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UPMC Doctor Joins Easter Seal Rehabilitation Center

10.11.19 - The Easter Seal Rehabilitation Center is pleased to welcome Jason M. Edinger, D.O., of UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh (CHP) to its staff. Dr. Edinger specializes in pediatrics and physiatry (physical medicine and rehabilitation) and will treat new and existing Easter Seals patients in Wheeling on a monthly basis. 

Since 2015, Easter Seals has partnered with UPMC to provide additional pediatric and physiatry expertise in Wheeling. At CHP, Dr. Edinger is the Clinical Director of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine as well as the director of both the Cerebral Palsy Clinic and the Brain Injury Clinic.

Dr. Edinger joins Ellen Kitts, M.D., who leads the Medical Services Department at Easter Seals and has more than 30 years of experience at the Center. As the only pediatric physiatrists in the region, they treat patients with a variety of diagnoses, from gait abnormalities to cerebral palsy.

“We are pleased to be able to offer this level of expertise to serve patients in the Ohio Valley,” shared Jay Prager, President/CEO.

To make an appointment with Dr. Edinger or Dr. Kitts, parents and/or caretakers should contact their primary doctor to request a referral to Easter Seals.

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