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Charles R. Fitz, MD

Job Title Professor of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
4401 Penn Avenue, Suite Floor 2
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
412-692-5515 Phone
412-692-6929 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School:

1962 University of Michigan


1970 Pediatric Radiology and Pediatric Neuroradiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
1971 Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto


1971 Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto


  • Society of Pediatric Interventional Radiology, Charter Member
  • Radiological Society of America
  • American Society of Neuroradiology, Senior Member 
  • Society for Pediatric Radiology
  • Founding member, American Society of Pediatric Neuroradiology
  • Founding member, Eastern Neuroradiology Society
  • American College of Radiology
  • Pennsylvania Radiological Society
  • European Society for Pediatric Radiology

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Radiology


  • 2013-2014 for Best Doctors in Pittsburgh
  • 2004-2014 for Best Doctors in America
  • Special Recognition Award, ASPNR
  • Cum Laude Award, RSNA Poster
  • Cum Laude Award, ASNR Poster
  • Award winning paper, Society of Pediatric Radiology


  • Baskin KM, Hunnicutt CT, Beck ME, Cohen ED, Crowley JJ, Fitz CR. Long-term central venous access in high-risk pediatric patients: conventional versus antibiotic-impregnated catheters.  J Vasc Interv Radiol. Accepted for publication Nov 2013.
  • Fink EL, Panigrahy A, Clark RS, Fitz CR, Landsittel D, Kochanek PM, Zuccoli G. Regional brain injury on conventional and diffusion weighted MRI is associated with outcome after pediatric cardiac arrest. Neuorcrit Care, 2012 Apr 26.
  • Cahill AM, Baskin KM, Kaye RD, Fitz CR, Towbin RB. Transgluteal approach for draining pelvic fluid collections in pediatric patients. Radiology. 2005 Mar;234(3):893-8. Epub 2005 Jan 21.
  • Cahill AM, Baskin KM, Kaye RD, Fitz CR, Towbin RB. CT-guided percutaneous lung biopsy in children. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2004 Sep;15(9):955-60.

    View Dr. Fitz's full list of publications from PubMed.

Active Research Projects / Grants

  • Myelomeningocele Repair Clinical Trial. Radiology Review, Consultant, George Washington University, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Md.
  • Molecular Neurodevelopment: An In Vivo 31P-1H MRSI. Consultant, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Neurophysics
  • Manuscript Reviewer for American Journal of Neuroradiology, Radiology, Pediatric Radiology, and JVIR

Last Update
July 11, 2014
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Last Update
July 11, 2014