Dr. Frank Civitarese has lived and practiced in the South Hills for over 25 years. He received his bachelors degree from Allegheny College and later graduated from the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine with a degree in medicine. Specializing in Family Practice, Dr. Civitarese is certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Family Practice and is also board-certified in geriatric medicine. On staff at St. Clair Hospital since 1985, he serves as the assistant secretary/treasurer of the medical staff. Dr. Civitarese is on the boards of the Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative and Preferred Primary Care Physicians, where he has been board president since 2007. Dr Civitarese's professional memberships include the American Academy of Family Practice. He has been involved in more than 50 clinical trials since 1998.