Leigh Anne DiCicco, MD, FAAP

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Leigh Anne DiCicco joined the Paul C. Gaffney Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine in 2013 immediately following completion of her pediatric residency at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. She is currently practicing full-time as a partial nocturnist for the division’s Limited Teaching Service. Additionally, she serves as a consultant for the hospital’s Ethics Committee.

DiCicco is currently participating in creation of clinical effectiveness guidelines for Kawasaki Disease as well as for naloxone prescribing for children admitted for accidental narcotic ingestions. She an active mentor for quality improvement projects designed by pediatric residents.

DiCicco enjoys sharing her knowledge and experience with senior pediatric residents who elect to rotate on the Limited Teaching Service. She also serves as an instructor for the Advanced Physical Examination course for medical students. DiCicco is particularly interested in helping residents, fellows, and faculty gain proficiency in the use of the inpatient electronic health record at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.

Professional and Scientific Society Memberships

  • American Academy of Pediatrics, Fellow, 2013-Present
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, 2009-Present

Education & Training

  • BS, Biochemistry, Duquesne University, 2006
  • MD, Temple University School of Medicine, 2010
  • Internship and Residency in Pediatrics, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, 2010-2013

Selected Publications

Malek MM, Shah SR, Atri P, Paredes JL, DiCicco LA, Sindhi R, Soltys KA, Mazariegos GV, Kane TD. Review of outcomes of primary liver cancers in children: our institutional experience with resection and transplantation. Surgery 2010 Oct; 148(4):778-82 

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