Skip Navigation

Clint Daniel Cappiello, M.D.

Clint Daniel Cappiello, M.D.

Headshot of Clint Daniel Cappiello
4.9out of 5
60 Ratings
  • Director, Pediatric Surgery Residency Education
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery


Anorectal Disorders, Benign Tumors, Benign Tumors of the Lung, Biliary Atresia, Bowel Obstruction, Chest Wall Tumors, Crohn's Disease, Diseases of the Small Bowel and Colon, Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO), Gastrointestinal Tumors, Germ Cell Tumors, Inguinal Hernia Repair, Kidney Tumors, Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia, Liver Tumors, Lung Diseases, Lung Neoplasms, Necrotizing Enterocolitis, Neonatal Congenital Anomalies, Neuroendocrine Tumors, Pediatric Trauma, Pilonidal Cyst, Sarcoma and Musculoskeletal Tumors, Short Bowel Syndrome, Soft Tissue Tumors, Thyroglossal Cysts, Tracheoesophageal Fistula, Ulcerative Colitis, Umbilical Hernia, Wilms Tumor more

Research Interests

Trauma resuscitation and simulation to improve outcomes; ECMO; Healthcare utilization; Medical and resident physician education and Minimally Invasive Surgery for the management of congenital anomalies. more

Request an Appointment

Insurance Information

Main Phone

Outside of Maryland & Washington D.C.

Request Appointment

International Patients

Request Appointment


The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance)

Appointment Phone: 443-997-5437
1800 Orleans St.
The Charlotte R. Bloomberg Children's Center Building
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Medical Arts Building

Appointment Phone: 443-997-5437
11085 Little Patuxent Parkway
Suite 103
Columbia, MD 21044 map

Johns Hopkins Health Care and Surgery Center

6420 Rockledge Drive
Johns Hopkins Children's Center Specialists, Suite 2300
Bethesda, MD 20817 map
Phone: 443-997-5437


Clint Cappiello specializes in general, neonatal, pediatric, and pediatric trauma surgery. Additionally, he is skilled in minimally invasive surgical techniques for management of pediatric hernias, reflux disease, congenital pulmonary airway malformations, and inflammatory bowel disease. His research interests include trauma resuscitation and simulation to improve outcomes, ECMO, health care utilization, medical and resident physician education, and minimally invasive surgery for management of congenital anomalies. He is a member of the American College of Surgeons, the American Pediatric Surgical Association and the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, among other professional societies. more


  • Director, Pediatric Surgery Residency Education
  • Director, Pediatric Surgery Delivery Systems
  • Associate Director, Surgery Clerkship
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery

Departments / Divisions



  • MD; Rutgers - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (2009)


  • General Surgery; University of Maryland Medical Center (2016)


  • Pediatric Surgery; SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital (2018)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery (Pediatric Surgery) (2019)
  • American Board of Surgery (Surgery) (2016)

Research & Publications

Clinical Trial Keywords


Selected Publications

Franklin AL, Said M, Cappiello CD, Gordish-Dressman H, Tatari-Calderone Z, Vukmanovic S, Rais-Bahrami K, Luban NL, Sandler AD. Are Immune Modulating Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms Associated with Necrotizing Enterocolitis? Sci Rep. 2015 Dec 16;5:18369.

 Said M, Cappiello C, Devaney JM, Podini D, Beres AL, Vukmanovic S, Rais-Bahrami K, Luban NC, Sandler AD, Tatari-Calderone Z. Genomics in premature infants: a non-invasive strategy to obtain high-quality DNA. Sci Rep. 2014 Mar;4(4286): 1-4.

DiChiacchio L, Cappiello CD, Greenspon J. Extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation in a neonate after air embolism during insufflation for laparoscopic peritoneal dialysis catheter placement. J Surg Case Rep. 2018 Jun 13;2018(6).

DiChiacchio L, Cappiello CD, Greenspon J. Extrapulmonary sequestration with a left internal thoracic arterial feeding vessel in an infant treated with video-assisted Thoracoscopic resection: a case report.  J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018 Jul 20;13(1):88.

Activities & Honors


  • Alpha Omega Alpha, University Of Maryland Medical Center


  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Pediatric Surgical Association
  • Alpha Omega Alpha

    Medical Honors Society

Videos & Media

Lectures and Presentations

  • The Role of TRIM21 in Necrotizing Enterocolitis.
    Podium, National, American College of Surgeons
  • Buccal Swabs: A Non-Invasive Method for Genetic Analysis In Premature Neonates.
    Podium, Regional, Eastern Society for Pediatric Research
  • ECPR for Umbilical Vein Carbon Dioxide Embolism During Insufflation for Laparoscopic Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter Placement.
    Podium, National, Annual CNMC Symposium: ECMO & the Advanced Therapies for Respiratory Failure

Patient Ratings & Comments

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to physician related questions on the national CG-CAHPS Medical Practice patient experience survey through Press Ganey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Comments are also gathered from our CG-CAHPS Medical Practice Survey through Press Ganey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

  • 4.9 Provider Explained Things Clearly
  • 4.9 Provider Listened Carefully
  • 4.8 Provider Knew Medical History
  • 5.0 Provider Showed Respect
  • 4.9 Provider Spent Enough Time
  • 4.9 Overall Rating by Patient


4.9 out of 5 (60 Ratings, 17 Comments)
    Is this you? Edit Profile
    back to top button