Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery Doctors and Staff

Meet the Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery Team

Children’s Hospital’s divisions of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery and Urology comprise the Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery Center.

Stefan Scholz, MD, PhD, FACS, FAAP

Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery
Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Kelly Austin, MD, MS, FACS, FAAP

Director, Colorectal Center for Children and Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery
Surgical Director, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Program Director, Surgical Critical Care, Residency Program
Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Geoffrey Bond, MD

Surgical Director, Intestinal Care and Rehabilitation Center, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Assistant Professor in Transplant Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute
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Glenn Cannon, MD

Chief, Division of Pediatric Urology
Associate Professor of Urology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Rajeev Chaudhry, MD

Assistant Professor of Urology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Kevin Mollen, MD

Surgical Director, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Samuel P. Harbison Assistant Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Michael Morowitz, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Douglas Potoka, MD, FACS, FAAP

Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Indranil Sau, MBBS, MS, MRCS, FRCS

Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Francis X. Schneck, MD

Clinical Director, Division of Pediatric Urology
Associate Professor of Urology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Barbara A. Gaines, MD

Clinical Director, Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery
Director, Trauma and Injury Prevention
Program Director, Pediatric Surgery Fellowship
Professor of Surgery and Clinical and Translational Science, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery

George Kingsley Gittes, MD

Director, Richard King Mellon Institute for Pediatric Research
Benjamin R. Fisher Chair of Pediatric Surgery
Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Surgeon-in-Chief Emeritus and Co-scientific Director, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
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Barbara A. Gaines, MD

Clinical Director, Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery
Director, Trauma and Injury Prevention
Program Director, Pediatric Surgery Fellowship
Professor of Surgery and Clinical and Translational Science, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Kelly Austin, MD, MS, FACS, FAAP

Director, Colorectal Center for Children and Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery
Surgical Director, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Program Director, Surgical Critical Care, Residency Program
Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Geoffrey Bond, MD

Surgical Director, Intestinal Care and Rehabilitation Center, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Assistant Professor in Transplant Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute
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Serena Hsi Ju Chan, MD

Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Marcus Malek, MD, FACS, FAAP

Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Director, Pediatric Surgical Oncology
Attending Surgeon, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
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Kevin Mollen, MD

Surgical Director, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Samuel P. Harbison Assistant Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Michael Morowitz, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Douglas Potoka, MD, FACS, FAAP

Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Ward Richardson, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Indranil Sau, MBBS, MS, MRCS, FRCS

Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Stefan Scholz, MD, PhD, FACS, FAAP

Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery
Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Kristen Eberlein, DNP, CRNP, FNP-C

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Melanie Asche Jung, CRNP

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Christine McKenna, MSN, CRNP

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Marissa Narr, DNP, CRNP

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Division of Pediatric Urology

Glenn Cannon, MD

Chief, Division of Pediatric Urology
Associate Professor of Urology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Rajeev Chaudhry, MD

Assistant Professor of Urology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Janelle Fox, MD

Assistant Professor of Urology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Francis X. Schneck, MD

Clinical Director, Division of Pediatric Urology
Associate Professor of Urology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Katharine Carter, PA-C

Clinical Assistant Professor, Chatham University Physician Assistant Studies
Visiting Lecturer, University of Pittsburgh Physician Assistant Program
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Susan Kasubick-Tillman, PA-C

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Dana Casciato, CRNP

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Kathleen Perich, CRNP

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