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Dena Hofkosh, MD

Dena Hofkosh, MD
Job Title Director, Pediatric Residency Program, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Job Title Pediatric Co-Director, Triple Board Residency Program, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Job Title Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Job Title Courtesy Staff, Magee-Womens Hospital
3420 Fifth Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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Education and Training

Medical School:

1979 New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY
 

Residency:

1982 Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
 

Fellowship:

1984 Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Memberships

  • American Academy of Pediatrics, Fellow
  • Association of Pediatric Program Directors, Board of Directors
  • Ambulatory Pediatric Association
     

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
  • National Board of Medical Examiners, Diplomate
  • Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs, PA; Medicine Licensure

Awards

  • Ambulatory Pediatric Association, National Faculty Development Scholar
  • 2004 Award for Outstanding Clinical Care, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
  • 2005-2007 Award for Top Doctors Selected by Pittsburgh Magazine
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Academy of Master Educators

Biography Summary

Dena Hofkosh, MD, is a developmental-behavioral pediatrician in the Child Development Unit at Children's Hospital of UPMC, specializing in the assessment of infants and young children with developmental disorders including cerebral palsy, autism spectrum disorders and global developmental delay. She also works as a general pediatrician in the Primary Care Center of Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC where she teaches and supervises medical students and residents. She is the Pediatric Residency Program Director, and the pediatric co-director of the Residency Program in Pediatrics/General Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

Dr. Hofkosh received a bachelor's degree in English and Biology at New York University College of Arts and Sciences, where she was graduated Cum Laude in 1975. She attended Medical School at New York University School of Medicine, graduating in 1979. She completed her Pediatric Residency and a fellowship in Ambulatory and Community Pediatrics at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.

Dr. Hofkosh is board certified in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities in addition to being certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.

Last Update
June 19, 2012
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