Ward M Richardson, M.D.

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Director of Trauma and Injury Prevention, Injury Free Coalition for Kids of Pittsburgh (Children's)

Ward Richardson is the new Director of Trauma and Injury Prevention at UPMC Children's Hospital. Dr. Richardson earned his medial degree at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and completed his residency in general surgery at UPMC. He also completed his fellowship in pediatric surgery at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, where he served as associate trauma medical director since 2016. Dr. Richardson is passionate about pediatric trauma care and injury prevention, and has been actively involved in a number of trauma initiatives. Most notably, he is the surgical advisor for the youth violence prevention program, the Flipside, working monthly with at-risk youth from the Pittsburgh region. In addition, Dr. Richardson leads the development of the trauma simulation program at UPMC Children's Hospital and is actively involved in trauma process improvement initiatives. Dr. Richardson is an active member of the Pediatric Trauma Society.

Assistant Professor of Surgery Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery

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4401 Penn Avenue
Faculty Pavilion, Rm. 7141
Pittsburgh, PA 15224