Department of Dermatology

Braden M. Candela, MD

  • 2nd Year Resident - PGY III

Braden M. Candela, MD, began his residency training at the University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Department of Dermatology in July 2019. Prior to beginning residency training, Dr. Candela successfully earned a Bachelor of Science degree in the field of supply chain management/information systems from The Pennsylvania State University. He then went on to complete his medical degree at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, before entering into a medical internship at the University of Pittsburgh. 

Education & Training

  • B.S., The Pennsylvania State University
  • MD, The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
  • Internship, UPMC, Department of Internal Medicine

Representative Publications

  1. Candela B, Wan M, Tausk F, Pentland A, Ryan Wolf J. Initial validation of novel clinical outcome measures in Dermatology. Abstract selected for publication in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology.
  2. Ghazi A, MD, MSc, Weiss M, Melnyk R, Candela B, Kukreja J, MD, Rashid H, MD, Stone J, MD, MS, Messing E, MD. Full manuscript: Face, Content, and Construct Validation of 3-D Printed Simulator for Transurethral Resection of Bladder Tumors (TURBT). Submitted to the Journal of Urology.
  3. Candela B, Stone J, Park J, Wu G, Rashid H, Joseph J, Ghazi A. Concurrent validity of a simulated inanimate model for physical learning experience in partial nephrectomy (SIMPLE-PN). Abstract selected for publication in the Journal of Urology.
  4. Stone J, Fidalgo A, Park J, Candela B, Mix D, Richards M, Erturk E, Ghazi A. Full Immersion Simulated Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy Using 3D Printing Technology. Abstract selected for publication in the Journal of Urology.
  5. Ghazi A, Stone J, Park J, Candela B, Kukreji J, Rashid H, Messing E. Full Procedural Simulation for Transurethral Resection of Bladder Tumors (TURBT) Using 3-D Printing Technology. Abstract selected for publication in the Journal of Urology.
  6. Ghazi A, Stone J, Candela B, Richards M, Joseph J. Simulated Inanimate Model for Physical Learning Experience (SIMPLE) for Robotic Partial Nephrectomy Using a 3-D Printed Kidney Model. Abstract selected for publication in the Journal of Urology and Video Abstract selected for publication at AUA 2015 – 1st Place Award.
  7. Stone J, Candela B, Alleluia V, Fazili A, Richards M, Feng C, Peyre S, Joseph J, Ghazi A. A Novel Technique for Simulated Surgical Procedures Using 3D Printing Technology. Abstract selected for publication in the Journal of Urology.