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Claudia Delgado-Corcoran

Claudia Delgado-Corcoran, MD, MPH

Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Clinical Locations

Primary Children's Hospital

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
801-662-1000
  • Dr. Claudia Delgado-Corcoran received her medical degree from Escuela Colombiana de Medicina in Bogota, Colombia. She completed her Pediatric residency and Pediatric Critical Care Medicine fellowship at Wolfson Children’s Hospital / Shands Medical Center at the University of Florida in Jacksonville. After completing her fellowship, Dr. Delgado-Corcoran worked for seven years as a Pediatric Intensivist at Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She then received additional training in Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care at Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock through the University of Arkansas. Dr. Delgado-Corcoran is double board-certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.

    Dr. Delgado-Corcoran is currently an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Utah in the Division of Pediatric Critical Care. She is the Associate Medical Director of the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU) at Primary Children’s Medical Center. Dr. Delgado-Corcoran provides care to children admitted to the CICU with newly diagnosed congenital heart disease or non-surgical heart disease that requires critical care, and children who have undergone palliative or corrective heart surgery.

    Her specific clinical interests include management of congenital heart diseases, pulmonary hypertension, and non-invasive monitoring in the CICU. Dr. Delgado-Corcoran is actively involved in quality Improvement processes in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit.

    Board Certification

    American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)
    American Board of Pediatrics (Sub: Hospice and Palliative Medicine)
    American Board of Pediatrics (Sub: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine)
  • Dr. Claudia Delgado-Corcoran received her medical degree from Escuela Colombiana de Medicina in Bogota, Colombia. She completed her Pediatric residency and Pediatric Critical Care Medicine fellowship at Wolfson Children’s Hospital / Shands Medical Center at the University of Florida in Jacksonville. After completing her fellowship, Dr. Delgado-Corcoran worked for seven years as a Pediatric Intensivist at Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She then received additional training in Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care at Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock through the University of Arkansas. Dr. Delgado-Corcoran is double board-certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.

    Dr. Delgado-Corcoran is currently an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Utah in the Division of Pediatric Critical Care. She is the Associate Medical Director of the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU) at Primary Children’s Medical Center. Dr. Delgado-Corcoran provides care to children admitted to the CICU with newly diagnosed congenital heart disease or non-surgical heart disease that requires critical care, and children who have undergone palliative or corrective heart surgery.

    Her specific clinical interests include management of congenital heart diseases, pulmonary hypertension, and non-invasive monitoring in the CICU. Dr. Delgado-Corcoran is actively involved in quality Improvement processes in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit.

    Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Pediatrics -Primary
    Pediatrics -Primary
    Academic Divisions Critical Care
    Critical Care
    Board Certification
    American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)
    American Board of Pediatrics (Sub: Hospice and Palliative Medicine)
    American Board of Pediatrics (Sub: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine)

    Education history

    Fellowship Palliative Care and Hospice - University of Utah School of Medicine Fellow
    Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care - University of Arkansas Fellow
    Fellowship Pediatric Critical Care Medicine - University of Florida Health Science Center Fellow
    Pediatrics - University of Florida Health Science Center Resident
    Residency Pediatrics - Maimonides Medical Center Resident
    General Pediatrics - Cardinal-Glennon Children's Hospital
    Other Training Cardiology - St. John's Mercy Medical Center
    Neonatology - St. Louis Children's Hospital
    Graduate Training Public Health - University of South Carolina M.P.H.
    English - University of South Carolina
    Professional Medical Medicine - Escuela Colombiana de Medicina M.D.

