Sophia Rifkin, MD

Sophia Rifkin, MD

Hometown: St. Louis, MO

College/Medical School: Brandeis University (BS), Rosalind Franklin University (MS), Sackler School of Medicine – New York State/American Program (MD)  

Hobbies/Interests: I enjoy running, baking, playing tennis, hiking, attending Broadway shows, and watching reality TV. Most important of all, I love spending time with my family and giggling with my son!

Travels/Languages: I lived in Israel for 4 years! I have also traveled to Bermuda and Niagara Falls.

An Interesting Fact About Yourself: I once went repelling off the side of a crater in the middle of a desert!

Why Did You Choose UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh: Throughout my interview day at UPMC Children's Hospital, I immediately felt welcomed and at home! All the residents, faculty, and administration were kind, humble, enthusiastic, and down to earth. I knew I would not only receive amazing training to prepare me for my future career, but also gain an extended family!