44th Street reduced to one lane traffic on Monday and Tuesday. Please plan for delays.
Learn more >>
Children's Hospital is part of the UPMC family.
Be safe anytime, anywhere.
To find a pediatrician or pediatric specialist, please call 412-692-7337 or search our directory.
A resource for our network of referring physicians.
For more information about research, please call our main office at 412-692-6438.
Children's Hospital is ranked One of America's Best Children's Hospitals.
Spends Enough Time with You
Recommend This Provider to Family/Friends
Shows Respect to Patients
Explains in a Way You Understand
GastroenterologyPediatric GastroenterologyHepatologyTransplant Medicine
Pediatric Gastroenterology, Pediatric Transplant Hepatology, Pediatrics
University of Texas Medical Branch-GalvestonGalveston, TX
St Louis Children's HospitalSaint Louis, MO
Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMCChildren's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMCUPMC Children's Surgery Centers
Robert Squires, Jr., MD participates in two multicenter studies to define the epidemiology and outcome of acute liver failure in children and the pathogenesis of biliary atresia. Dr Squires is the principal investigator of the acute liver failure study. He heads the local project in the NIH consortium for biliary atresia.
View Dr. Squires' full list of publications from PubMed.
Robert H. Squires Jr., MD, joined Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh as clinical director, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, and director of Hepatology in 2003, bringing to the hospital extensive experience in pediatric gastroenterology, expertise in pediatric liver disease and an interest in helping children with liver disease avoid transplantation.
Dr. Squires completed his undergraduate work in his native Texas, earning a bachelor's degree from Austin College in Sherman. In 1977, he earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. He completed his internship and residency in pediatrics at St. Louis Children's Hospital, Washington University in St. Louis, where he also served as chief resident in pediatrics and completed fellowships in pediatric gastroenterology, nutrition and ambulatory pediatrics.
Five years after establishing a private practice in pediatric gastroenterology in Ft. Worth, Texas, he was recruited to develop a clinical program at Children's Medical Center in Dallas and to teach at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He was a professor of pediatrics and the director of hepatology and medical director of the Liver Transplant Program at Children's Medical Center when he left to join Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. In addition to his work at the hospital, he is a professor of pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.
Dr. Squires served as chair of the Gastroenterology Section of the American Academy of Pediatrics and was an executive council member of the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition. His research interests include fatty liver disease of childhood, clinical aspects of hepatocyte transplantation, hepatitis B and C, medical aspects of liver transplantation, and neonatal cholestasis. Dr. Squires is a national primary investigator for the National Institutes of Health-funded Pediatric Acute Liver Failure Study and is developing treatment plans for children with the disease. He is also a member of the NIH-funded Biliary Atresia Research Consortium, a national study of the serious disorder that prevents bile from leaving the liver of afflicted infants.
Patient comments are gathered from our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and are displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.
Total Comments: 0
Children's Hospital's main campus is located in the Lawrenceville neighborhood. Our main hospital address is:
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
One Children’s Hospital Way
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
In addition to the main hospital, Children's has many convenient locations in other neighborhoods throughout the greater Pittsburgh region.
With myCHP, you can request appointments, review test results, and more.
For questions about a hospital bill call:
To pay your bill online, please visit UPMC's online bill payment system.
Interested in giving to Children's Hospital? Visit Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation's website to: