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Christine A. Zawistowski, MD

  • Specialties: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pediatrics
  • Language: English
  • Phone: 212-263-2377
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About Me

Conditions and Treatments

  • sepsis
  • chronic respiratory failure
  • adult respiratory distress syndrome
  • acute renal failure
  • congestive heart failure
  • chronic renal failure
  • hypoventilation
  • pancytopenia
  • pneumonia
  • acute respiratory failure
  • acute liver failure
  • acute respiratory distress
  • tetralogy of Fallot
  • hospital-acquired infection
  • viral infection
  • kidney failure
  • rheumatic heart disease
  • renal replacement therapy
  • hospice care
  • palliative care


  • Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics
  • Medical Director, Pediatric Palliative Care, Hassenfeld Children's Hospital
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Pediatrics (Hospice & Palliative Medicine), 2010
  • American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatric Critical Care Medicine), 2004
  • American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatrics, 2001
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, University Health Center of Pittsburgh, Pediatric Critical Care, 2004
  • Residency, Tulane University Medical Center, Pediatrics, 2001
  • MD from Tulane University, 1998

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Insurance Plans Accepted

This provider accepts the following insurance plans.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Indemnity
    • Aetna Medicare
    • Aetna POS
    • Aetna PPO/EPO
  • Amidacare
    • Amidacare
  • Cigna
    • Cigna EPO/POS
    • Cigna PPO
  • ElderPlan
    • ElderPlan
  • Emblem
    • Emblem Select Care Exchange
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
    • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus
    • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus Essential
    • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Indemnity
    • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield MediBlue
    • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathways, Enhanced
  • Fidelis
    • Fidelis Child Health
    • Fidelis Essential
    • Fidelis Exchange
    • Fidelis Family Health
    • Fidelis Medicaid
    • Fidelis Medicare
  • GHI
    • GHI CBP
    • GHI HMO
  • HIP
    • HIP Access I
    • HIP Access II
    • HIP Child Health
    • HIP Essential
    • HIP Family Health
    • HIP HMO
    • HIP Medicaid
    • HIP Medicare
    • HIP POS
View All Accepted Plans This list of insurances changes regularly, and insurance plans listed may not be accepted at all office locations for this provider. Before your appointment, please confirm with your insurance company that this provider accepts your insurance.

Locations and Appointments

NYU Critical Care Associates

550 1st Avenue, 14th Floor
New York, NY 10016

Research My Research


technology dependent children, children with complex chronic conditions, care of children , acutely critically ill children, chronically critically ill children

Research Interests Timeline

These focus areas and their associated publications are derived from PubMed and the MeSH term library. *
represents one publication
*Due to PubMed processing times, the most recent publications may not be reflected in the timeline.


  • Mindfulness meditation improved quality of life in adolescents with cancer

    Zawistowski, C

    HEM/ONC today. 2014 Aug 25; ?-?

  • Music therapy fostered resilience among AYA patients undergoing high-risk cancer treatment

    Zawistowski, C

    HEM/ONC today. 2014 Apr 25; ?-?

  • Pediatric palliative care: a year in review for oncologists

    Zawistowski, C

    HEM/ONC today. 2014 Jan 10; ?-?

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