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View Dr. Scholz's full list of publications from PubMed.
Dr. Scholz joined Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, in May 2011. He has expanded the minimally invasive program and established pediatric surgical endoscopic single incision and robotic programs. He has focused on clinical research in both areas. Dr. Scholz has been involved in the NIH-funded Childhood Liver Disease Research Network (ChiLDReN) and is the surgical co-investor for Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.
Dr. Scholz has established a Clinic for Pectus excavatum and carinatum patients and has given invited international presentations on the subject. He is working to introduce telemedicine technology into the pediatric surgical practice. Dr. Scholz was invited to contribute to the standard pediatric surgery textbook as well as a pocket book for surgical trainees. Dr. Scholz has lectured locally, nationally and internationally to faculty, surgical and medical trainees, medical students and nurses. He was invited as faculty to teach a select group of national surgical residents in minimally invasive training courses organized by SAGES. Dr. Scholz is actively involved in fellow, resident, medical student and nurses training throughout the hospital and university, lecturing on the pediatric surgical service, the clinic, the operating room and in didactic teaching conferences. He has mentored residents and medical students in clinical research.
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Total Comments: 16
Physician was very friendly and considerate of both me and my child. Would refer friends and family,
All very good.
By far the best Dr and staff.
We loved Dr. Scholz! He was so kind and to a ton of time with us! We did not feel rushed at all! 5 stars for him thats for sure!
Dr. Sholtz put my son at ease and took time to answer all questions and concerns. Never felt rushed.
I could not say enough about Dr. Scholz. He is a amazing doctor that has ALWAYS gone above and beyond for not just our daughter but our family. His skill and attention to detail are just a few of the things that make him great. He has greatly improved my daughters quality of life and we will forever be grateful.
Everyone was great
They did call to say the doctor would be late due to being in surgery that morning. Great doctor.
We are always amazed at the exceptional care we have received from Dr Scholz and his team. They are top notch and we are so lucky to have been treated by them. Our questions and concerns are ALWAYS top priority and answered right away. We have never felt rushed or a inconvenience. We have since transferred our remaining children care to CHOP. (and we live 2 hours away) We couldn't be happier with the care we experienced. Our family finally after 10 long months feels like we can breathe thanks to this team.
Our daughter has multiple doctors but Dr. Sholtz is by far our favorite. He is kind, competent, and very professional. He always listens, is never condescending (as some Dr.s have been) and always makes us feel at ease. My husband and I have both said how lucky we are that he is our daughters surgeon.
Dr. Scholz was excellent!
excelent services! thanks!!!
Great. Dr. Scholz is awesome
Dr. Scholtz is an incredible provider. he sat down with us, played with my son to make him more comfortable, listened to everything I had to say, and discussed the plan completely. he knew my sons history before coming in the room and didn't even touch the computer to chart but made full eye contact with us and engaged the whole time.
Dr. Scholz is absolutely amazing. he showed genuine care about my son
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