    Selected Publications

    Journal Article

    1. Delgado-Corcoran C, Wawrzynski SE, Bennett EE, Green D, Bodily S, Moore D, Cook LJ, Olson LM (2020). Palliative Care in Children With Heart Disease Treated in an ICU. Pediatr Crit Care Med, 21(5), 423-429. (Read full article)
    2. Gakenheimer-Smith L, Glotzbach K, Ou Z, Presson AP, Puchalski M, Jones C, Lambert L, Delgado-Corcoran C, Eckhauser A, Miller T (2019). The Impact of Neurobehavior on Feeding Outcomes in Neonates with Congenital Heart Disease. J Pediatr, 214, 71-78.e2. (Read full article)
    3. Nellis ME, Goel R, Karam O, Cushing MM, Davis PJ, Steiner ME, Tucci M, Stanworth SJ, Spinella PC, Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators PALISI Network, Pediatric Critical Care Blood Research Network BloodNet, and the P3T Investigators (2018). Effects of ABO Matching of Platelet Transfusions in Critically Ill Children. Pediatr Crit Care Med, 20(2), e61-e69. (Read full article)
    4. Delgado-Corcoran C, Blaschke AJ, Ou Z, Presson AP, Burch PT, Pribble CG, Menon SC (2018). Respiratory Testing and Hospital Outcomes in Asymptomatic Infants Undergoing Heart Surgery. Pediatr Cardiol, 40(2), 339-348. (Read full article)
    5. Winder MM, Eckhauser AW, Delgado-Corcoran C, Smout RJ, Marietta J, Bailly DK (2018). A protocol to decrease postoperative chylous effusion duration in children. Cardiol Young, 28(6), 816-825. (Read full article)
    6. Furlong-Dillard J, Neary A, Marietta J, Jones C, Jeffers G, Gakenheimer L, Puchalski M, Eckauser A, Delgado-Corcoran C (2018). Evaluating the Impact of a Feeding Protocol in Neonates before and after Biventricular Cardiac Surgery. Pediatr Qual Saf, 3(3), e080. (Read full article)
    7. Bodily SA, Delgado-Corcoran C, Wolpert K, Lucas K, Presson AP, Bratton SL (2017). Reducing Blood Testing in Pediatric Patients after Heart Surgery: Proving Sustainability. Pediatr Qual Saf, 2(6), e047. (Read full article)
    8. Delgado-Corcoran C, Van Dorn CS, Pribble C, Thorell EA, Pavia AT, Ward C, Smout R, Bratton SL, Burch PT (2017). Reducing Pediatric Sternal Wound Infections: A Quality Improvement Project. Pediatr Crit Care Med, 18(5), 461-468. (Read full article)
    9. Delgado-Corcoran C, Wolpert KH, Lucas K, Bodily S, Presson AP, Bratton SL (2016). Hematocrit Levels, Blood Testing, and Blood Transfusion in Infants After Heart Surgery. Pediatr Crit Care Med, 17(11), 1055-1063. (Read full article)
    10. Delgado-Corcoran C, Witte MK, Ampofo K, Castillo R, Bodily S, Bratton SL (2014). The impact of human rhinovirus infection in pediatric patients undergoing heart surgery. Pediatr Cardiol, 35(8), 1387-94. (Read full article)
    11. Delgado-Corcoran C, Bodily S, Frank DU, Witte MK, Castillo R, Bratton SL (2014). Reducing blood testing in pediatric patients after heart surgery: a quality improvement project. Pediatr Crit Care Med, 15(8), 756-61. (Read full article)
    12. Delgado-Corcoran C, Kissoon N, Murphy SP, Duckworth LJ (2004). Exhaled nitric oxide reflects asthma severity and asthma control. Pediatr Crit Care Med, 5(1), 48-52. (Read full article)
    13. DeNicola LK, Kissoon N, Abram HS Jr, Sullivan KJ, Delgado-Corcoran C, Taylor C (2001). Noninvasive monitoring in the pediatric intensive care unit. Pediatr Clin North Am, 48(3), 573-88. (Read full article)
    14. Delgado-Corcoran C (1997). El pediatra y el adolescente homosexual. 16(6), 357-362.

    Abstract

    1. Delgado-Corcoran C, Wolpert K, Bodily S et al (2016). World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery [Abstract]. World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery, Jan 2015(Jan 2015), 153-188.
    2. Delgado-Corcoran C, Van Dorn C, Pribble C et al (2016). Reducing sternal wound infections in children after heart surgery: A Quality Improvement Project [Abstract]. Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society website, 2016.
    3. Delgado-Corcoran C, Bodily S, Lucas K et al (2016). Does Hemoglobin Level At Discharge From Stage 1 Palliation Impact Health Status At Stage 2 In Infants With Single Ventricle Physiology? [Abstract]. Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society website, 2016.
    4. Delgado-Corcoran C, Bodily S, Lucas K et al (2015). Reducing Blood Testing in Pediatric Patients after Heart Surgery: Proving Sustainability [Abstract]. World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery, Jan 2015(6), 153-188.
    5. Delgado-Corcoran C, Bodily S, Castillo R et al (In Press). Rhinovirus Infection in Pediatric Patients Undergoing Heart Surgery [Abstract]. Pediatric Critical Care Magazine, 2013(5).
    6. Delgado-Corcoran C, Bodily S, Frank D et al (2013). Reducing Blood Testing in Pediatric Patients after Heart Surgery [Abstract]. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, June 2014(14), 5.
    7. Delgado-Corcoran C, Kissoon N, Murphy SP, Duckworth LJ (2001). Exhaled Nitric Oxide as a Marker of Asthma Severity [Abstract]. Pediatr Crit Care Med, 2(4), 360.
    8. Delgado-Corcoran C, Kissoon N, Schaeffer DA, Blake KV, Murphy SP, Duckworth LJ (2001). Exhaled Nitric Oxide and Sputum Metabolites (NO2/NO3) in Children with Cystic Fibrosis [Abstract]. Pediatr Crit Care Med, 2(4), 358.

    Other

    1. Delgado-Corcoran C (2012). American Blood Stream Infections with Central Venous Catheters. American Academy of Pediatric Grand Rounds (2012(27), pp. 1-10).
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