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Sara Silvestri, MD, FAAP

Sara Silvestri, MD
Job Title Assistant Professor, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
4401 Penn Avenue, Suite Floor 3
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
412-692-5180 Phone
412-692-7355 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School:

2005 University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA


2008 Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA


  • American Medical Association
  • Allegheny County Medical Society
  • American Academy of Pediatrics

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certification
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support Certification


  • 2003-2004 Honors earned in Pediatric Acting Internship, Psychology portion of Clinical Neurosciences, Pathology, Outpatient Child Psychology, Pediatric Infectious Disease, Critical Care Medicine
  • 2003-2004 High Honors earned in Pediatric Infectious Disease, Clinical Neurosciences, Adult Inpatient Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatric Inpatient Medicine, Surgery and Perioperative Care, Family Medicine Clerkship and Ambulatory Care Clerkship
  • 2003-2004 Ferrante Scholarship
  • 1997-2002 Valspar Scholarship
  • College Chemistry Award, Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh
  • Phi Sigma Iota
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Allegheny Alden Scholar
  • Omicron Delta Kappa  
  • Lambda Sigma
  • 1998-2000 Allegheny Doane Scholar
  • 1998–2000 Who’s Who among Students in American Universities and Colleges
  • 1998, 2000 Allegheny Distinguished Alden Scholar


  • Znosko, B.M., Silvestri, S.B., Volkman, H., Boswell, R., Serra, M.J. “Thermodynamic Parameters for an Expanded Nearest-Neighbor Model for the Formation of RNA Duplexes with Single Nucleotide Bulges,” Biochemistry, 41, 10406-10417, 2002.
  • Silvestri, S.B., Carrau, R.L., Peel, R., Hunt, J.L. “Spindle Cell Carcinoma of the Larynx with Actinomyces Chondritis of the Larynx and Trachea,” Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg, 134, 345-347, 2006.

    View Dr. Silvestri's full list of publications from PubMed.
Last Update
July 18, 2012
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Last Update
July 18, 2012