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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

Residency:

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

Fellowship:

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

Memberships

  • 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

Awards

  • 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

Publications

  • 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.
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March 15, 2010
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