Doctors and Staff

Meet the Nephrology Team

Carlton M Bates, MD

Chief, Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Michael L. Moritz, MD

Clinical Director, Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Medical Director, Pediatric Dialysis, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Demetrius Ellis, MD

Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Dana Young Fuhrman, DO, MS

Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Jacqueline Ho, MD

Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Abhinav Humar, MD

Thomas E. Starzl Professor of Transplantation Surgery
Division Chief, Transplant Surgery, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Clinical Director, Starzl Transplantation Institute
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Yosuke Miyashita, MD

Director, Pediatric Hypertension Clinic, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Christina R Nguyen, MD

Medical Director, Pediatric Kidney Transplant, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Agnieszka Swiatecka-Urban, MD

Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Associate Professor of Cell Biology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Abhay Narain Vats, MD

Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Clinical Support Staff

Mary Jo Grosso, RN, MSN
Clinical Nurse Specialist

Neelam Katyal
Nutritionist

Emily Standridge
Social Worker

Marilyn Cieri
Practice Manager

Debra Jo Bills, RN
Gina Doyle, RN
Allison Moninger, RN
Transplant Coordinators

Carol Reitmeyer, RN, BSN