AAOC STAFF MENU

GENERAL STAFF
DR. KIVITZ
DR. MURPHY
DR. SHAW
DR. SOMMER
DR. LAVELLE
PAs
OTHER STAFF

ABOUT OUR STAFF

The Physicians at AAOC have over 50 years experience in the field of Rheumatology and have participated in over 300 clinical research studies.

This experienced team of doctors, headed by Dr. Alan Kivitz, is complemented by a growing staff of professionals dedicated to meet the needs of our patients.

AAOC understands the fear and anxiety that often accompany the pain of a rheumatic disease. You will find the staff truly enjoys helping patients achieve a higher quality of living through treatment. You will receive the most advanced rheumatology care available anywhere, because the physicians and staff are exposed to the latest advances in care through extensive clinical study participation and attendance and contribution to medical conferences and seminars throughout the country.

 

Dr. Kivitz

Dr. Kivitz is the founder of AAOC and has been practicing in the Altoona area for over 20 years. He is affiliated with Altoona Regional Health System in Altoona and Health South Rehabilitation Hospital Altoona.

Dr. Kivitz received his medical degree from Albany Medical College Albany, New York. He completed training in Internal Medicine at the North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York City, New York. He completed his fellowship training at the Albany Medical College, Albany, New York.


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