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Luigi R. Garibaldi, MD

Job Title Clinical Director, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology
Job Title Professor, Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
4401 Penn Avenue, Suite Floor 3
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
412-692-5170 Phone
412-692-5834 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School:

1973 University of Genoa, Italy


1978 Pediatrics Residency, Gaslini Institute and Children's Hospital, Genoa, Italy
1985 Pediatrics Residency, C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor


1982 Fellowship in Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolic Disorders, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children and Temple University, Philadelphia
1987 Research Associate/Research Fellow in Pediatric Endocrinology, Wyler Children's Hospital, the University of Chicago


  • Endocrine Society
  • Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society
  • Society for Pediatric Research


  • Tsigos C, Tsiotra P, Garibaldi LR, Stravridis JC, Chrousos GP, Raptis SA: Mutations of the ACTH receptor gene in a new family with isolated glucocorticoid deficiency. Mol Genet Metab. 71:646-50, 2000
  • Garibaldi LR: Disorders of Pubertal Development. In Behrman R Editor, Nelson's Textbook of Pediatrics, 17th Edition, Saunders Co., Philadelphia, 2004.
  • Garibaldi LR, Myers SE, Weber C, Clifton DK, Aceto Jr, T: Clinical and hormonal predictors of impaired height potential in girls with central precocious puberty. Pediat Res 37:89A, 1995.

Research Interests

  • Precocious and delayed puberty
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
  • Prader-Willi Syndrome

Biography Summary

Dr. Garibaldi joins Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC as clinical director of the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology. He comes from New Jersey, where he was section chief of the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology at the St. Barnabas Medical Center, St. Barnabas Health Care System and the Children's Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center.

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November 16, 2009
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Last Update
November 16, 2009