Endocrinology Doctors and Staff

Children’s endocrinologists provide consultative and long-term management of diabetes and work together with diabetes nurse educators, dietitians, social workers and other to create an individualized treatment plan for each patient. Children’s researchers are continually conducting investigations to understand better the causes of childhood diabetes in the hope of preventing the disorder and finding a cure.

Clinical Faculty

Radhika H Muzumdar, MD

Chief, Pediatric Endocrinology
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Cell Biology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Luigi Garibaldi, MD

Clinical Director, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology
Professor, Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Hebatullah M Ismail, MBBCh, MSc, PhD

Clinical Director, Diabetes Center, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Pediatric Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes Mellitus, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Silva Arslanian, MD

Scientific Director and Principal Investigator, Center for Pediatric Research in Obesity and Metabolism
Director, Pediatric Clinical and Translational Research Center
UPMC Richard L. Day Endowed Chair in Pediatrics
Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Natalie Hecht Baldauff, MD

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Dorothy Becker, MD

Director, Diabetes Program at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Professor of Pediatrics, The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Ingrid Libman DeGordon, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Oscar Escobar, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Amanda Flint, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Nursen Gurtunca, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Kara Hughan, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Amy M. Jean, MD

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Amr Morsi, MD

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Pushpa Viswanathan, MD

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Selma F. Witchel, MD

Director, Pediatric Endocrinology, Fellowship Training Program, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Associate Professor with Tenure, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Erica Cordell, CRNP

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Brittaney Moore, CRNP

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Elizabeth Smith, CRNP

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Kathleen Sorkin, CRNP

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Diana DeArment, PA-C

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Kirsten Walther, PA

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Haley White, PA

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Faculty and Staff

Vered Lewy-Weiss, MD
Pushpa Viswanathan, MD

Research Faculty

Janice Dorman, MD, PhD
Thomas Foley, MD
Ronald LaPorte, MD, PhD
Trevor Orchard, MD
William Rudert, MD, PhD
Mark A. Sperling, MD