Biography: Carissa M. Baker-Smith, MD, MPH

Carissa M. Baker-Smith, MD, MPH
  • Director of Pediatric Preventive Cardiology
  • Nemours/Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children
  • Wilmington, DE

I am a board certified and nationally recognized pediatric cardiologist (preventive cardiology) who specializes in the management of youth with risk factors for premature cardiovascular disease (CVD), including obesity, systemic hypertension, and dyslipidemia. I currently serve as Director of Pediatric Preventive Cardiology at Nemours/Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children (AIDHC), a top 50 US News and World Report Pediatric Cardiology and Heart Surgery program. My research interests include use of telehealth for provision of preventive cardiology care, dietary intervention strategies for management of dyslipidemia and identification of barriers to health equity.

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