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Internal Medicine
PCP (Primary Care Physician)

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Presbyterian
UPMC Shadyside

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Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
132 Patient
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UPMC General Internal Medicine, at UPMC Shadyside (Shea Medical Bldg.)
Shadyside Medical Building
5200 Centre Ave.
Suite 509
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Office Phone:
(412) 623-2458

UPMC General Internal Medicine, Oakland
UPMC Montefiore
3459 Fifth Ave.
9 South
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(412) 692-4888


Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine


MD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

University of Rochester Medical Center,
Rochester, NY

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

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January 23, 2018

Dr. Heist is quite simply THE BEST! Attentive, caring, honest and always there for me. I could not ask for a better PCP.

December 18, 2017

Dr. Heist listened carefully to my health concerns. He is a great PCP. The staff in the clinic were very nice.

December 18, 2017

I am very happy with Dr. Heist. He never rushes me and he knows who I am.

December 12, 2017

Good listener, patient with patients

December 12, 2017

love Dr Heist. very easy to talk to. very calm demeanor. describes things at both high-level and detail-level, whichever I want. great!

December 08, 2017

Always excellent.

December 04, 2017

was very respectful and paid attention to my concerns

November 28, 2017

All good

October 27, 2017

Dr Heist was thorough and explained the reasons behind his decisions.

October 20, 2017

Very professional and very friendly which helps a lot.