William Coppula, M.D.
Undergraduate: BA Mathematics, West Virginia University
Medical School: West Virginia University
Pediatric Training: Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh
Dr. Coppula lives in the North Hills of Pittsburgh with his wife, Kathie. He is a native Pittsburgher, and it is rumored that he bleeds Black and Gold. He and Kathie enjoy spending time with their son Nick and daughter-in-law Eva.
Pamela Clair, M.D.
Undergraduate: Wheaton College
Medical School: Rush Medical College
Pediatric Training: Michael Reese Hospital and Medical College
Dr. Clair lives in the North Hills and has practiced medicine for over 20 years. She also is a mother to four adult sons.
Anthony Kovatch, M.D.
Undergraduate: BA Biochemistry, University of PA
Medical School: Hahnemann Medical College, Philadelphia, PA
Pediatric Training: Childrens Hospital of Pittsburgh
Dr. Kovatch enjoys running and has competed in marathons and triathlons. He has an interest in sport medicine and has been the team physician and coach for athletic organizations. He also has a special interest in autism spectrum disorders.
Leslie Soloshatz, M.D.
Undergraduate: University of Pennsylvania, BA in 1990
Medical School: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Pediatric Training: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Dr. Soloshatz is the mother of two boys, and her husband is a Cardiologist at UPMC.
Susie Saunders, M.D.
Undergraduate: Marshall University
Medical School: Marshall University School of Medicine
Pediatric Training: Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh/University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Dr. Saunders lives in the North Hills with her husband Craig and their 2 dogs.
Annette Lucas, CRNP
Annette Lucas has been a pediatric nurse practitioner in the Pittsburgh area for 20 years. She is married and has two daughters. She enjoys traveling, running and gardening.
Alanna Ellis, CRNP
Undergraduate: BSN – University of Pittsburgh
Graduate: Doctorate of Nursing Practice – University of Pittsburgh
Additional Certifications: Orthopedics Certificate, Duke University
Before joining Pediatric Alliance, Alanna spent 2 years as Graduate Student Volunteer Coordinator at the University of Pittsburgh and a year as a clinical associate at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, WV. She has a special interest in orthopedics and an orthopedics certificate from Duke University.
Alanna is a Pittsburgher, born and bred, who currently lives in Cranberry Township and enjoys cooking, baking, and skiing.
Dana Faulkner, Registered Dietician
Penn State University
Dana Faulkner has joined the Arcadia Division in the role of Dietician/Nutritionist. Dana earned her degree in Nutrition at Penn State, and she is also certified in Diabetes Education. She has been a Registered Dietician and Certified Diabetes Educator at West Penn Hospital, Joslin Diabetes Center for 13 years.
Originally from New Castle, Dana makes her home in Allison Park with her husband and their son. Making the family complete is their cat, Marbles. In her free time, Dana likes to bike, go to the park with her family, and cook.