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Pediatric Services at UPMC in South Central Pa.

Whether your child needs emergency treatment, an expert diagnosis, or a basic check-up, we’re here for you. The children’s health specialists at UPMC Pinnacle can provide the expert, personal care your child needs.

Along with routine and inpatient pediatric care, we offer a full range of services and programs especially for kids and their families.

Children’s Specialty Medical Services

UPMC Children’s Specialty Services in Lemoyne offers expert care and pediatric surgery for children with a variety of health conditions, such as:

  • Anemia and other blood diseases
  • Diabetes
  • Digestive disorders
  • Epilepsy and other nervous system disorders
  • Heart problems
  • Rare brain diseases

Autism Assessment and Support

If your child needs autism support services, you can count on PinnacleHealth Psychological Associates (PHPA) to provide the best care.

Our examiners and licensed clinical psychologists will assess your child and provide ongoing treatment, if needed.

Resources for Children and Families

At UPMC Pinnacle, we offer a variety of resources and supportive services for children and their caregivers, such as:

  • Car Seat Inspection and Safety
  • Children and Teen Center
  • Children’s Resource Center (CRC)
  • Health and Wellness for Kids
  • Infant Development Program
  • REACCH (HIV Resources)

Why Choose UPMC Pinnacle for Your Child’s Care?

At UPMC Pinnacle. we offer:

  • Complete care tailored to your child. Our providers understand the unique health care needs of children. That's why we provide kid-friendly care tailored to your child's needs.
  • Family-friendly services. We've designed our full range of health care services and resources with infants, children, teens — and their families — in mind.
  • A team-approach. Whether your child has a common or complex condition, you can count on our team to provide expert care close to home. And since we're partners with UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, we have access to their experts and resources if we need them.

Our Children's Health Experts

Find a UPMC Pediatrics Provider in South Central Pa.

  • Maria S. Angelova, MD
  • Steven A. Black, MD
  • Andrea L. Burks, DO
  • Michael W. Consevage, MD
    Pediatric Cardiology
  • Amy L. DeLuca, DO
  • Cynthia T. DeMuth, MD
  • Alissa M. Guarneri, MD
    Pediatric Endocrinology
  • Naazneen Iqbal, MD
  • Sreenath Raghunath Joshi, MD
  • Dale E. King, MD
    Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Ameet Kumar, MD
  • Kelly R. Leite, DO
  • Marita E. Lind, MD
  • Meghan C. McCormick, MD
    Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
  • Olubunmi O. Orekoya, MD
  • Sunil Patel, MD
    Pediatric Cardiology, Adult Congenital Heart Disease specialist
  • Tarun Saha, MD
  • Levi C. Shelton, MD
    Child Neurology
  • Craig A. Shrift, MD
  • Judith M. Stranko, DO
    Pediatrics, Developmental Pediatrics
  • Whitney M. Sunseri, MD
    Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Natalie Swartzentruber, MD
  • Melencio Chan Ventura, MD
  • Katherine Vu-Boast, MD
    Pediatric Endocrinology
  • Christopher H. Zachary, MD
    Pediatric Cardiology
  • Kayla L. Beard, CRNP
  • Ellen M. Dyer, CRNP
  • Christina L. Howard, CRNP
  • Brittany A. Karchner, CRNP
  • Andrew J. Krantz
  • Michelle N. Melville, CRNP
  • Kaitlyn M. Palkon, CRNP
  • Kristy Joy Shellenberger, PA-C
  • Jennifer D. Trygar, CRNP
  • Mary P. Twomey, CRNP


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