Joshua Blatter, M.D., M.P.H.

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Allergy, Immunology and Pulmonary Medicine
Researcher, Patient Oriented Research Unit
Allergy, Immunology and Pulmonary Medicine

phone: (314) 454-2694


  • BA, Macalester College1996
  • MD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine2008
  • MPH, University of Pittsburgh2014


  • Pediatric Intern, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC2008 - 2009
  • Pediatric Resident, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC2009 - 2011
  • Pediatric Pulmonology Fellow, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC2011 - 2014
  • Leadership Development Program, Washington University School of Medicine2020 - 2020

Licensure and Board Certification

  • 2011 - 2014PA, Medical License
  • 2011 - 2018American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics
  • 2014 - PresMO, Medical License
  • 2014 - PresAmerican Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Pulmonology
  • 2020 - 2023IL, Medical License

Honors and Awards

  • Marin General Hospital Volunteers Scholarship2004 - 2005
  • Dr. and Mrs. William Townsend Scholarship, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine2004 - 2006
  • Dr. Thomas E. Cadman Scholarship, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine2005 - 2008
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society2006 - 2007
  • Charles Louis Wood, M.D., Award for excellence in ambulatory pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine2007 - 2008
  • A. Vincent Londino Teaching Award for resident education, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh2010 - 2011
  • Department of Pediatrics-Sponsored Tuition Scholarship for Public Health Training, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh2011 - 2014
  • First-Year Fellow of the Year Award, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh2011 - 2012
  • American Society of Transplantation Fellows Symposium Travel Award2013 - 2013
  • Pediatric Transplantation: Best Publications of 20182019
  • St. Louis Magazine, Top Doctors2019

Selected Publications view all (17)

Publication Co-Authors

Folate Deficiency, Atopy, and Severe Asthma Exacerbations in Puerto Rican Children. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016;13(2):223-30. doi:10.1513/AnnalsATS.201508-549OC  PMID:26561879 
Lung Transplantation in Cystic Fibrosis: Trends and Controversies. Pediatr Allergy Immunol Pulmonol. 2015;28(4):237-243. doi:10.1089/ped.2015.0564  PMCID:PMC4685492  PMID:26697265 
Mouse allergen exposure and decreased risk of allergic rhinitis in school-aged children. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2014;113(6):614-618.e2. doi:10.1016/j.anai.2014.09.007  PMCID:PMC4256145  PMID:25304339 
Fungal exposure, atopy, and asthma exacerbations in Puerto Rican children. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2014;11(6):925-32. doi:10.1513/AnnalsATS.201402-077OC  PMID:24915164 
Underdiagnosis of allergic rhinitis in underserved children. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2014. doi:10.1016/j.jaci.2014.03.028  PMID:24797420 
Diet and asthma: vitamins and methyl donors. Lancet Respir Med. 2013;1(10):813-22. doi:10.1016/S2213-2600(13)70126-7  PMCID:PMC3904132  PMID:24461761 
Perioperative respiratory management of pediatric patients with neuromuscular disease. Paediatr Anaesth. 2013;23(9):770-6. doi:10.1111/pan.12214  PMID:23763308 
Folate and asthma. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2013;188(1):12-7. doi:10.1164/rccm.201302-0317PP  PMCID:PMC3735241  PMID:23650899 
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