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Charles R. Fitz, MD

Job Title Director of Neuroradiology
Job Title Director of Interventional Radiology, Department of Pediatric Radiology
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


  • Radiological Society of America
  • Senior member, American Society of Neuroradiology
  • 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
  • Society of Chairmen of Radiology, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Radiology


  • 2004, 2005 Cited in "Best Doctors in America"
  • 2002, 2003 Cited in "Best Doctors in Pittsburgh," Pittsburgh Magazine
  • Special Recognition Award, ASPNR
  • Cum Laude Award, RSNA Poster
  • Cum Laude Award, ASNR Poster
  • Award winning paper, Society of Pediatric Radiology


  • 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.
  • Kapoor V, Flom L, Fitz CR. Oropharyngeal fetus in fetu. Pediatr Radiol. 2004 Jun;34(6):488-91. Epub 2004 Jan 23.

    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
February 27, 2014
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Last Update
February 27, 2014