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Specialty:

Surgery

Secondary Specialty:

Pediatric Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery

Board Certifications:

  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Surgery

Education:

MD, Harvard Medical School Boston, MA

Residency:

University of California at San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

Fellowships:

Childrens Mercy Hospital
Kansas City, MO

Affiliations:

Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
UPMC Children's Surgery Centers

Languages:

Spanish

George Kingsley Gittes, MD

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Benjamin R. Fisher Chair of Pediatric Surgery and Surgeon-in-Chief
Director, Pediatric Surgical Research
Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

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Biography

Research Interests

Smad regulation of pancreatic islet formation

View Dr. Gittes' full list of publications from PubMed.

Biography Summary

Dr. Gittes came to Pittsburgh in 2005 from Children’s Mercy Hospital and the University of Missouri Kansas City School Hospital and the University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, where he held the Thomas M. Holder/Keith of Medicine, where he held the Thomas M. Holder/Keith W. Ashcraft Chair in Pediatric Surgical Research. He has long been actively involved in mentoring the next generation of scientific researchers.

Dr. Gittes was the 2005–06 president of the Society of University Surgeons and is professor of Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

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