Meet the physicians at Pediatric Alliance!

Bruce Hyde, M.D., F.A.A.P., M.P.H. — North Hills Division ( 5 years)

 Birthplace:  Bronx, NY

Education:  Spring Valley Senior High School/ Johns Hopkins University/ Temple University Medical School (affectionately known as TUMS)/ Masters in Public Health from University of Pittsburgh.

Training:  Thomas Jefferson University Hospital – Internship/ Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh – Residency.

Hospital Affiliations/Teaching:  Magee-Womens Hospital, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, UPMC-Mercy.  Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Professional Interests:  Sports Medicine, Public Health.

My Hero:  Robin Hood.

School Memories or Stories:  Oy vey.  I was quite a prankster in college, and the Dean knew my first and last name by the end of my first semester freshman year. One night, my buddies and I navigated the little known- about underground tunnels at Hopkins and came up at the cafeteria at the student union.  As we were hungry, we ate what we found and we found lots of food!

Patients Have Taught Me:  It’s important to be respectful at all times and not judge.

Funniest Thing A Patient Has Said:  A nine year old boy, when I asked him what he wanted to be when he grew up, said:   “a philanthropist!”  And he knew what that meant!

What Parents Can Do To Improve Their Child’s Health:  Watch their diet.

Favorite Patient Age:  10 or so, old enough to talk well and form ideas and have a good sense of humor. 

Hobbies: Softball, dogs, cooking.

Dogs or Cats:  Dogs. They give unconditional love and you always know what they are thinking.  They wear it on their face.  Cats are always planning and don’t really need you, but tolerate you living with them.

PC or Mac:  PC, although I have an iPhone.

Playing On My iPod:  Beatles or Rolling Stones.

Favorite Vacation Spot:  Williamsburg, Virginia.

Favorite Food: My grandmother’s meatloaf.

Always In The Fridge:  Ketchup.

What People Don’t Know: I love to make bread!