Moira A. Szilagyi, M.D., Ph.D.

Moira A. Szilagyi, M.D., Ph.D.

Contact Information

Starlight Pediatrics MC Health Dept
111 Westfall Road, Rm 183
Rochester, NY 14620

Appointment: (585) 275-URMC (8762)

  • Primary Care Physician Primary Care Physician

Patient Care Bio

Dr. Szilagyi is Medical Director of Starlight Pediatrics, a medical home for children and teens in foster care.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Dr. David Satcher Community Health Improvement Award, Senior Faculty Category | University of Rochester Medical Center 2011
W. Burt Richardson Lifetime Achievement Award | Federation of Social Workers 2009
Health Care Achievement Award | Rochester Business Journal 2007
Award of Merit | Rochester Academy of Medicine 2007
Front-line Service Award | American Professional Society on Abused Children 2007
Calvin C.J. Sia Community Pediatrics Medical Home Leadership and Advocacy Award | American Academy of Pediatrics 2007
Millie and Richard Brock Pediatric Award, New York Academy of Medicine 2005
Pediatric Links with the Community Advocacy and Education Award 2004
Child Advocacy Award, from New York Chapter of National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners 2003
Ruth A. Lawrence Faculty Service Award, Golisano Children's Hospital at Strong, University of Rochester 2003
Making a Difference Award. "For your special gifts of healing, compassion and never-ending commitment to and advocacy for children in foster care." Awarded by Department of Health and Human Services, Monroe County, Rochester, NY 2003
Outstanding Clinical Faculty Teaching Award. Awarded by the Pediatric House Staff at the University of Rochester 1998 - 1999
National Association of Counties, Award for Foster Care Pediatrics 1992
House-officer of the Year, Rochester Pediatric Society 1988 - 1989
Burroughs-Welcome Award, Leadership in Residency 1988 - 1989
Elon Huntington Hooker Fellowship 1979 - 1980
National Research Service Award (NCHSR, DHHS) 1975 - 1978

Current Appointments

Professor (Part-Time) - Department of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics (SMD) - Primary


Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics


MD | Medicine | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry1984
PhD | Biochemistry | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry1980
MS | Biochemistry | University of Rochester1979
BS | Chemistry | Siena College1974

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Residency in Pediatrics at Strong Memorial Hospital- GME Office07/01/1986 - 02/161990
Internship in Pediatrics at Strong Memorial Hospital- GME Office07/01/1984 - 06/30/1986