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Elissa Baker Gittes, MD



Sub Specialty:
Adolescent Medicine

Hospital Affiliation(s):
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

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Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
47 Patient
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University of Pittsburgh Physicians

Adolescent and Young Adult Health
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
4401 Penn Ave.
Floor 3
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
(412) 692-6677
Oakland Medical Building
3420 Fifth Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(412) 692-6677


Adolescent Medicine, American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics


MD, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

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June 28, 2016

I was not with my child during this visit. she went back alone. I was a bit surprised that Doctor never asked to speak to me or follow up with me on my daughters visit. however, my daughter did not have any concerns, this was a follow up visit from our I tisl appointment three months ago

May 11, 2016

Dr. Gittes is a phenomenal doctor. I have a yearly check-up with her for my anxiety medication needs, and she always wants to make sure that I am doing well emotionally, mentally, and physically. She takes the time to know about the specifics of my life, because these are the things that really affect a person's anxiety. She cares a lot, which is very important!

April 20, 2016

I loved seeing Dr. Girres; she is patient, thorough, and realistic about treatment options.

March 15, 2016

My daughter had a serious illness and everyone (doctor, nurses, secretaries) were all very helpful and made her feel at ease from our very first appointment to the last one. She has made a full recovery and I don't think she could have done it with out the help from everyone involved, especially Dr. Gittes. We are glad we don't have to see her anymore (for my daughter's fully recovered), but we will miss seeing her and the staff. They are a great team!

March 02, 2016

She and her staff is incredible!!

February 10, 2016

We greatly respected the doctor and resident who saw my daughter and will most likely switch pediatric groups to her. The exam was very thorough, which I appreciate. What was difficult, as we had to get back to work for the day, was the wait times before the visit, in-between seeing the nurse asst., the Resident, and Doctor as well as the wait time to get the blood work done. While I appreciate the efficiency in having everything in one place, the wait times were very frustrating. That being said, we will likely return.

January 19, 2016

Dr Gittes always takes the time needed with our child and also with us - the parents. Also one of the nurses who recognized us spent time with our child

December 22, 2015

She's great!

December 08, 2015

Dr. Gittes is an amazing doctor. I would highly recommend her to anyone. She has helped my daughter to recover from her illness. She has provided us with a network of other counselors and nutritionists that are also wonderful. She is always friendly and knowledgable. She is very considerate of our questions and concerns. We always feel comfortable at her office.

November 18, 2015

Outstanding! Dr. Gittes quickly sorted through all the data, recommended a positive integrated plan and communicated it clearly. The best level of health care my daughter has ever received.

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