TribLIVE

| News


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Newsmaker: Dr. Kyle Soltys

Email Newsletters

Click here to sign up for one of our email newsletters.
Dr. Kyle Soltys, from our Hillman Center for Pediatric Transplantation, received the 2013 Tribute to Excellence award from the American Liver Foundation this past week.
By Bobby Kerlik
Monday, March 10, 2014, 11:06 p.m.
 

Noteworthy: Soltys received the 2014 Tribute to Excellence Award from the American Liver Foundation during a luncheon last week. He was nominated by his peers for the award.

Age: 44

Residence: Aspinwall

Family: Girlfriend, Nicole; children, Cory, 17; Sarah, 12, and Talia, 7.

Education: Bachelor's degree in biology, Boston University; medical school, Boston University; medical residency at University Hospital, Newark, N.J.

Occupation: Assistant professor of surgery at the Thomas Starzl Transplant Institute at Children's Hospital of UPMC in Lawrenceville. Soltys performs liver and intestine transplants.

Background: Soltys has spent 10 years at Children's. Before his work there, he worked at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York.

Quote: “It's an honor for me. Dr. Starzl was the first person to win this award. If you can win an award that Dr. Starzl won first, it makes you feel good about what you've done.”

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.

 

 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Allegheny

  1. Plum teacher’s lawyer says latest allegations don’t measure up
  2. Pittsburgh police find missing 75-year-old man
  3. Pittsburgh man going to prison for fatally stabbing girlfriend’s son with butcher knife
  4. Teen missing for a week found safe by Pittsburgh missing persons unit
  5. More witness intimidation charges are filed against Plum teacher
  6. American Airlines manager arrested in Pittsburgh on sex crimes charges
  7. Security cameras, more police planned at Monroeville Mall
  8. 80 percent of drivers found exceeding speed limit in Mt. Lebanon, Bethel Park
  9. Duquesne man arrested again for Megan’s Law violations
  10. South Side zoning clashes with parking: Workers hurt
  11. Wet weather puts Three Rivers Regatta events in jeopardy