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Cassandra Formeck, MD

Pediatric Nephrology Fellow at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pa
College: University of Pittsburgh
Medical School: The Ohio State University School of Medicine
Residency: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio
Fellowship: Pediatric Nephrology Fellowship at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Career/Research Interests: Plans to pursue an academic career in Pediatric Nephrology for both clinical care and clinical research.  Research interests are in acute kidney injury and urinary tract infections.     

S.O.? Married? Kids? Pets? I am married to my incredible husband Ryan.  We have a cat named Charcoal.
Hobbies and Interests:  I love to travel and to be out in nature.  My husband and I take trips whenever we can to visit our national parks and go hiking.  I am an avid cook and always enjoy trying new foods.  My favorite ways to relax are through yoga or sitting down to read a good book. 
Travel/Languages:  I have been to 13 countries and look forward to visiting many more over my lifetime.  I only speak English, but I would love to learn Spanish and Italian.