Department of Surgery

George K. Gittes, MD

  • Chief, Division of Pediatric Surgery
  • Benjamin R. Fisher Chair in Pediatric Surgery, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
  • Surgeon-in-Chief, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
  • Director of Surgical Research, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
  • Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics

Education & Training

  • AB, Harvard College
  • MD, Harvard Medical School
  • Surgery Residency, University of California, San Francisco
  • Research Fellowship, Hormone Research Institute and The Gastrointestinal Research Laboratories, University of California, San Francisco
  • Pediatric Surgery Fellowship, Children’s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City

Representative Publications

Dr. Gittes' publications can be reviewed through PubMed.

Research, Clinical, and/or Academic Interests

Smad regulation of pancreatic islet formation

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