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Silva A. Arslanian, MD

Job Title Chief, Weight Management and Wellness Center
Job Title Director, Pediatric Clinical and Translational Research Center
Job Title UPMC Richard L. Day Endowed Chair in Pediatrics
Job Title Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
4401 Penn Avenue, Suite Floor 3
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
412-692-5170 Phone
412-692-8531 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School:

1978 American University of Beirut School of Medicine, Beirut, Lebanon


1980 American University Hospital of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon


1984 Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA


  • The American Diabetes Association
  • American Pediatric Society
  • Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society
  • Midwest Society for Pediatric Research
  • Pittsburgh Pediatric Society
  • Eastern Society for Pediatric Research
  • International Diabetes Federation
  • The International Study Group on Diabetes in Children and Adolescents (ISGD)
  • Society for Pediatric Research
  • The Endocrine Society
  • AADE

Board Certifications

  • VQE
  • FLEX
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatrics
  • Endocrine Subspecialty Board of American Board of Pediatrics

Research Interests

  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Diabetes Mellitus (non-insulin dependent)
  • Obesity
  • Minority Groups
  • Insulin Resistance
  • Hyperinsulinemia
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
  • Adipose Tissue
  • Energy Metabolism

Clinical Specialties

  • Pediatric endocrinology
Last Update
October 21, 2010
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Last Update
October 21, 2010