New Physician Joins Pediatric Alliance

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Jadranka Popovic, M.D., recently joined Pediatric Alliance. Dr. Popovic will practice at its Division of Pediatric Endocrinology which is located at 1789 South Braddock Ave., Suite 294, Pittsburgh, PA 15218.

Dr. Popovic attended medical school at the University of Zagreb. She completed pediatric residency training at St. Luke’s — Roosevelt Hospital of Columbia University in New York City and pediatric endocrinology fellowship training at Weill — Cornell Medical College in New York City. Since 2008, Dr. Popovic has served as attending pediatric endocrinologist at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. During that time, she also held the position of Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine.
Dr. Popovic has more than 17 years of experience teaching medical students, pediatric residents, and pediatric endocrinology fellows in addition to her extensive clinical experience.

Dr. Popovic has always been active in clinical research. Her recent emphasis is on Turner syndrome, as well as the use of aromatase inhibitors in pediatric endocrinology. She has presented her research at national and international meetings. Most recently, she has participated in a work on revised Turner syndrome consensus guidelines. She is also a member of Turner Syndrome Global Alliance Group. Dr. Popovic serves as a member on a number of committees of the European Society of Pediatric Endocrinology and Pediatric Endocrine Society of North America. Dr. Popovic served as a volunteer for Life for A Child and as a tutor for Pediatric Endocrine Training Center for West Africa.

Pediatric Alliance provides high quality, comprehensive primary and specialty care (asthma, allergy, immunology, and endocrinology) to infants, children and adolescents through clinical expertise, advocacy, education, collaboration, research, and information management. As the largest physician owned group pediatric practice in the Pittsburgh region, Pediatric Alliance offers 18 different office locations.