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David Orenstein, MD

Job Title Director, Antonio J. and Janet Palumbo Cystic Fibrosis Center
Job Title Antonio J. and Janet Palumbo Professor of Cystic Fibrosis, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Job Title Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Job Title Professor of Health and Physical Education Activity (Exercise Physiology), University of Pittsburgh School of Education
Job Title Affiliate Faculty Member, University of Pittsburgh Center for Bioethics and Health Law
Job Title Principal Investigator (Pediatrics), Therapeutics Development Center (Cystic Fibrosis Foundation)
4401 Penn Avenue, Suite Floor 3
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
412-692-8736 Phone
412-692-6645 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School:

Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
 

Residency:

Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, Cleveland, OH
 

Fellowship:

Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, Cleveland, OH
 

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Pulmonology

Awards

  • 2013 Named in Pittsburgh Magazine’s “Best Doctors” list
  • Antonio J. and Janet Palumbo Endowed Chair in Cystic Fibrosis
  • 2003 Man of the Year in Science and Medicine, Vectors/Pittsburgh
  • Best Doctors in America (listed in 1992-2008)
  • Breath of Life Award, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Western Pennsylvania Chapter
  • 2006 Hans Wessel “Lifetime Commitment to Cystic Fibrosis” Award, Cystic Fibrosis Institute, presented at CFI Winter Retreat, Hoffman Estates, IL
  • North Plainfield (NJ) High School Alumni Association Hall of Fame
  • The first annual Phillip George Lectureship in Pediatric Pulmonology, LeBonheur Children’s Medical Center and University of Tennessee Medical Center, Memphis, TN
  • The 2008 Stephanie Lynn Kossoff Memorial Lecture (Thirtieth Annual), Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital of New York-Presbyterian and Department of Pediatrics, College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University. New York, NY.
  • 2008 Patient Satisfaction Award (ranked first among all Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh attending physicians)
  • The Elisa Klein Lectureship, University of Massachusetts School of Medicine, Worcester

Publications

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

Books

  • Cystic Fibrosis: A Guide for Patient and Family.  Raven Press. New York, 1989.
  • Cystic Fibrosis: A Guide for Patient and Family: Update for second printing, Raven Press. New York, 1992
  • Cystic Fibrosis: A Guide for Patient and Family. Second Edition. Lippincott-Raven. New York, 1997.
  • Treatment of the Hospitalized Cystic Fibrosis Patient. Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York, 1998.
  • Cystic Fibrosis Medical Care. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, 2000.
  • Cystic Fibrosis: A Guide for Patient and Family. Third Edition. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Philadelphia, 2004.

     

Active Research Projects / Grants

  • Self-regulated exercise in CF: A randomized trial (Principal Investigator; NIH R01)
  • Therapeutics Development Center (PI, pediatrics); part of national Therapeutics Development Network
  • Determination of Genotype in Patients With Cystic Fibrosis (local Co-Investigator)
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October 1, 2013
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