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Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Doctors and Staff

Doctors

Thomas Diacovo, MD
Chief, Division of Newborn Medicine, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Director of Neonatal CV Research, Heart Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Direct

 

 

 

Jennifer Kloesz, MD 
Associate Chief, Department of Pediatrics, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
Medical Director, NICU, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Program Director, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship Program

 

 

 

Beverly S. Brozanski, MD
Professor of Pediatrics, Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Assistant Research Faculty, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital Research Institute
Clinical Director, NICU, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

 

 

 

Abeer Azzuqa, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine 
Associate Medical Director of NICU, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
Director, Neonatal Telemedicine Program, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
Medical Director, UPMC Advanced Practice Provider Neonatal Residency Program
Neonatology Consultant/Liaison, Newborn Nurseries, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital

 

 

Melissa Riley, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Medical Director Neonatal Transport Services, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Medical Director Neonatal Outreach, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Associate Medical Director of NICU, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

 

 


 

Arcangela Balest, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital, Westmoreland Hospital

 

 

 

 

Michael J. Balsan, MD 
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Clinical Director, NICU, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital, UPMC Hamot
Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital, UPMC Hamot
Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Erie, Pennsylvania

 

 

Greg A. Barretto, Jr., MD
Regional Medical Director, Division of Newborn Medicine, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Medical Director, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Wheeling Hospital, Wheeling, WV

 

 

 

 

Carmela Coppola, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UPMC Mercy
Neonatologist Pediatrix Medical Group, UPMC Pinnacle Harrisburg Hospital
Staff Neonatologist, Pediatrix Medical Group, UPMC Pinnacle Lititz Hospital, Lititz, PA

 

 

 

 

Carol Gilmour, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Clinical Director, NICU, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital, UPMC Hamot
Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital, UPMC Hamot
Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Erie, Pennsylvania

 

 

Edward Hurley, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

 

 

 

 

John Ibrahim, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

 

 

 

 

Laura Jackson, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

 

 

 

 

James Kiger, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Medical Director of Neonatal Respiratory Therapy and Care (Division of Newborn Medicine), University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Co-Medical Director of Respiratory Care, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

 

 

 

Liza Konnikova, MD
Assistant Professor, tenure stream, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Assistant Professor, Department of Developmental Biology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Assistant Professor, Department of Immunology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Graduate Faculty, Graduate Program in Integrative Systems Biology at the School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Graduate Faculty, Program in Microbiology and Immunology at the School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

 

 

Karena Lawrence, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Newborn Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

 

 

 

Bianca LoVerde, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Director of NICU Resident Education, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

 

 

 

 

Burhanuddin Mahmood, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Newborn Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Clinical Director, Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) Program, NICU, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

 

 

Sharmila Nanda, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

 

 

 

 

Ifeyinwa Nwankwor, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UPMC Hamot

 

 

 

 

 

Brighid O’Donnell, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Newborn Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Medical Director of The Children’s Home

 

 

 

 

Mohammad Riaz, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UPMC Hamot

 

 

 

 

 

Kathleen Schwabenbauer, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Newborn Medicine, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital

 

 

 

 

Richard Telesco, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine 
Associate Clinical Director, NICU, Division of Newborn Medicine, UPMC Hamot

 

 

 

 

Kalyani Vats, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Developmental Biology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Medical Director Delivery room, Triage, and Emergency Antenatal Consult Service (DTAC), UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
Co-Director Center for Advanced Fetal Diagnostics, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital

 

 

Jon F. Watchko, MD
Professor (with Tenure) Department of Pediatrics, Division of Newborn Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

 

 

Carey Welsh, MD
Assistant Professor, Division of Newborn Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

 

 

 

 

Andrea Willeitner, MD
Assistant Professor, Division of Newborn Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Westmoreland Hospital 

 

 

 

 

Toby Debra Yanowitz, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Newborn Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Assistant Professor of Clinical and Translational Science Institute, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Investigator Magee-Womens Research Institute

 

 

Jennifer Zank, MD
Assistant Professor, Division of Newborn Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

 

 

 

Staff

Roberta Bell
Clinical Nurse Leader

Lynn Cimino, RN, MBA 
Manager, Patient Care Services, NICU

Karen Ewing, MSN, CRNP 
Director, Patient Care Services, NICU

Amy Farren
Clinical Nurse Leader

Katherine Hinch
Clinical Education Specialist

Cheryl Milford, EdS 
Neonatal psychologist

Patricia O'Neil
Clinical Nurse Leader

Lisa Spinneweber
Clinical Nurse Leader

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