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Andrew Urbach, MD

Andrew Urbach, MD

Pediatrics Pittsburgh, PA

Associate Chief Medical Officer, Professor, Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Office Address

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  • 4401 Penn Avenue
    Faculty Pavillion 3rd Floor
    Pittsburgh, PA 15224
    Phone: (412) 692-5135
    Fax: (412) 692-7038

Dr. Urbach's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Pediatrics: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Dr. Urbach's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Professor of PediatricsUniversity of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    Pittsburgh, PA
    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (1983-1989); Associates of Pediatrics (1989-1997)
  • Associate Chief Medical OfficerChildren's Hospital of Pittsburgh
    Pittsburgh, PA
    Director of Clinical Service (1998-2002); Assistant Medical Director for Clinical Excellence (2002-2006); Interim Medical Director (2006); Medical Director for Clinical Excellence (2007-2011); Medical Director for External Affairs (2011-2012)
  • Staff MemberThe Children’s Home and Lemieux Family Center
    Pittsburgh, PA

Dr. Urbach's Education & Medical Training

  • Children's Hospital - PittsburghChildren's Hospital - PittsburghChief Residency, Pediatrics
  • Children's Hospital - PittsburghChildren's Hospital - PittsburghResidency, Pediatrics
  • SUNY Buffalo Sch of Med & BiomedicalSUNY Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical SciencesMedical School
  • University of RochesterUniversity of RochesterOther Training, BA, Biology

Dr. Urbach's Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical LicensePA State Medical License1980 - 2014
  • American Board of PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsPediatrics, 1984
  • American Board of PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsPediatric Critical Care Medicine, 1987

Dr. Urbach's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Health Execnews.com - Lead Physician Designer10th Most Beautiful Hospital in the WorldHealth Execnews.com - Lead Physician Designer, 2012
  • Professional Research Consultants Inc, 2005Four Star PediatricianProfessional Research Consultants Inc, 2005, 2006
  • CHP Service Star – Nominee1999
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Dr. Urbach's Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • An unusual case of relapsing myositis in a twelve year old child.Lucas KG, Urbach AH, Clin Pediatr 1993; 32:438-442
  • Human immunodeficiency virus type I from children with or without AIDS have similar in vitro biologic properties.Gupta P, Urbach A, Cosentino L, Brooks I, Thampatty P, Brady M, AIDS 1993; 7:1561-1564
  • Proteus syndrome: Emphasis on the pulmonary manifestations.Newman B, Urbach AH, Orenstein D, Dickman PS, Pediatr Radiol 1994; 24:189-193
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Books/Book Chapters

  • Hepatic Transplantation.Chapter: Pediatric Hepatology: A three year experience with pediatric liver transplantation with cyclosporine and steriodsPage 61 - 73
    Zitelli BJ, Malatack JJ, Urbach AH, Gartner JC Jr, Shaw W Jr, Iwatsuki S, Starzl TE
    Editors: Winter PM, Kang YG.Praeger Special Studies, Philadelphia, PA
  • Renal- Genitourinary Disorders: Progression, Replacement Therapy, Growth.Chapter: Pediatric liver transplantation: Prospects for linear growth
    Urbach AH, Gartner JC Jr, Malatack JJ, Zitelli BJ, Starzl TE
    Editors: Strauss J.University of Miami Press, Miami
  • Atlas of Pediatric Physical Diagnosis.Chapter: Pediatric Rheumatology
    Urbach AH
    Editors: Zitelli BJ, Davis HW.CV Mosby Co, St. Louis, and Gower Medical Publishing, New York
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Abstracts/Posters

  • Pediatric liver transplantation with cyclosporine and steroids.Zitelli BJ, Gartner JC Jr, Malatack JJ, Urbach AH, Shaw BW, Iwatsuki S, Starzl TE, 87th Ross Conference on Pediatric Research, Neonatal choles- tasis: causes, syndromes, therapies, Litchfield Park, Arizona
  • Pediatric Hepatology: A three year experience with pediatric liver transplantation with cyclosporine and steriods.Zitelli BJ, Malatack JJ, Urbach AH, Gartner JC Jr, Shaw W Jr, Iwatsuki S, Starzl TE, First Symposium on Anesthesia and Liver Transplantation, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Pediatric Liver Transplantation.Zitelli BJ, Gartner JC Jr, Malatack JJ, Urbach AH, Miller JH, Williams L, Kirkpatrick B, Breenig MK, HO M, European Symposium on Liver Transplantation in Children; Brussels, Belgium
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Lectures

  • Growth in children treated with cyclosporine after liver transplantation.Pediatric Nephrology Seminar XIII: Renal-GU Disorders, Miami, Florida
  • Late complications of liver transplantation in children.Conference on Management of the Liver Transplant Patient, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Approach to Pharangitis.Seminars for the Practicing Physician, Pittsburgh, PA
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Other

  • Scabies.Urbach AH, Review of Pediatrics, National Self-Assessment Examination Program
  • Pinworms.Urbach AH, Review of Pediatrics, National Self-Assessment Examination Program

Dr. Urbach's Professional Memberships

  • FellowAmerican Academy of Pediatrics - AAPFellow

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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