Doctors and Staff

Alexis Fertig, MD | Psychiatry

Alexis Marianna Fertig, MD
Director, Eating Disorders Program Department of Psychiatry
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic

Joshua Hefferen | Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Josh Hefferen, LCSW
Director, Outpatient Services
UPMC Center for Eating Disorders


Children’s Pine Center Staff

  • Samantha Albert, MS, RD, LDN
  • Marissa Barash, PsyD
  • Josh Hefferen, LCSW
  • Lindsey Nelis, MS
  • Danelle Perkins, LCSW
  • Joanne Smith, BA
  • Rebekah Ventura, LPC
  • Erica Wolf, BA

Oakland Staff

  • Tim Hamill, MSW
  • Kristen Hasco, MS
  • Patty Iampietro, LDN
  • Michelle Mikels, LCSW
  • Stephanie Murray, MSW
  • Stacey Setterberg. RD, LDN
  • Dianne Smith-Hawkins, BA
  • Hannah Spiegel, LCSW 
  • Darrin Tidrick, BS
  • Melanie Wood, CRNP