Naomi Gunawardena, MD

Naomi Gunawardena, MD

Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA

College/Medical School: Carnegie Mellon University, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Hobbies/Interests: Tennis, yoga, reading contemporary fiction

Travels/Languages: Sri Lanka, Spain, Italy, Greece, Nicaragua, Honduras, Qatar/Some Sinhalese, Spanish

An Interesting Fact About YourselfI have a bacteriophage (a virus that infects bacteria) named after me – Phage Guna – that I isolated and sequenced in a class in college.

Likes About UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh: I had amazing interactions with everyone here at UPMC Children's that I worked with as a Pitt medical student, and I was excited to have the opportunity to receive world class training in pediatrics in such a special city!