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UPMC Children's Hospital 2022 Year in Review UPMC Children's Hospital 2022 Year in Review

Year in Review: 2023

A Note from Pediatric Neurology and Neurosurgery Leadership

The Division of Child Neurology and Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery at UPMC Children’s are pleased to share a look back at some of the research and clinical accomplishments from faculty and staff during 2023.

As our divisions continue to expand and our teams take on new patient care and research challenges, we look forward to the new year ahead and sharing our contributions with our colleagues around the country.

We also invite you to get in touch with us or any of our faculty members highlighted below to learn more about their research and clinical work, or to discuss ways in which we may collaborate in the future. Learn more about our academic programs at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in Pediatric Neurosurgery and Child Neurology.

Image of Dr. Bergman.

Ira Bergman, MD, PhD
Chief, Division of Child Neurology, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Interim Chief, Division of Child Development, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Program Director, Child Neurology Residency, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Ronald L. and Patricia M. Violi Endowed Chair in Child Development
Professor of Pediatrics, Neurology, and Immunology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Dr. Abel

Taylor Abel, MD

Associate Professor
Chief, Pediatric Neurosurgery
Chief, Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery
Surgical Director, Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery Program

UPMC Children’s Ranks as the #8 Best Pediatric Hospital in the U.S.

One of the best children's hospitals, ranked in neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News and World Report.

UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh is recognized as one of the top pediatric hospitals in the country, earning the #8 position on the 2023-24 U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll of America’s Best Children’s Hospitals.

Pediatrics Residency Ranked Among Top Ten In The Country

Ranked as among the top ten of residency programs in the country by Doximity. This incredible recognition highlights the strength and robustness of our residency program, which provides world-class faculty mentoring and advising to our residents, helping them develop into the next generation of leading pediatricians, clinicians, and scientists.