Adam Elisha, DO, Rheumatology, Pittsburgh, PA, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Adam Y Elisha, DO

Rheumatology Pittsburgh, PA

Spondyloarthropathy, Vasculitis

Rheumatology Fellow

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  • Adam Elisha, D.O. recently completed his residency in internal medicine at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, WA. Dr. Elisha subsequently recently received his independent practitioner license for the state of Washington.

    Dr. Elisha attended the University of Toronto in Toronto, Ontario for his undergraduate education. Dr. Elisha majored in neuroscience and political science. He was awarded an Honors Bachelor of Science (H.B.Sc) degree as well as Dean's List distinction. 
    Before attending medical school, Dr. Elisha spent two years teaching physics to underserved teenagers in downtown Toronto, Ontario.
    Dr. Elisha attended Midwestern University (Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine) for his medical education.
    Upon completing medical school, Dr. Elisha continued his medical training as an internal medicine resident in Spokane, Washington at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center, a University of Washington affiliate program.
    Dr. Elisha is passionate about preventative health care and assisting his patients achieve both short and long term optimization of their health and well-being. Dr. Adam Elisha is a member of the American College of Physicians (ACP) and the American College of Rheumatology (ACR). His current academic interests include hospital medicine and spondyloarthropy research, particularly novel therapeutics.
    Further, Dr. Elisha has a strong interest in addiction medicine and harm reduction approaches to combat the growing opioid epidemic in the United States. He recently completed additional training and received certification from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and is now authorized to prescribe bupenorphine for medication assisted treatment (MAT) for those suffering from opioid addiction. 

    Dr. Elisha will be continuing his training in rheumatology as a fellow at the Univsersity of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) in September 2017.

Education & Training

  • University of Pittsburgh Medical CenterUniversity of Pittsburgh Medical CenterFellowship
  • Sacred Heart Medical CenterResidency
  • Arizona College of Osteopathic MedicineArizona College of Osteopathic MedicineMedical School
  • University of TorontoUniversity of TorontoOther Training

Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical LicensePA State Medical License 2017 - 2018
  • WA State Medical LicenseWA State Medical License 2017 - 2018
  • InactiveInactive OR, 2016 - 2016
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • National Gold Pin Recipient Council of Osteopathic Student Government Presidents, 2012

Publications & Presentations

  • Abstracts/Posters
  • Heroin and Proteinuria Elisha A, American College of Physicians Regional Meeting, Seattle, WA, 11/2015
  • Lectures
  • Another Case of Low Back Pain Spokane, WA - 2/8/2017
  • Neuropsychiatric Manifestations of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Spokane, WA - 1/20/2016

Grant Support

  • Scholarship RecipientScaife Foundation


  • President, Midwestern University Psychiatry Club 2011 - 2012

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Other Languages

  • Hebrew

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