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Melissa A. Vitale, MD

4401 Penn Avenue, Suite Floor 1
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
412-692-8431 Phone
412-692-5558 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School:

2003 Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD


2006 Pediatrics, Penn State Children’s Hospital, Hershey, PA


2009 Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA


  • Region III Ambulatory Pediatric Association Research Award
  • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, Franklin and Marshall College
  • Graduated Summa Cum Laude, Franklin and Marshall College


  • Fluck RA, PA Leber, JD Lieser, SK Szczerbicki, JG Varnes, MA Vitale, EE Wolfe.  Choline conjugates of auxins. I. Direct evidence for the hydrolysis of choline-auxin conjugates by pea cholinesterase.  Plant Physiology and Biochemistry. 2000; 38: 301-308.
  • Vitale MA, S Rzucidlo, ML Shaffer, GD Ceneviva, NJ Thomas.  The impact of pediatric trauma in the Amish community.  Journal of Pediatrics.  2006; 148: 359-65.

    View Dr. Vitale's full list of publications from PubMed.
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December 22, 2009
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Last Update
December 22, 2009