Dr. Michael J. Morowitz MD Surgeon

Dr. Michael Morowitz is a surgeon in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and 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 Duke University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 16 years. He is one of 20 doctors at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and one of 46 at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: Pediatric

Education & Medical Training

University of Pennsylvania Health System
Residency, General Surgery, 1998–2005

University of Alabama Medical Center
Fellowship, Pediatric Surgery, 2005–2007

Duke University School of Medicine
Class of 1998

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Pediatric Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

PA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

Acute appendicitis in children is associated with an abundance of bacteria from the phylum Fusobacteria.
Zhong, D.,Brower-Sinning, R.,Firek, B.,Morowitz, M. J.

Proceedings of the A.S.P.E.N.-Sponsored Workshop: The Interface Between Nutrition and the Gut Microbiome: Implications and Applications for Human Health.
Alverdy, J.,Gilbert, J.,Defazio, J. R.,Sadowsky, M. J.,Chang, E. B.,Morowitz, M. J.,Teitelbaum, D. H.

The Hospital Microbiome Project: Meeting report for the 2nd Hospital Microbiome Project, Chicago, USA, January 15(th), 2013.
Shogan, B. D.,Smith, D. P.,Packman, A. I.,Kelley, S. T.,Landon, E. M.,Bhangar, S.,Vora, G. J.,Jones, R. M.,Keegan, K.,Stephens, B.,Ramos, T.,Kirkup, B. C.,Levin, H.,Rosenthal, M.,Foxman, B.,Chang, E. B.,Siegel, J.,Cobey, S.,An, G.,Alverdy, J. C.,Olsiewski, P. J.,Martin, M. O.,Marrs, R.,Hernandez, M.,Christley, S.,Morowitz, M.,Weber, S.,Gilbert, J.

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