Laura West, MD

Laura West, MD
First Year Fellow

Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA

College/Medical School: The College of Wooster/University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Residency: UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh

Career/Research Interests: Food allergies, asthma, immunodeficiency 

Hobbies/Interests: Playing sports (volleyball, basketball, tennis and golf), rooting for Pittsburgh sports teams (Go Stillers, Pens, and Buccos!), singing and playing piano, spending time with friends and family, cooking and traveling

S.O./Married/Kids/Pets: Married 

Travels/Languages: I love to travel and have been fortunate to have volunteered at medical clinics in Haiti, Honduras, and Guatemala.  Languages: English

Likes About UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh: Children’s is a great place to train with a supportive learning environment and collegial academic culture.  I feel fortunate every day to work with wonderful faculty, fellows, residents, nurses, and staff.  Also, Pittsburgh is my hometown and an amazing city – great neighborhoods, sports teams, food, and friendly people!