo, B.J., Haslag, S., Buchanan, G., Burdick, S.J., Guzzetta, P.C., Hicks, B.A., Andersen, J.M. (2001), Chronic Subcutaneous Octreotide Decreases Gastrointestinal Blood Loss in Blue Rubber Bleb Nevus Syndrome , Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 33, 183-188.

Journal Article, Meier, D.E., Coln, C.D., Hicks, B.A., Guzzetta, P.C. (2001), Early Operation in Children with Pancreas, Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 36, 341-344.

For a more comprehensive list of publications for Philip Guzzetta, MD view the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed online database

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