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Specialty:

Surgery

Secondary Specialty:

Pediatric Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Critical Care

Board Certifications:

  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Surgical Critical Care

Education:

MD, Temple University School of Medicine Philadelphia, PA

Residency:

Childrens Mercy Hospital
Kansas City, MO
University Hospital of Cleveland/Case Western
Cleveland, OH
Childrens Mercy Hospital
Kansas City, MO

Affiliations:

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

Kelly Austin, MD, MS, FACS, FAAP

Doctor

Program Director, Surgical Critical Care, Residency Program
Surgical Director, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Co-Surgical Director of the Intestinal Care and Rehabilitation (ICARE) Center
Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

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Biography

Research Interests

  • Spatial Colonic Expression of Adiponectin in Normal, Inflamed and Hirschsprung's Disease Models in Mice.
  • Comparison of GFAP Expression and Mucosal Mast Cell Numbers in Pediatric Intestinal Diseases
  • Laparoscopic patch repair of diaphragmatic hernias with Surgisis
  • Ischemia/reperfusion: a clinically relevant model of intestinal injury yielding systemic inflammation
  • The interaction of the enteric nervous system and intestinal inflammation, specifically; the interaction of the enteric glia cells and the intestinal barrier in Hirschsprung's Enterocolitis
  • Intestinal permeability in animal model of Hirschsprung's Enterocolitis short bowel syndrome, omegaven, and intestinal care

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