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Gina Sucato, MD, MPH

Job Title Fellowship Director, Division of Adolescent Medicine, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Job Title Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
3420 Fifth Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
412-692-6677 Phone
412-692-8584 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School:

1995 MD, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
2000 MPH, University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine


1998 Pediatrics, University of Washington


2001 Adolescent Medicine, University of Pittsburgh


  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Society for Adolescent Medicine
  • North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine


  • 2006 Best Poster, North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology 20th Annual Meeting
  • 2005-Present Best Doctors in America
  • 2006 Four Star Patient Perception Award
  • 1998-2000 Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of Washington
  • 1994 NIMH/Measy Training Grant. Division of Adolescent Medicine, University of Washington
  • 1992 Rockefeller/Pew Health of the Public Fellowship. Center for Reproductive Health Policy Research, UCSF
  • 1989 Dean's Scholar, Cornell University


  • Hamilton A, Marshal MP, Sucato GS, Murray PJ. Rett syndrome and menstruation. Accepted - in press J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 2011.
  • Adegite EA, Goyal RK, Murray PJ, Marshal M, Sucato GS. The management of menstrual suppression and uterine bleeding: A survey of current practices in the Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Consortium. Accepted- in press Pediatric Blood and Cancer 2011.
  • Marshal MP, Sucato GS, Stepp SD, Hipwell AE, Smith HA, Friedman MS, Chung T, Markovic N. Substance use and mental health disparities among sexual minority girls: Results from the Pittsburgh Girls Study. Accepted - in press J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 2011.

Research Interests

  • Extended cycling of combined hormonal contraception
  • Adoption of new methods of hormonal contraception
  • Treatment of menorrhagia and other menstrual disorders

Active Research Projects / Grants

  • Replication of Updated Interactive Video Intervention
  • HIV risk behavior and drug use over time: Syndemic production in high risk youth
  • Multicenter, open-label, randomized, controlled study to compare the effects on bone mineral density of two oral contraceptive regimens in adolescents
Last Update
July 3, 2013
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Last Update
July 3, 2013