Cassandra Formeck, MD

Cassandra Formeck, MD

Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA

College/Medical School: University of Pittsburgh/The Ohio State University School of Medicine

Residency: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OH

Career/Research Interests: I plan to pursue an academic career in Pediatric Nephrology.  In additional to clinical care, I hope to perform clinical research.  My research interests are in acute kidney injury and urinary tract infections.

Hobbies/Interests: I love to travel and to be out in nature.  My husband and I take trips whenever we can to visit our national parks and go hiking.  I am an avid cook and always enjoy trying new foods.  My favorite ways to relax are through yoga or sitting down to read a good book.

S.O./Married/Kids/Pets: I am married to my incredible husband Ryan.  We have a cat named Charcoal.

Travel/Languages: I have been to 13 countries and look forward to visiting many more over my lifetime.  I only speak English, but I would love to learn Spanish and Italian.

Likes About Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC: I love the people of Pittsburgh and Children's Hospital.  I love that I live in a small city, but have the opportunity to experience a wide variety of art, culture, history, and great food.