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Paul Szabolcs, MD

Chief of Division of Blood and Marrow

Transplantation and Cellular Therapies,

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

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Samaritan is honored to welcome Paul Szabolcs, a distinguished physician whose life's work entails saving the lives of children. 


Dr. Szabolcs specializes in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology. In 2011, he was appointed the Chief of the newly established Division of Blood and Marrow Transplantation and Cellular Therapies at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, He is Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and Professor in the Department of Immunology. 


In Pittsburgh, Dr. Szabolcs has further advanced his work on 

safer, less toxic chemotherapy regimens to prepare patients for blood or bone marrow transplants (BMT). He is internationally known for his expertise in immune reconstitution and reduced-toxicity cord blood transplantation. Recently, he has extended

his work to help adults as well as children, and to combine BMT

with solid organ transplantation to peremit withdrawal of immunosuppression. 

Earlier in his career, Dr. Szabolcs had academic appointments at MSKCC and The Rockefeller University in New York. Then, he went on to spend 13 years at Duke University School of Medicine where he attained tenure before coming to Pittsburgh. 


Dr. Szabolcs makes his home in Sewickley Heights and enjoys the spirit of this bucolic community.

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