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Point-of-Care Ultrasound in Acute Neonatal AscitesRamgopal S, Scholz S, Marin JRPediatr Emerg Care2017 Aug;33(8):599-601
The clinical presentation and surgical management of adnexal torsion in the pediatric and adolescent populationRossi BV, Ference EH, Zurakowski D, Scholz S, Feins NR, Chow JS, Laufer MRJ Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol;2012 Apr;25(2):109-13
Surgery for portal hypertension in childrenScholz S, Sharif KCurr Gastroenterol Rep;2011 Jun;13(3):279-85
Outcomes analysis after percutaneous abdominal drainage and exploratory laparotomy for necrotizing enterocolitis in 4,657 infantsChoo S, Papandria D, Zhang Y, Camp M, Salazar JH, Scholz S, Rhee D, Chang D, Abdullah FPediatr Surg Int2011 Jul;27(7):747-53
Dr. Scholz joined Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, in May 2011. He has expanded the minimally invasive program and established pediatric surgical endoscopic single incision and robotic programs. He has focused on clinical research in both areas. Dr. Scholz has been involved in the NIH-funded Childhood Liver Disease Research Network (ChiLDReN) and is the surgical co-investor for Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.
Dr. Scholz has established a Clinic for Pectus excavatum and carinatum patients and has given invited international presentations on the subject. He is working to introduce telemedicine technology into the pediatric surgical practice. Dr. Scholz was invited to contribute to the standard pediatric surgery textbook as well as a pocket book for surgical trainees. Dr. Scholz has lectured locally, nationally and internationally to faculty, surgical and medical trainees, medical students and nurses. He was invited as faculty to teach a select group of national surgical residents in minimally invasive training courses organized by SAGES. Dr. Scholz is actively involved in fellow, resident, medical student and nurses training throughout the hospital and university, lecturing on the pediatric surgical service, the clinic, the operating room and in didactic teaching conferences. He has mentored residents and medical students in clinical research.
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Total Comments: 33
Dr. Scholz & his team were AMAZING. My daughter has Crohn's. Dr. performed an ileocecectomy on 9/27, & my daughter was back in school in only 1 week and was nominated Homecoming Queen 2 weeks to the day after her surgery! Dr. Scholz was kind, considerate, caring & confident! We highly recommend Dr. Scholz!
the care provider was excellent with my child and my child really liked the provider
We were referred to this provider by our local pediatrician and he was very friendly and informative. He explained what he thought was best and was patient with the questions that I had along with being very good and understanding with our daughter who doesn't like strangers.
Highly recommend, he was patient and very personable
The provider was great with my daughter, very professional, and caring. Explained everything to me very clearly and listened to my concerns and answers.
We absolutely LOVE Dr. Scholz. He is very kind, professional, and an overall Wonderful Person.
great provider and carefully listened to my concerns about my daughter
Dr. Scholz is a warm and gentle man who treated me with respect. He was great at explaining the issue and giving me advice for the future. I would definitely recommend him to anyone needing his expertise.
Excellent physician!! He took the time to explain everything in a way that my 11-year-old child understood. Most importantly, he told my son that the option for surgery was his and would be done when he was ready. It's an elective surgery.
always fabulous care with Children's. We have seen Dr. Srinath, and Dr. Scholz. Both are professional, caring, empathetic, and thorough
Dr Sholz is the best pediatric surgeon.
The only bad thing is we waited almost an hour after the scheduled time of the appointment plus we were told to come 15 minutes early to do paper work which was mailed and we completed, so we didn't have to come 15 minutes early. The good thing was that the provider was very nice and explained things well and listened to our concerns.
We were pleasantly surprised how quickly we we were able to get our appt. Dr Scholtz even took an extra step to get us scheduled same day with the orthotics to be sized because we drove 4 hrs one way to UPMC
dr. scholtz was very informative on our daughter's condition and explained the surgery very well. took the time to answer any questions we had.
Never rushed me, took his time to answer all my questions.
Other than waiting one hour past our appointment time, we were very pleased.
Doctor came in quickly, was not left waiting in exam room long like some offices. He was very kind and explained the plan of care well.
Dr. Sholtz continues to be amazing.my son is 20 and I want him to continue to see Dr. Shultz forever due to his complex history.
My son has been a patient of Dr. Scholz since he was born and as always he has been absolutely the best medical professional I have ever dealt with. He is direct with what his plan is and what he thinks is the best option, he does not dance around questions which is very appreciated, and always goes above and beyond for us. the nurse was not around to take us over and get the next surgery scheduled so he personally strolled my son over with me to handle this.
Dr. Scholz was awesome, he was kind, knowledgeable, wonderful bedside manner. My daughter was in excruciating pain and Dr. Scholz relieved her of her pain and talked to he the entire time while preforming the procedure. I am also a UPMC health provider at Presbyterian Hospital, I have to say I felt comfortable and got excellent care from Dr. Scholz and his staff. Please give him the feedback that he is doing an AWESOME job and we should have more doctors like him!!!
he was very thorough with any and all questions we had. very respectful. favorite doctor we've seen by far.
appreciate Dr Scholz expertise. We feel confident in the care that he provides and the recommendations that he has made.
thre office wait was long as we went to wexford, we're usually go to the main hospital. we're still continue to go to the main hospital. we love him as our Dr./surgeon
the doctor was very kind and thorough
very friendly and easy to talk to
This was the first time that we have met or been seen by Dr. Scholtz. He was very friendly and kind and his light-hearted personality put both patient and mom at ease. The same should be said for the nurse who assisted him. I would definitely seek him out should we have future need. Also, we were scheduled on half a days notice and did not have to wait once we arrived. Turned a dreaded situation into no big deal.
He put my concerns at ease and helped to answer any questions that I had.
very professional and answered all questions that we had.
he is awesome and best provider.
Dr Scholz was extremely professional. He explained the procedure thoroughly, listened to our questions, and answered everything in a manner that was easy to understand. He was amazing with our very frightened daughter and was able to ease her fears a bit as well as ease our minds. I would recommend Dr Scholz to anyone!
initial appointment. went well.
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