Janet
 
L
 
Kwiatkowski
MD, MSCE
Email: 
kwiatkowski@email.chop.edu
Address: 
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Division of Hematology 34th & Civic Center Blvd
2155903437
Affiliations
Expertise

General pediatric hematology, thalassemia, sickle cell disease, transfusional iron overload, chelation therapy

The research interests of Dr. Kwiatkowski include stroke and stroke prevention in sickle cell disease, transfusional iron overload and chelation therapy, and diagnosis and treatment of clinical complications of thalassemia.

Optimization of iron chelation, stroke prevention in sickle cell disease, headaches in sickle cell disease, transfusion therapy

Appointments
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (1999 – 2008)
Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (2008– present)
Education
MSCE, Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania (2003)
M.D., Columbia University, College of Physicians & Surgeons (1992)
B.S., Zoology, Duke University, summa cum laude (1988)
Selected Publications
Arkuszewski Michal, Krejza Jaroslaw, Chen Rong, Ichord Rebecca, Kwiatkowski Janet L, Bilello Michel, Zimmerman Robert, Ohene-Frempong Kwaku, Melhem Elias R. Prevalence of intracranial stenosis and silent cerebral infarcts in children with sickle cell anemia and low risk of stroke.. International journal of stroke : official journal of the International Stroke Society. Vol 8(7) . 2013 Oct:E50-1.
Fung Ellen B, Kwiatkowski Janet L, Huang James N, Gildengorin Ginny, King Janet C, Vichinsky Elliott P. Zinc supplementation improves bone density in patients with thalassemia: a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial.. The American journal of clinical nutrition. Vol 98(4) . 2013 Oct:960-71.
Thompson Alexis A, Kim Hae-Young, Singer Sylvia T, Vichinsky Elliott, Eile Jennifer, Yamashita Robert, Giardina Patricia J, Olivieri Nancy, Parmar Nagina, Trachtenberg Felicia, Neufeld Ellis J, Kwiatkowski Janet L. Pregnancy outcomes in women with thalassemia in North America and the United Kingdom.. American journal of hematology. Vol 88(9) . 2013 Sep:771-3.
Morris Claudia R, Kim Hae-Young, Wood John, Porter John B, Klings Elizabeth S, Trachtenberg Felicia L, Sweeters Nancy, Olivieri Nancy F, Kwiatkowski Janet L, Virzi Lisa, Singer Sylvia T, Taher Ali, Neufeld Ellis J, Thompson Alexis A, Sachdev Vandana, Larkin Sandra, Suh Jung H, Kuypers Frans A, Vichinsky Elliott P. Sildenafil therapy in thalassemia patients with Doppler-defined risk of pulmonary hypertension.. Haematologica. Vol 98(9) . 2013 Sep:1359-67.
Webb Jennifer, Kwiatkowski Janet L. Stroke in patients with sickle cell disease.. Expert review of hematology. Vol 6(3) . 2013 Jun:301-16.
Walter Patrick B, Porter John, Evans Patricia, Kwiatkowski Janet L, Neufeld Ellis J, Coates Thomas, Giardina Patricia J, Grady Robert W, Vichinsky Elliott, Olivieri Nancy, Trachtenberg Felicia, Alberti Daniele, Fung Ellen, Ames Bruce, Higa Annie, Harmatz Paul. Increased leucocyte apoptosis in transfused ß-thalassaemia patients.. British journal of haematology. Vol 160(3) . 2013 Feb:399-403.
Quinn Charles T, McKinstry Robert C, Dowling Michael M, Ball William S, Kraut Michael A, Casella James F, Dlamini Nomazulu, Ichord Rebecca N, Jordan Lori C, Kirkham Fenella J, Noetzel Michael J, Roach E Steve, Strouse John J, Kwiatkowski Janet L, Hirtz Deborah, DeBaun Michael R. Acute silent cerebral ischemic events in children with sickle cell anemia.. JAMA neurology. Vol 70(1) . 2013 Jan:58-65.
Arkuszewski M, Krejza J, Chen R, Kwiatkowski J L, Ichord R, Zimmerman R, Ohene-Frempong K, Melhem E R. Sickle cell disease in children: accuracy of imaging transcranial Doppler ultrasonography in detection of intracranial arterial stenosis.. The neuroradiology journal. Vol 25(4) . 2012 Sep:402-10.
Fung Ellen B, Xu Yan, Trachtenberg Felicia, Odame Isaac, Kwiatkowski Janet L, Neufeld Ellis J, Thompson Alexis A, Boudreaux Jeanne, Quinn Charles T, Vichinsky Elliott P. Inadequate dietary intake in patients with thalassemia.. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Vol 112(7) . 2012 Jul:980-90.
Krejza J, Arkuszewski M, Radcliffe J, Flynn T B, Chen R, Kwiatkowski J L, Ichord R, Zimmerman R, Bilello M, Ohene-Frempong K, Melhem E R. Association of pulsatility index in the middle cerebral artery with intelligence quotient in children with sickle cell disease.. The neuroradiology journal. Vol 25(3) . 2012 Jul:351-9.