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Sturgeon Station - Panhandle Trail
This doctor-led walking group is a safe, fun and free place to get some steps, learn about health and meet new friends.
Join us by attending a 1-mile walk on the Panhandle Trail in South Fayette Township, starting at the trail station in the Sturgeon neighborhood, near Hunner's Deli.
The program starts with a short question-and-answer session with the doctor, followed by a group walk.
People of all ages and abilities can participate.
Pre-register online or call 412-221-8700 x 222.
About the Doc:
Dr. Ralph Schmeltz, MD, FACP, FACE
A graduate of Columbia College, Dr. Ralph Schmeltz received his MD from the State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center in 1967. He completed internship and residency in Internal Medicine in 1972 at the University of Pittsburgh, interrupted by service in the United States Air Force, where he served as a flight surgeon and Chief of Aerospace Medicine at the USAF Regional Hospital, Westover AFB, attaining the rank of major.
Returning to Pittsburgh, he completed an NIH fellowship in Endocrinology and Metabolism. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, and a Fellow of both the American College of Physicians and the American College of Endocrinology.
Upon finishing his training, he went into private practice though geographical full time at Magee-Womens Hospital, the OB-Gyn hospital of the University of Pittsburgh where he served as Associate Chief of Medicine. He established residency rotation for senior medical residents in Medical Complications of Pregnancy from 1974 through 2003. Currently retired from private practice, Dr. Schmeltz remains active in organized medicine on the state and national level.