Our Doctors and Staff

Meet Our Pediatric Surgery Team

George K 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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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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Kelly Miller 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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Luis De La Torre, MD

Founding Director, Colorectal Center for Children
Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Aviva L 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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Marcus M Malek, MD, FAAP

Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Director, Pediatric Surgical Oncology
Attending Surgeon, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
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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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Ward M Richardson, MD

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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Stefan Scholz, MD, PhD, FACS, FAAP

Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery
Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Farzad Esni, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh
Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of Pittsburgh
Assistant Professor, Department of Developmental Biology, University of Pittsburgh
Principal Investigator, Pediatric Surgery, John G. Rangos Sr. Research Center, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
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Staff

Marissa Narr, DNP, CRNP
  Marissa Narr, DNP, CRNP
Margaret Reck, MSN, CRNP
  Margaret Reck, MSN, CRNP