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Niels G. Giddins, MD

Pediatric Cardiologist
Associate Professor


Pediatric Cardiology



111 Colchester Avenue
Main Campus, Specialty Center
Burlington,  Vermont  05401


  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont
Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Biographical Information

Dr. Niels Giddins is a pediatric cardiologist at the University of Vermont Children’s Hospital and associate professor at the Larner College of Medicine at UVM in Burlington, VT. He treats patients with conditions such as congenital heart disease, pediatric arrhythmias (heart rhythm disorders), heart failure and cardiomyopathy. He specializes in procedures such as echocardiography and pediatric exercise stress testing.

Dr. Giddins finds joy in working with and relating to children, especially in the cardiovascular field where so many tremendous scientific advances are impacting patient care so dramatically. He enjoys seeing a child grow up, with the potential for a great and fulfilling life, after facing sometimes incredible challenges. He values partnering with his patients, their families and caregivers who all work together to create the best possible outcomes.

Learn more about pediatric cardiology at the University of Vermont Children’s Hospital.


Clinical Interests

  • General Pediatric Cardiology
  • Non-invasive Imaging

Special Procedures

Echocardiography, Pediatric Exercise Stress Testing

Research Interests

Late Cardiovascular Effects of Pediatric Cancer Treatment, Pulmonary Hypertension, Medical Record Privacy, Electronic Medical Records,


Texas Children's Hospital - Pediatric Cardiology
Dalhousie Medical School - Pediatric Cardiology
Alberta Children's Hospital - Pediatrics - Primary Care
Toronto General Hospital - Internal Medicine - Primary Care
Medical School
Queen's University - Medical Doctor

Board Certifications

Member Board
American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatric Cardiology


Primary Language