Dr. Feras Tawfiq Al-Issa MD Pediatric Gastroenterologist

Dr. Feras Al-Issa is a pediatric gastroenterologist in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He received his medical degree from University of Jordan Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 19 years.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Gastroenterologist: General Pediatric Gasteroenterology

Education & Medical Training

St Joseph's Hospital & Medical Center
Residency, Pediatrics, 2000 - 2003

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Fellowship, Pediatric Gastroenterology, 2003 - 2006

University of Jordan Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1995

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Nephrology

MA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Update on progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis.
Alissa, F.T., Jaffe, R., Shneider, B.L.

Fulminant hepatic failure: Wilson''s disease or autoimmune hepatitis? Implications for transplantation.
Santos, R. G., Alissa, F., Reyes, J., Teot, L., Ameen, N.

Increased expression of peripheral blood leukocyte genes implicate CD14+ tissue macrophages in cellular intestine allograft rejection.
Ashokkumar, C., Ningappa, M., Ranganathan, S., Higgs, B. W., Sun, Q., Schmitt, L., Snyder, S., Dobberstein, J., Branca, M., Jaffe, R., Zeevi, A., Squires, R., Alissa, F., Shneider, B., Soltys, K., Bond, G., Abu-Elmagd, K., Humar, A., Mazariegos, G., Hakonarson, H., Sindhi, R.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • IBC Keystone HMO / POS
  • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United - River Valley Neighborhood Health Partnership
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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