Michael J. Decker, MD, FAAP, is medical director of the Complex Care Clinic at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and an assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.
Dr. Decker received his medical degree from the University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Minneapolis. He then completed his pediatrics residency and fellowship in pediatric emergency medicine at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. Following completion of his fellowship he spent 10 years in private practice with CCP-Pittsburgh Pediatrics. In 2006, Dr. Decker returned to UPMC Children’s as a member of the Paul C. Gaffney Diagnostic Referral Service, now known as the Paul C. Gaffney Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine. In July 2020, he took over as director of the Complex Care Clinic.
Dr. Decker has always enjoyed caring for and advocating for children with medical complexity and special health care needs. His time in primary care and as a hospitalist at UPMC Children’s have afforded him with the skills and experience to care for this unique population of patients. He is a fellow and a member of the section of Pediatric Hospital Medicine for the American Academy of Pediatrics. He is also a member of the Pennsylvania Medical Society.
Outside of the hospital, Dr. Decker enjoys anything that includes his family and sports. View the full list of Dr. Decker’s publications on PubMed. (https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/?term=Decker+MJ&cauthor_id=12524574)