Randy M. Windreich, MD

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics
  • Clinical Director, Division of Blood and Marrow Transplantation and Cellular Therapies, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
  • Director, Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplantation Fellowship Program, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Randy Windreich earned his BA degree from the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA) and MD degree from the Sackler School of Medicine (Tel Aviv, Israel). After completing his pediatric residency at Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children (Falls Church, VA) and pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, he joined the Division of Blood and Marrow Transplantation and Cellular Therapies at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh as an Attending Physician in 2011.

In his current role as Associate Professor of Pediatrics as well as the Clinical Director and Fellowship Director in BMT-CT, Windreich remains dedicated to education and improving clinical care. He is also committed to clinical research both as a primary investigator and as a collaborator for studies that investigate novel reduced-toxicity and reduced-intensity conditioning regimens for pediatric patients undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for acute leukemias; drug pharmacokinetics of agents used for chemotherapy, graft-versus-host disease (GVHD), and antifungal prophylaxis and treatment; and alternative uses for hematopoietic stem cells.

Professional and Scientific Society Memberships

  • American Society of Hematology, 2008-Present
  • American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 2008-Present
  • American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation, 2009-Present
  • Children’s Oncology Group, 2011-Present

Education & Training

  • BA, Biology and Religious Studies, University of Pennsylvania, 2001
  • MD, Sackler School of Medicine (Tel Aviv, Israel), 2005
  • Residency in Pediatrics, Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children, 2005-2008
  • Fellowship in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, University of Pittsburgh-UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, 2008-2011

Selected Publications

Louis JP, Alpern ER, Windreich RM. Witnessed and unwitnessed esophageal foreign bodies in children. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2005 Sept;21(9):582-5. PubMed PMID: 16160661.

Schwartz RH, Windreich RM, Weaver A. Painless bloody nipple discharge in a 16-month-old infant. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2006 Nov;45(9):859-60. PubMed PMID: 17041176.

Alpern ER, Calello DP, Windreich R, Osterhoudt K, Shaw KN. Utilization and unexpected hospitalization rates of a pediatric emergency department 23-hour observation unit. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2008 Sept;24(9):589-94. PubMed PMID: 18807288.

Goyal RK, Gehris RP, Howrie D, Cogley KM, Windreich RM, Venkataramanan R. Phototoxic dermatoses in pediatric BMT patients receiving voriconazole. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2014 July;61(7):1325-8. PubMed PMID: 24619922.

Windreich RM, Goyal RK, Joshi R, Kenkre TS, Howrie D, Venkataramanan R. A pilot study of continuous infusion of mycophenolate mofetil for prophylaxis of graft-versus-host-disease in pediatric patients. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2016 Apr;22(4):682-9. PubMed PMID: 26740371.

Goyal RK, Ibrahimova A, Escolar ML, Szabolcs P, Vander Lugt MT, Windreich RM, Weiner DJ. Forced deflation pulmonary function test: a novel method to evaluate lung function in infants and young children. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2017 Apr;64(4). Epub 2016 Nov 22. PMID: 27873442.

Makadia P, Srinath A, Madan-Khetarpal S, McGuire M, Infante E, Zhang J, Felgar RE, Davis AW, Chong HJ, Windreich RM.  Aplastic anemia and cytotoxic T lymphocyte antigen-4 haploinsufficiency treated with bone marrow transplantation. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2017;5(5):1445-7. PubMed PMID: 28499781.

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