University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Pediatrics

Bio for Niels Giddins, M.D.
Niels Giddins, M.D.

Niels Giddins, M.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics

Contact Information
Office Location:
The University of Vermont Children's Hospital, Patrick 581, 111 Colchester Ave., Burlington, VT 05401


Fellowship, American Academy of Pediatrics (1999)
Fellowship, American College of Cardiology (1990)
Fellowship, Division of Medicine, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (1988)
Fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology, Texas Children's Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas (1987)
Fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology, Izaak Walton Killam Children's Hospital, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada (1985)
Residency in Pediatrics, Alberta Children's Hospital, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada (1984)
Internship in Medicine, Toronto General Hospital, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada (1982)
M.D., Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada (1981)

Research Interests

Research and Clinical Interests:

Late cardiovascular effects of pediatric cancer treatment
Modalities for pulmonary hypertension in children
Electronic medical records
Standardized clinical assessment & management plans (SCAMPsĀ®)
Pediatric pacing

Academic Appointments

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, The Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at The University of Vermont, Burlington, VT (2007-present)

Clinical Appointments

Attending Physician, Pediatric Cardiology, The University of Vermont Children's Hospital (2007-present)
Associate Medical Staff, Pediatric Cardiology, Gifford Medical Center (2008-present)

Awards and Honors

Recognized Professional of Extraordinary Ability, United States Immigration and Naturalization Service (2001)
Paul Harris Fellow, Rotary Foundation of Rotary International (2001)
Izaak Walton Killam Board of Governors Fellowship (1984-85)
Queen's University Tricolour Scholarship (1975-77)


Link to Publications