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Feras T. Alissa, MD

Dr. Feras T. Alissa - Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Gastroenterology
Job Title Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Gastroenterology
4401 Penn Avenue, Suite Floor 3
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
412-692-5180 Phone
412-692-7355 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School:

1995 Faculty of Medicine, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan

Residency:

2000 Jordan University Hospital, Amman, Jordan
2003 St. Joseph's Children's Hospital, Paterson, NJ

Fellowship:

2006 Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA

Memberships

  • American College of Gastroenterology (ACG)
  • North America Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN)
  • American Gastroenterology Association (AGA)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
  • Jordanian Medical Association

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)

Awards

  • Ranked 7th in High School, Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia
  • Best NICU Resident, St. Joseph's Children's Hospital, Paterson, NJ
  • Best Ambulatory Care Resident, St. Joseph's Children's Hospital, Paterson, NJ
  • Junior Clinician Award, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA

Publications

  • Santos RG, Alissa F, Reyes G, Teot L, Ameen N. Fulminant Hepatic Failure: Wilson's disease or autoimmune hepatitis? Implications for transplantation. Pediatr Transplantation 2005 Feb; 9 (1):112-116

Active Research Projects / Grants

  • Lipid abnormalities in pediatric liver and small bowel transplant patients
  • Fecal Lactoferrin and Calprotectin as indicators of intestinal inflammation in children with inflammatory bowel disease
  • Screening for genetic mechanisms for biliary Atresia (pending IRB submission)
Last Update
August 23, 2010
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