Our Doctors

The Neurovascular Center of Excellence at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh provides world-class care. Doctors across the U.S. refer patients to us for further assessment and treatment of complex neurovascular conditions.

Our experts treat young people up to the age of 23 with diseases affecting the brain and spine's blood vessels.

Stephanie Greene, MD

Co-Director, Neurovascular Center of Excellence
Director of Vascular Neurosurgery
Director of Perinatal Neurosurgery
Pediatric Neurosurgery Fellowship Director
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Professor of Neurological Surgery
Vice Chair for Education
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Alhamza Al-Bayati, MD

Co-Director, Neurovascular Center of Excellence
Director, Pediatric Neuroendovascular Surgery
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Associate Director, Neuroendovascular & Stroke Fellowships, UPMC Stroke Institute
Assistant Professor of Neurology & Neurosurgery
University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine
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Dana Cummings, MD, PhD

Director, Pediatric Stroke Program
Director, Clinical Research, Division of Child Neurology
Director, Pediatric Neurology Residency Curriculum
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Elissa K Ortolani, MD

Co-Director, Pediatric Stroke Program
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Arvind Hoskoppal, MD

Director, UPMC Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program
Co-director, UPMC Aortic Center
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Rachel Diane Torok, MD

Director, Pediatric Connective Tissue Disease/Aortopathy Clinic
Heart Institute
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Suneeta Madan-Khetarpal, MD

Clinical Director, HHT Center of Excellence
Assistant Program Director, Medical Genetics Fellowship
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Ophthalmology, and Human Genetics
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health
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Meghan McCormick, MD

Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Frederico Xavier, MD, MS

Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Associate Medical Director
Hemophilia Center of Western Pennsylvania
Associate Professor of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Amit Sinha, MD

Associate Division Chief
Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Lauren Ashley Kremm, DO

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Michael Paldino, MD

Chief, Pediatric Neuroradiology
Director of Pediatric Imaging Research
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Associate Professor of Radiology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Subramanian Subramanian, MD

ABR Dianostic Radiology
CAQ Pediatric Radiology
CAQ Pediatric Neuroradiology
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Assistant Professor of Pediatric Neuroradiology and Pediatric Radiology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Gamma Knife® Radiosurgery Doctors and Staff

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Constantinos George Hadjipanayis, MD, PhD

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L. Dade Lunsford, MD

Director Emeritus, UPMC Center for Image Guided Neurosurgery
Associate Resident Director
Chair, UPMC Technology and Innovative Practice Committee
Lars Leksell and Distinguished Professor
Department of Neurological Surgery
Professor of Radiation Oncology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Ajay Niranjan, MD

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HHT Center of Excellence of UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh Doctors and Staff

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Suneeta Madan-Khetarpal, MD

Clinical Director, HHT Center of Excellence
Assistant Program Director, Medical Genetics Fellowship
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Ophthalmology, and Human Genetics
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health
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Andrew McCormick, MD

Director, Healthy Transitions Program, Down Syndrome Center, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Medical Director, UPMC Vascular Anomalies Center
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Vascular Anomalies Center Doctors and Staff

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Andrew McCormick, MD

Director, Healthy Transitions Program, Down Syndrome Center, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Medical Director, UPMC Vascular Anomalies Center
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Meghan McCormick, MD

Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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Frederico Xavier, MD, MS

Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Associate Medical Director
Hemophilia Center of Western Pennsylvania
Associate Professor of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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