Division Chief, Pediatric Critical Care
Medical Director, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

Critical Care, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, PICU



Aaron R. Zucker, MD


Education: BS, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1974

MD, Hahnemann Medical College of Drexel University, 1978
Residency: Pediatrics, University of Chicago/Wyler Children’s Hospital, 1978-1981
Fellowship: Pediatric Critical Care, Children’s National Medical Center, 1981-1983

Board Certifications

Pediatric Critical Care

Faculty Appointment

Professor of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine


Manages infants and children with lung diseases, shock, trauma, brain injury, and
multi-organ failure.

Published Research

  • Zucker AR, Gondolesi GE, Abbott MA, Decker R, Fishbein TM. Liver-Intestine Transplant From a Pediatric Donor With Unrecognized Mitochondrial Succinate Cytochrome C Reductase Deficiency. Transplantation, 79(3):356-358, 2005.
  • Carroll CL, Stoltz N, Schramm CM, Zucker AR. Beta-2 Adrenergic Receptor Polymorphisms Affect Response to Treatment in Children with Severe Asthma Exacerbations. Chest 2009; 135:1186-1192.
  • Carroll CL, Spinella PC, Corsi JM, Stoltz P, Zucker AR. Emergent endotracheal intubation in children: careful if it's late when you intubate. Pediatr Crit Care 2010; 11(3):343-348.
  • Carroll CL, Sala K, Zucker AR, Schramm CM. Beta-adrenergic receptor polymorphisms and response to therapy in pediatric status asthmaticus: a prospective cohort study. Pediatr Pulmonology 2012; 47(3): 233-239.