Katherine M. Anetakis, MD

  • Assistant Professor

Katherine M. Anetakis, MD joined the University of Pittsburgh Center of Clinical Neuro-physiology in July of 2017. She specializes in intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring for adult and pediatric neurosurgical, orthopedic, ENT, vascular, and interventional neuroradiology procedures, as well as motor and language mapping during awake craniotomies.

Dr. Anetakis competed her pediatric neurology residency and clinical neurophysiology fellowship at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. Her fellowship concentrations included pediatric epilepsy as well as intraoperative neuromonitoring. In 2021, she was named fellowship director of the non-ACGME track IONM fellowship at UPMC.

Dr. Anetakis' publications can be reviewed through the National Library of Medicine's publication database.

Specialized Areas of Interest

Intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring; Perioperative stroke; Post-operative outcomes.

Board Certifications

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology: Subspecialty in Clinical Neurophysiology

Hospital Privileges

JC Blair Memorial Hospital
Excela Health Hospital System
Indiana Regional Medical Center
Monongahela Valley Hospital
Trinity Health System
UPMC Altoona
UPMC Bedford
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
UPMC Cranberry
UPMC Greenville
UPMC Hamot
UPMC Harrisburg
UPMC Horizon
UPMC Jameson
UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
UPMC McKeesport
UPMC Mercy
UPMC Northwest
UPMC Passavant
UPMC Presbyterian
UPMC St. Margaret
UPMC Shadyside
UPMC Shenango
UPMC Somerset
UPMC Susquehanna

Professional Organization Membership

American Academy of Neurology
American Clinical Neurophysiology Society

Professional Activities

Course Lecturer, Principles and Practice of Intraoperative Monitoring, UPMC
Course Lecturer, Cardiovascular Neuromonitoring, UPMC

Education & Training

  • BS, Human Physiology, Michigan State University, 2007
  • MD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2011
  • Residency, Pediatric Neurology, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, 2016
  • Fellowship, Clinical Neurophysiology, UPMC, 2017