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Sarah Homitsky, MD, Psychiatrist Specializing in Pregnancy-Related Depression, Joins Allegheny Health Network’s West Penn Hospital

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Pittsburgh, Pa., - Sarah Homitsky, MD, a psychiatrist with clinical expertise in providing integrated perinatal (pregnancy-related) psychiatric services for women with behavioral health issues, including perinatal and postpartum depression, has joined Allegheny Health Network. She is the medical director for the Women’s Perinatal Psychiatry Program at West Penn Hospital. Dr. Homitsky also specializes in child and adolescent psychiatry and pediatrics.

Dr. Homitsky is a graduate of Michigan State University College of Human Medicine in East Lansing, Mich. Her postgraduate training consisted of a triple board residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, where she served as chief resident. During her residency she gained extensive clinical experience with adolescent perinatal and postpartum psychiatry, providing psychiatric services for medically complex children, and women with opioid use disorder.

She is a published first author of articles in medical publications, and has presented at annual meetings, medical conferences, and in academic settings. She has lectured extensively on topics such as perinatal depression and outcomes for children born to adolescent mothers. She has had many roles in community activities, including volunteer and court-appointed advocacy.

Dr. Homitsky is a member of the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine, the American Psychiatric Association and the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. She is on the medical staff at West Penn Hospital.

Dr. Homitsky is welcoming new patients at: Women’s Perinatal Psychiatry Program, West Penn Hospital, Mellon Pavilion, Suite GR4, 4815 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA  15224.

Appointments may be made by calling 412.578.4030