Dr. Raquel Marie Forsythe MD Surgeon

Dr. Raquel Forsythe is a surgeon in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC and UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside. She received her medical degree from Stony Brook University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 17 years. Dr. Forsythe accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 44 doctors at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC and one of 61 at UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery, Pediatric

Education & Medical Training

UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School
Residency, General Surgery, 1997 - 2003

University of Tennessee
Fellowship, Surgical Critical Care, 2003 - 2004

Stony Brook University School of Medicine
Class of 1997

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 21 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 8 years in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Angiography for blunt splenic trauma does not improve the success rate of nonoperative management.
Harbrecht, B.G., Ko, S.H., Watson, G.A., Forsythe, R.M., Rosengart, M.R., Peitzman, A.B.

Nonoperative management of severe blunt splenic injury: are we getting better?
Watson, G.A., Rosengart, M.R., Zenati, M.S., Tsung, A., Forsythe, R.M., Peitzman, A.B., Harbrecht, B.G.

Lymph from a primate baboon trauma hemorrhagic shock model activates human neutrophils.
Deitch, E.A., Feketeova, E., Adams, J.M., Forsythe, R.M., Xu, D., Itagaki, K., Redl, H.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • Coventry Virginia - HMO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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