dr Alan Kivitz, Founder and President of the Altoona Arthritis & Osteoporosis Center and the Altoona Center for Clinical Research, has been recognized as one of the 2022 Masters of the American College of Rheumatology.
Kivitz has over 40 years of experience treating patients with arthritis and rheumatic diseases.
He received his medical degree from Albany Medical College in Albany, New York; completed training in internal medicine at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, New York and at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City; and completed his fellowship training in rheumatology at Albany Medical College. He is a specialist in internal medicine and a specialist in rheumatology.
Kivitz is the author and co-author of more than 1,000 research articles, abstracts and studies on topics including osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis and pain management and has been published in several prestigious medical journals.
He is a member of the Pennsylvania Medical Society and the American Medical Association. He also holds certifications in Human Subjects Protection and HIPAA Research Training, and is a Certified Principal Investigator by the Association of Clinical Research Professionals.