Talya Mandelkern, MD

Talya Mandelkern, MD
Medicine-Pediatrics Resident

Hometown: Fairfield, CT 

Hobbies/Interests: I like cooking, eating, recently starting pickling. I love being outdoors – hiking, backpacking, and biking. During quarantine, I have been learning how to play guitar and work with clay.

Travels/Languages: I lived in Israel for a year! Most recent travel was a backpacking trip through Europe. Favorite city: Amsterdam and Prague. I speak Hebrew and some Spanish!

An Interesting Fact About Yourself: I am part of the Three Rivers Incline Club (TRIC) – Pittsburgh’s premier rollerblading squad. 

Why Did You Choose UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh: UPMC Children's Hospital has the combination of amazing medicine and pediatric training in a large academic medical center, a community based MedPeds clinic, enthusiastic faculty, motivated residents, and a program that feels like family.