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The Children's National Research Institute

Research Profile

Research Interests

  • Blood clots in post-cardiac surgical patients
  • Single ventricle heart disease
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Post-cardiopulmonary bypass care

Education & Training

  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Critical Care, Children's National Hospital, Washington, DC (2014-2016)
  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Cardiology, Children's National Hospital, Washington, DC (2011-2014)
  • Residency Program, Pediatrics, Connecticut Children's Medical Center, Hartford, CT (2008-2011)
  • M.D., Albany Medical College, Albany, NY (2004-2008)
  • B.S., Biology/Philosophy, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA (2000-2004)

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences


Jason T. Patregnani is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the George Washington University and an attending Physician in the Cardiac Intensive Care Medicine at Children's National Hospital. He completed his residency in Pediatrics at Connecticut Children's Hospital and fellowships in Pediatric Cardiology and Critical Care medicine at Children's National Hospital.

In addition to his clinical care of children with congenital heart disease, Dr. Patregnani has spent the majority of his other profession time conducting research within the center of Genetic Medicine. His main focuses include understanding and preventing blood clots in children undergoing cardiac surgery, how to improve the care of the lungs and other end organs after cardiopulmonary bypass as well as understanding how different immunologic pathways influence how severity of illness in  infants with bronchiolitis.

Research & Publications