Sukanya Srinivasan, MD

  • Director of Research and Scholarly Activity, Director of LifeStyle Medicine

Sukanya Srinivasan, MD, MPH, Director of Research and Scholarly Activity

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)

McKeesport Family Medicine Residency

Sukanya Srinivasan completed her undergraduate education at University of Pennsylvania and obtained her medical doctorate from Hahnemann University, in Philadelphia, PA.  She completed her family medicine residency training and her fellowship in academic family medicine at UPMC St. Margaret Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA.  She also holds a Master’s degree in Public Health from University of Pittsburgh.  Dr. Srinivasan currently serves as core residency faculty and specifically as Director of Research and Scholarly Activity at UPMC McKeesport Family Medicine Residency while she maintains a full spectrum family medicine practice in Penn Hills area of Pittsburgh.

Dr. Srinivasan’s area of focus lies in maternal child health and her past successes include authorship of an AAFP monograph on the newborn exam, a book chapter on well child care and presentations at the annual AAFP pediatric review course.  For the past 10 years, she has been an active member of the IMPLICIT (Interventions to Minimize Preterm and Low birth weight Infants through Continuous Improvement Techniques) Network, a family medicine learning collaborative of the Family Medicine Education Consortium that is focused on improving birth outcomes.  As a site leader for the Network, she champions the mission of the Network by helping develop, implement and sustain Network projects, including the current evidence-based interconception care (ICC) model. 

The IMPLICIT CC model has been developed in a nationally available toolkit in collaboration with the March of Dimes and several peer-reviewed journal articles have been published with this data.  One of these papers, of which Dr. Srinivasan was the lead author, received STFM's 2018 Research Paper of the Year Award.

Dr. Srinivasan enjoys living in Pittsburgh with her husband and two children.   Her interests outside of medicine include culinary arts, gardening and Broadway musicals.