Dr. Daniel Kietz attended Medical School at the Johann-Wolfgang-von Goethe University in Frankfurt/ Germany. He completed scientific work at the Max -Planck- Institute for Biophysics earning a PhD. Dr. Kietz completed his residency in Pediatrics and Internal Medicine and a combined Fellowship in Pediatric and Adult Rheumatology at the St. Louis University Medical Center. Dr. Kietz subsequently worked in Pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital of the University of Tübingen, Germany in the areas of General Pediatrics, Hematology and Oncology and Rheumatology. He achieved the certification of Pediatrics in Germany.
Dr. Kietz joined the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in 2003. He mainly works as Faculty in the Division of Pediatric Rheumatology at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. He has a secondary appointment in Internal Medicine. He provided care for children, adolescents and adults of all ages with rheumatic diseases. Dr. Kietz is Professor of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine. He also is the Fellowship Director of the Pediatric Rheumatology Fellowship Program.
One of Dr. Kietz’ special interests is the interaction between mind and body, the psyche and the immune system. Dr. Kietz is trained as psychoanalyst for children, adolescents, and adults.