21418-Klitzman, Melissa

Melissa D. Klitzman, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

1030 W. Michigan St.
SCC 4600

Indianapolis, IN 46202
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Dr. Melissa Klitzman is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the Indiana University School of Medicine. She received her medical degree from the University of Oklahoma and completed her pediatric residency at Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, IL.  She is an attending pediatric hospitalist at Riley Hospital for Children at Methodist Hospital and Eskenazi Health neonatal intensive care units. She is part of the Neonatology Simulation Group providing education to residents, NICU staff, and neonatal care providers at various community hospitals in Indiana. Dr. Klitzman has an interest quality improvement, resident education, and increasing healthcare equity.

Titles & Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Education
    2006 RES Pediatric Residency, Northwestern University
    2003 MD University of Oklahoma
    1997 BS Baylor University
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatrics
  • Clinical Interests

    Pediatric and NRP simulation education as applied to the adult learner; breastfeeding/milk exclusivity improvement.

    IU Health Methodist Hospital
    Eskenazi Health
    University Hospital
    IU Health West

  • Awards
    Desc: Trustee Teaching Award
    Scope: University
    Date: 2022-05-01

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