Aviva L Katz MD MA FACS
  • Aviva L. Katz, MD, MA, FACS

    Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Director, Ethics Consultation Service Vice Chair, IRB Review Board, Committee G Director, Consortium Ethics Program

Aviva L. Katz, MD, MA, FACS

Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Director, Ethics Consultation Service Vice Chair, IRB Review Board, Committee G Director, Consortium Ethics Program

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Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Director, Ethics Consultation Service
Vice Chair, IRB Review Board, Committee G
Director, Consortium Ethics Program

Division of Pediatric General & Thoracic Surgery
4401 Penn AvenuePittsburgh, PA 15224412-692-7280412-692-6069 Fax
Education and Training

Medical School:

1982 Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, N.Y.

 

Residency:

1990 University at Buffalo, SUNY, Buffalo, N.Y.  1984 Beth Israel Hospital, Boston, Mass.

Fellowship:

1993 University of Michigan, C.S. Mott Children's Hospital1986 Beth Israel Hospital, Boston, Mass.

Memberships:

American Academy of Pediatrics, Surgical SectionPhysicians for Social ResponsibilityAmerican College of SurgeonsAssociation of Women SurgeonsAmerican Pediatric Surgical AssociationAmerican Pediatric Surgical Association, Ethics CommitteeAmerican Society for Bioethics and HumanitiesBoard CertificationsDiplomate, National Board of Medical ExaminersAmerican Board of Surgery, SurgeryAmerican Board of Surgery, Pediatric SurgeryAmerican College of SurgeonsDrug Enforcement Agency (DEA)

Awards:

  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics
  • National Research Service Award, NIH
  • Elizabeth Blackwell Award, American Medical Women's Association
  • Merck Manual Award for Clinical Experience, Alpha Omega Alpha SocietySumma Cum Laude, B.S.

Publications:

Medsinge A, Tadros S,  Bartoletti S, Katz A, Furtado A.  Isolated intramuscular fibrous band masquerading antral web in a premature neonate:  a case report.  J Pediatr Surg. 2012 Aug;47(8):e17-19.  Epub Jun-July 2012.

Diekem DS, Fallat ME, Antommaria AH, Holzman IR, Katz AL, Leuthner SR, Ross LF, Webb SA, Weise KL, Ralston SJ, Lyerly AD, Bernstein J, Brincat CA, Burda ML, Childress JF, Farrell RM, Frederickson HL, Kroncke FG Jr, Marshall MF, Minkoff HL, Ramondetta LM, Spillman MA, Werden JJ. From the American Academy of Pediatrics, Committee on Bioethics, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists:  Maternal-fetal intervention and fetal care centers.  Pediatrics. 2011 Aug;128(2):e473-8. Epub 2011 Jul 25.

Committee on Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Committee on Bioethics. Sirbaugh PE, Diekema DS, et al. Consent for emergency medical services for children and adolescents. Pediatrics. 2011 Aug;128(2):427-33. Epub 2011 Jul 25.