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Abeer Azzuqa, MD

Job Title Associate Medical Director, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
Job Title Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine UPMC Newborn Medicine Program
300 Halket St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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412-641-5313 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School:

1997 Faculty of Medicine, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan


2002 Jordan University Hospital, Amman, Jordan
2003 St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital, Paterson, NJ
2004 Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA
2005 Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA


2008 Neonatal Perinatal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA


  • American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
  • Jordanian Medical Association

Board Certifications

  • ECFMG Certificate
  • High Specialization Degree of Pediatrics    
  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • USMLE Step I-III
  • USMLE Clinical Skill Assessment


  • Annual Senior Resident Award in Neonatology, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
  • Advanced Research Fellowship Award, Children Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
  • Outstanding Neonatologist of the Year, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Active Research Projects / Grants

  • Testing the hypothesis that the multidrug resistance transporter P-glycoprotein (Pgp) acts to inhibit cellular apoptosis induced by bilirubin
  • Demographic, metabolic, and genomic description of neonates with severe hyperbilirubinemia
Last Update
December 15, 2014
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Last Update
December 15, 2014