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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
123 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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October 27, 2017

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

September 07, 2017

My previous PCP was leaving UPMC, and this was my first time to see him as my PCP. He was very friendly and showed concern about my life in general. I had an impression that he cares about patients and he is a very good doctor.

August 21, 2017

Great provider and staff. Especially, Dr. Heist listened to my concerns and gave me a good guidance with easy understandable words. And the team work of his team was very organized and I could finish my visit smoothly including immunization and blood test on site.

August 14, 2017

Dr. Heist always takes the time to talk with me about Wwhatever concerns I may have. He is very kind and considerate.

July 31, 2017

Brian is an amazing physician ... super caring and thorough .. never feel rushed .. very responsive to emails !! Always on time .. all staff is very nice and friendly !!

July 05, 2017


May 09, 2017

Dr Heist took his time talking with me and explaining my health history and any questions and concerns I had. He got back to me in a timely manner with results of my recent lab results

April 18, 2017

He thanked me for being healthy! :)

April 04, 2017

Excellent staff from the receptionist, medical assistant,RN, medical student & Dr Brian Heist. Visit was on time and Dr. Heist is very caring and knowledgeable. Listens and offers suggestions for care.

April 04, 2017