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Lisa A. Pittarelli M.D., FACP

Lisa A. Pittarelli

(732) 729-0920
Primary Office
81 Veronica Avenue
Suite 203
Somerset, NJ 08873
(732) 729-0920


University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
RWJUH Somerset
St. Peter’s University Hospital
Somerset County Chest Clinic


The Infectious Disease Society of America, The American Society of Microbiology, elected a Fellow of the American College of Physicians


Undergraduate: Rutgers University
Medical School: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Internship: UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Residency: Robert Wood Johnson-University Hospital/Medical Center at Princeton
Fellowship: University of Maryland

Faculty Appointment

Clinical Assistant Professor at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Awards and Honors

Graduated Magna Cum Laude from Rutgers University 1987, Selman A. Waksman Award for academic excellence in microbiology, Special certification by the American Academy of HIV Medicine as an HIV specialist, Best Doctors in America for 2001-Present by Best Doctors, Nominated by New Jersey Life Health Magazine as a "doctor who makes a difference" in 2010. Recipient of “Spirit of Somerset” Award 2012.


After graduating Magna Cum Laude from Rutgers University in 1987, Dr. Lisa A. Pittarelli, FACP worked at Merck on the development of a novel anti-fungal compound which is in wide use commercially today. She completed medical school and Infectious Disease fellowship, with an emphasis on infections which affect immunocompromised patients, particularly HIV/AIDS, cancer, and transplant. She is medical director of the Somerset County Chest Clinic which provides care to patients with Latent TB infection or TB disease, and she is a founding member of the NJ State Tuberculosis Medical Advisory Board. Dr. Pittarelli has been named one of Best Doctors in America and is nominated by the Consumers Research Council of America in their guide to America's Top Physicians. She has been nominated by New Jersey Life/Health Magazine as "Doctor who Makes a Difference" (2011) and received the "Spirit of Somerset" Award in 2012.

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