Doctors and Staff

Meet the Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery Team

Children’s Hospital’s divisions of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery and Urology comprise the Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery Center.

Stefan Scholz, MD, PhD, FACS, FAAP

Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery
Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Glenn M Cannon, MD

Division of Pediatric Urology
Associate Professor of Urology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery

Kelly Austin, MD, MS, FACS, FAAP

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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Geoffrey James Bond, MD

Transplant Director, Pediatric Intestinal Care Center, University of Pittsburgh, Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute
Assistant Professor in Transplant Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute
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Barbara A. Gaines, MD

Clinical Director, Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery
Director, Trauma and Injury Prevention
Program Director, Pediatric Surgery Training Program
Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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George Kingsley Gittes, MD

Benjamin R. Fisher Chair of Pediatric Surgery and Surgeon-in-Chief
Director, Pediatric Surgical Research
Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Aviva Lynn Katz, MD, MA, FACS, FAAP

Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Director, Ethics Consultation Service
Vice Chair, IRB Review Board, Committee G
Director, Consortium Ethics Program
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Kevin P Mollen, MD

Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery
Samuel P. Harbison Assistant Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Michael Jason Morowitz, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Douglas A. Potoka, MD, FACS, FAAP

Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Indranil Sau, MBBS, MS, MRCS, FRCS

Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Division of Pediatric Urology

Steven G. Docimo, MD

Chief Medical Officer, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
President, Children’s Community Pediatrics
Professor of Urology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Michael C. Ost, MD

Chief, Division of Pediatric Urology
Vice-Chairman, Department of Urology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Associate Professor of Urology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Francis X. Schneck, MD

Clinical Director, Division of Pediatric Urology
Associate Professor of Urology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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