Dr. George K Gittes MD Surgeon
Dr. George Gittes is a surgeon in Oakland, Pennsylvania. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC. He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and has been in practice for 27 years. Dr. Gittes accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 18 doctors at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and one of 44 at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC who specialize in Surgery. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.
Are you Dr. George Gittes? Claim your profile to make edits or add details. Edit Profile
Specialty & Clinical Interests
Surgeon: General Surgery, Pediatric
Education & Medical Training
University of California San Francisco Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1987 - 1994
Children's Mercy Hospital
Fellowship, Pediatric Surgery, 1994 - 1996
Harvard Medical School
Class of 1987
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 21 years in Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 8 years in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
NJ State Medical License
Active through 2015
PA State Medical License
Active through 2014
NY State Medical License
Active through 2016
Awards, Honors & Recognition
The American Society for Clinical Investigation
Publications & Presentations
M2 macrophages promote beta-cell proliferation by up-regulation of SMAD7.
Xiao, X.,Gaffar, I.,Guo, P.,Wiersch, J.,Fischbach, S.,Peirish, L.,Song, Z.,El-Gohary, Y.,Prasadan, K.,Shiota, C.,Gittes, G. K.
Pancreatic duct cells as a source of VEGF in mice.
Xiao, X.,Prasadan, K.,Guo, P.,El-Gohary, Y.,Fischbach, S.,Wiersch, J.,Gaffar, I.,Shiota, C.,Gittes, G. K.
Specific transduction and labeling of pancreatic ducts by targeted recombinant viral infusion into mouse pancreatic ducts.
Guo, P.,Xiao, X.,El-Gohary, Y.,Criscimanna, A.,Prasadan, K.,Rymer, C.,Shiota, C.,Wiersch, J.,Gaffar, I.,Esni, F.,Gittes, G. K.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access
- CIGNA PPO
- Great West PPO
- Horizon BCBS Direct Access
- Horizon BCBS HMO
- Horizon BCBS POS
- Horizon BCBS PPO
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
- United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
Help Us Keep the "U.S. News Doctor Finder" Current
If you are aware of information on this pagethat is out of date or incorrect, please let us know.
*Required Field | Your email will not be used for marketing.
Your Message Has Been Submitted
As part of our research on the correction you submitted, you may be contacted at the email address provided.
Sorry, Your Message Could Not Be Submitted
Please try again later, or E-mail your message to firstname.lastname@example.org and include the Web address (URL) of the page that contains incorrect information.
3705 5th Ave
Children's Hospital, Suite 4a485
Oakland, PA 15213
Phone: (412) 692-7291