Brian W. Donnelly, MD, IBCLC
Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science, University of Notre Dame
Medical School: State University of New York at Syracuse
Dr. Donnelly has special interest in breastfeeding. He was the initial recipient of the Allegheny County Health Department’s Breastfeeding Advocacy Award. He is a member of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine and can perform the frenulotomy procedure for tongue-tied infants who have trouble nursing.
Dr. Donnelly and his wife stay active in the North Hills area raising their seven children. Dr. Donnelly was selected “Best Pediatrician 2010” by Pittsburgh CIty Paper and “Best Pediatrician 2013” by the Cranberry Eagle.
Katie Rich, MSN, CRNP-PC, IBCLC
Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The University of Pittsburgh
Masters: University of Pittsburgh
Katie graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2007 from the University of Pittsburgh and then with her Masters in 2013, also from the University of Pittsburgh. Her experience includes Neonatal and Cardiac Intensive Care, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, and Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery. Katie is also a certified lactation consultant (IBCLC).
Michael Talotta PA-C
Medical School: Duquesne University
Michael Talotta earned a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences from Duquesne University and his MPAS as a Physician Assistant also from Duquesne. Michael worked for 5 years at UPMC CHildren’s Hospital as a PA in Hematology/Oncology, and prior to that, he worked for a year as a PA at Hope Pediatrics. He also spent some time in Emergency Medicine as a PA.
Michael is a native Pittsburgher who was born and raised in the South Hills. However, he now calls the North Hills (Gibsonia area) his home. He has a wife named Nikki and a dog named Goose. In his spare time, Michael likes camping and hiking with Nikki and Goose, and he also enjoys cooking. In addition to leisure activities, Michael is also a volunteer firefighter.