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Clint Daniel Cappiello, M.D.

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Assistant Professor of Surgery


Expertise: 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


The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance)

1800 Orleans St.
The Charlotte R. Bloomberg Children's Center Building
Baltimore, MD 21287 map



  • Assistant Professor of Surgery

Departments / Divisions



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


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


  • Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital - SMM Health / Pediatric Surgery (2018)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery / Surgery (2016)

Research & Publications

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 (01/01/1900)
  • Buccal Swabs: A Non-Invasive Method for Genetic Analysis In Premature Neonates.
    Podium, Regional, Eastern Society for Pediatric Research (01/01/1900)
  • 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 (01/01/1900)

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