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Hala Tfayli, MD

4401 Penn Avenue, Suite Floor 3
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
412-692-5170 Phone
412-692-5834 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School:

2001 American University of Beirut, School of Medicine, Beirut, Lebanon


2005 Pediatrics, SUNY Upstate Medical University-University Hospital, Syracuse, NY


2008 Pediatric Endocrinology, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA
 Advanced Fellowship in Obesity, Insulin Resistance and Metabolism, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA


  • Middle East Medical Assembly
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Endocrine Fellows Foundation
  • Endocrine Society
  • American Diabetes Association
  • Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society
  • American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatric Endocrinology
  • E.C.F.M.G.
  • USMLE Step1-3
  • Clinical Skills Assessment Test
  • Neonatal Advanced Life Support
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support


  • 1994-1997 American University of Beirut Student Scholarship
  • 1997-2001 American University of Beirut Medical Student Scholarship
  • PL1 Excellence in Teaching Award, SUNY Upstate Medical University
  • PL2 Excellence in Teaching Award, SUNY Upstate Medical University
  • Emergency Department Excellence in Service Award, SUNY Upstate Medical University
  • Among 20 participants selected from around the world to attend the International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes Science School


  • Tfayli H, Arslanian S. The Metabolic Syndrome and Menstrual Health in Adolescents. Annals of New York Academy of Sciences 1135:85-94, 2008.
  • Tfayli H, Bacha F, Gungor N, Arslanian S. Phenotypic Type 2 Diabetes in Obese Youth: Insulin Sensitivity and Secretion in Islet-cell Antibody Negative vs. Antibody Positive Patients. Diabetes 58:738–744, 2009.
  • Tfayli H, Arslanian S. Pathogenesis of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Youth: The Evolving Chameleon. Brasilian Archives of Endocrinology and Metabolism 53(2):165-74, 2009.

    View Dr. Tfayli's full list of publications from PubMed.
Last Update
March 15, 2010
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Last Update
March 15, 2010