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George Gittes, MD

George Gittes, MD

General Surgery Oakland, PA

Chief of Surgery, Children's Hospital of Pittburgh

Office Address

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  • 3705 5th Ave
    Children's Hospital, Suite 4a485
    Oakland, PA 15213
    Phone: (412) 692-7291

Dr. Gittes's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • General Surgery: General Surgery, Pediatric

Dr. Gittes's Education & Medical Training

  • Children's Mercy HospitalChildren's Mercy HospitalFellowship, Pediatric Surgery
  • University of California San Francisco Medical CenterUniversity of California San Francisco Medical CenterResidency, General Surgery
  • Harvard Med SchHarvard Medical SchoolMedical School

Dr. Gittes's Certifications & Licensure

  • WV State Medical LicenseWV State Medical License2008 - 2014
  • OH State Medical LicenseOH State Medical License2008 - 2015
  • PA State Medical LicensePA State Medical License2005 - 2014
  • American Board of SurgeryAmerican Board of SurgerySurgery, 1995
  • American Board of SurgeryAmerican Board of SurgeryPediatric Surgery, 1998

Dr. Gittes's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • The American Society for Clinical InvestigationElected MemberThe American Society for Clinical Investigation, 2006
  • American Academy of PediatricsFellow (FAAP)American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American College of SurgeonsFellow (FACS)American College of Surgeons

Dr. Gittes's Publications & Presentations

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Grant Support

  • SMAD Regulation Of Pancreatic Islet Formation
    SMAD Regulation Of Pancreatic Islet FormationNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
    2009 - 2011
  • Activin VS BMP Signaling In Pancreatic Lineage Selection
    Activin VS BMP Signaling In Pancreatic Lineage SelectionNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
    2005 - 2008
  • Activin VS BMP Signaling In Pancreatic Lineage Selection
    Activin VS BMP Signaling In Pancreatic Lineage SelectionNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
    2004 - 2004
  • Tfg-Beta Isoform Signaling In Pancreatic Development
    Tfg-Beta Isoform Signaling In Pancreatic DevelopmentNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
    2002 - 2004
  • Selection And Ex Vivo Culture Of Islet Stem Cells
    Selection And Ex Vivo Culture Of Islet Stem CellsNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
    2001 - 2002
  • Beta-Cell Differentiation: Role Of The SMAD Network
    Beta-Cell Differentiation: Role Of The SMAD NetworkNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
    2001 - 2002
  • Mesenchymal Inducers Of Beta Cell Differentiation
    Mesenchymal Inducers Of Beta Cell DifferentiationNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
    1999 - 2000
  • Mesenchymal Inducers Of Beta Cell Differentiation
    Mesenchymal Inducers Of Beta Cell DifferentiationNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
    1999 - 1999

Dr. Gittes's Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Spanish

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

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

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