Amr M. Morsi, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Morsi was born and raised in Cairo, Egypt, and graduated from the University of Cairo School of Medicine. To pursue his dream of becoming an endocrinologist he joined the research team at the Joslin Diabetes Center Weight management clinics in Boston, Massachusetts. His research focused on the effect of Intensive Lifestyle Intervention on Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes. He then completed a 3-year Pediatric residency at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso. Morsi then completed a 3-year fellowship program in Pediatric endocrinology and diabetes at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. 

Morsi is board certified in General Pediatrics and Pediatric Endocrinology and joined the faculty of the Division of Endocrinology on July 1st, 2018 where he will continue to see patients with Diabetes and endocrine disorders. He will also participate in the hospital inpatient service.

Professional and Scientific Society Memberships

  • Endocrine Society, 2017-2018 
  • American Diabetes Association, 2016-2018 
  • Pediatric Endocrine Society, 2016-Present 
  • American Medical Association, 2016-Present 
  • American Academy of Pediatrics, 2012-2015 

Education & Training

  • MBBCH, University of Cairo Faculty of Medicine, 2004
  • Internship in Medicine and Surgery, University of Cairo Faculty of Medicine, 2005
  • Residency in Pediatrics, Texas Tech University, 2012-2015
  • Chief Resident in Pediatrics, Texas Tech University, 2014-2015
  • Clinical Fellowship in Pediatric Endocrinology, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, 2015-2018
  • Postdoctoral Scholar in Endocrinology/Molecular Biology, University of Pittsburgh, 2016-2018

Selected Publications

Hamdy O, Mottalib A, Morsi A, El-Sayed N, Goebel-Fabbri A, Arathuzik G, Shahar J, Kirpitch A, Zrebiec J. Long-term effect of intensive lifestyle intervention on cardiovascular risk factors in patients with diabetes in real-world clinical practice: a 5-year longitudinal study. BMJ Open Diabetes Res Care. 2017 Jan 4;5(1):e000259. doi: 10.1136/bmjdrc-2016-000259. eCollection 2017. PubMed PMID: 28090332; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5223646.

Full Publication List via NIH PubMed » 

Research Grants

A Day in the Life of a Patient with Diabetes Mellitus; an Experiential Learning, 2018-Present, OFD (Office of Faculty Development) Educational Innovation Grant Project.