Dr. Kishore Vellody MD Pediatrician

Dr. Kishore Vellody is a pediatrician in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and is affiliated with Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. He received his medical degree from University of Illinois College of Medicine and has been in practice for 12 years. Dr. Vellody accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 254 doctors at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC who specialize in Pediatrics.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatrician: General Pediatrics

Education & Medical Training

Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals
Residency, Pediatrics, 2002–2005

University of Illinois College of Medicine
Class of 2002

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 8 years in Pediatrics

PA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Skewed differentiation of bone marrow CD34+ cells of tumor bearers from dendritic toward monocytic cells, and the redirection of differentiation toward dendritic cells by 1alpha,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3.
Young, M. R., Wright, M. A., Vellody, K., Lathers, D. M.

Protein phosphatase-2A associates with the cytoskeleton to maintain cell spreading and reduced motility of nonmetastatic Lewis lung carcinoma cells: the loss of this regulatory control in metastatic cells.
Jackson, J., Meisinger, J., Patel, S., Lim, Z. C., Vellody, K., Metz, R., Young, M. R.

Stimulation of immune suppressive CD34+ cells from normal bone marrow by Lewis lung carcinoma tumors.
Wright, M. A., Wiers, K., Vellody, K., Djordjevic, D., Young, M. R.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Oregon PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • ODS Network
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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