Andrew Feranchack Named Division Chief at Children’s Hospital

Andrew Feranchak, an internationally recognized expert in liver disease, has been appointed chief of the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.

Feranchak, a native of Pittsburgh, received his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and completed his residency in pediatrics at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.

His research interests include the mechanisms of bile formation, biliary secretion and liver cell volume regulation. His research uses innovative models and techniques to understand the basic mechanism underlying cellular bile formation.