Administrators

Belinda A. Marino

Division Administrator
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
dyeba@upmc.edu | 412-578-9532

Joy Jenko Merusi, MA

Director, Digestive Health Programs
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
joj2@pitt.edu | 412-578-9518

Sachiyo Connor

Financial Administrator
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
sfc7@pitt.edu | 412-578-9534

Administrative Staff

Kristi Balaban

Processing of Pitt Expenses, and Administrative Assistant to the Division
kmb322@pitt.edu | 412-864-7091

Paula Berardelli

Patient Access Specialist
berardellip@upmc.edu | 412-647-4526

Christine Bigi

HR Contact: Staff/Post Doc/ Student
Purchaser/Buyer: PUH, Scaife, BST
bigic@pitt.edu | 412-647-5530

Tasha Bish

CLD Administrative Coordinator
bisht@upmc.edu | 412-647-1466

Amanda Bytzura

Admin: Dr. Satdarshan (Paul) Monga
bytzuraam@upmc.edu | 412-648-8842

Melissa Connell

Admin: Dr. Naudia Jonassaint
connellml2@upmc.edu | 412-647-5734

Marianne Davis

Transcriptionist, Processing of UPMC Expenses, eVouchers, ePro, UPMC Declining Balance Card Expenses, Telephone List Updates
mad153@pitt.edu | 412-578-9516

Nicole Fisher

Admin: Dr. David Binion, Dr. Jeffrey Dueker, Dr. Elyse Johnston, Dr. Marc Schwartz
fishern2@upmc.edu | 412-647-4194

Cathy Freehling

Senior Practice Manager: Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Mercy Digestive Health Center, & UPMC GI at Hermitage
Admin: Dr. Kapil Chopra and Dr. Obaid S. Shaikh
freehlingca@upmc.edu | 412-232-8888

Laurlena Gethers

Admin: Dr. Kapil Chopra, Dr. David Levinthal, Dr. Michael Pezzone, Dr. Harkirat Singh
gethersl3@upmc.edu  |  412-232-8888

Scott Henzler

Operations Manager, CLD
henzlersa@upmc.edu  |  412-864-2297

Roxann Huemme

Admin:  Dr. Andres Duarte-Rojo, Dr. Jaideep Behari, Dr. Mordechai Rabinovitz, and Dr. Shahid Malik
huemmerm2@upmc.edu  |  412-647-1170

Nikole Jones

Admin: Dr. Ramon Bataller
nij20@pitt.edu | 412-383-4413

Mary Ann Krall

Admin: Dr. Kirk Works
krallma@upmc.edu | 724-588-8089

Kim Luketic

Program Manager : GI, IBD, & Transplant Hepatology Fellowship Programs
Admin (Academic) : Dr. Rohit Das, Dr. Kenneth Fasanella
kil6@pitt.edu | 412-864-7071

Elizabeth Lyons

Admin: Dr. Arthur Barrie
lyonsec@upmc.edu | 412-641-2341

Bonnie Muto

Admin: Dr. Janet Harrison
bmuto@mail.magee.edu | 412-641-2172

Stacey Newton

Scheduler: Dr. Jennifer Chennat, Dr. Anna Evans Phillips
newtsa2@upmc.edu | 412-578-9424

Chelsea Novotny

Admin:  Dr. Robert Schoen, Dr. Dhiraj Yadav
novotnyce@upmc.edu  |  412-864-7078

Emily O’Connor

Admin: Dr. Kenneth Fasanella, Dr. Kevin McGrath
eao21@pitt.edu | 412-864-7081

Beata Pasek

Academic Admin: Dr. David Binion
bbp10@pitt.edu | 412-383-0571

Deborah Roche

Executive Assistant: Dr. Adam Slivka
rochedl3@upmc.edu | 412-864-0994

Kate Saucier

Admin: Dr. Eva Szigethy
mcauliffk@upmc.edu | 412-578-9527

Meghan Scalise

Magee Clinical Operations: Dr. Steven Abo, Dr. Arthur Barrie, Dr. Janet Harrison, Dr. Shahid Malik, Dr. Mordechai Rabinovitz, Dr. Obaid S. Shaikh
scalisem3@upmc.edu | 412-641-7355

Blanche “Dusty” Semler

Admin: Dr. Charles Gabbert, Dr. David Mulock, Dr. Josephe Pusateri, Dr. R. Warren Sands, Dr. John Woods
semlerbl@upmc.edu | 412-784-7716

Daniel Simms

Admin: Dr. David Binion, Dr. Jeffrey Dueker, Dr. Elyse Johnston, & Dr. Marc Schwartz
simmsd@upmc.edu | 412-647-2183

Pamela Slivinske

Admin: Dr. Swaytha Ganesh
slivinskepj@upmc.edu | 412-864-0689

Fran Vietmeier

Admin:  Dr. Kenneth Fasanella, Dr. Asif Khalid, Dr. Kevin McGrath
vietmf@pitt.edu | 412-864-7079

Debra Washington

Admin: Dr. Steven Abo
washdx@upmc.edu | 412-641-2135

Terri Wetmore

Scheduler: Dr. Adam Slivka, FEEDS Team (Nutrition Support Service)
taw31@pitt.edu | 412-647-8132

Cheriese Williams

Practice Coordinator: GI Division at UPMC St. Margaret & UPMC Shadyside
williamscl3@upmc.edu | 412-784-7718

Heidi Yarnal

Admin: Dr. James McGee
hee4@pitt.edu | 412-383-8043

Contact Us

Division of Gastroenterology,
Hepatology and Nutrition

Mezzanine Level, C-Wing, PUH
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
412-864-7091  |  Email

UPMC Digestive Disorders Center

1-866-4GASTRO (442-7876)

Center for Liver Diseases

1-800-447-1651

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