Search for a UPMC doctor near you

Narrow your search:

To speak with an appointment scheduler, call 1-800-533-UPMC between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Note: We can schedule appointments for many — but not all — UPMC doctors and locations at this number.

Verify Your Insurance

Please call the physician's office to verify insurance coverage prior to scheduling an appointment.


Internal Medicine

Sub Specialty:
Nephrology (Kidneys)

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Shadyside
UPMC McKeesport
UPMC Presbyterian
UPMC Mercy
UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
5 Stars
92 Patient
Satisfaction Ratings
Learn About Our Survey


UPMC Kidney Clinic at Medical Arts Building
3708 Fifth Ave.
Suite 501
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Scheduling Phone:
(412) 802-3043

UPMC Kidney Clinic at UPMC Shadyside
Shadyside Medical Building
5200 Centre Ave.
Suite 509
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Office Phone:
(412) 802-3043


Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
Nephrology, American Board of Internal Medicine


MD, Brown University Alpert School of Medicine, Providence, RI

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

Appointment Information

New Patients

Appointment Information

Call 1-800-533-UPMC (8762), Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. to schedule an appointment OR call the locations listed above to speak with a representative.

Returning Patients

  • Your doctor may participate in scheduling through MyUPMC. If you would like to book online, please log in and visit the Appointments tab.
  • Call the locations listed above to speak with a representative.

Patient Ratings

Rate the Provider

Listens Carefully

Spends Enough Time with You

Recommend This Provider to Family/Friends

Shows Respect for Patients

Provides Easy to Understand Information

Explains in a Way You Understand

Patient Comments

At UPMC we believe transparency is critical. Patient comments found on UPMC Find A Doc are not investigated to ascertain truth or validity. Comments are posted in the spirit of providing patient's perceptions of their encounters with their providers.

Patient comments are gathered from our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and are displayed in their entirety. Patients are not identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

May 17, 2019

Dr. Passero and his staff are polite, professional, and caring people. They are an example of how an efficient office should be operated. They are "patient centered," which provides a positive visit experience.

May 15, 2019

dr passero is an amazing dr. i would and have recommended him! he takes great care of me and is very thorough.

May 15, 2019

I have been a pt. of Dr. Passero's for 5 years. I am very satisfied with the care I've had. I would highly recommend him to others.

May 14, 2019


May 03, 2019

a truly excellent physician

May 03, 2019

I found that Dr. Passers treated me as an individual and had my best interest at heart. he took a lot of time with me which was wonderful. I didn't feel like a number.

May 01, 2019

my experience was very good

April 30, 2019

Dr. Passero is a very knowledgeable and personable physician. A true professional.

April 19, 2019

Dr. Passero is always courteous, attentive, and helpful. He makes me comfortable and feeling like I am part of the process toward recovery. I attribute my recovery a joint effort between us and look forward to his office visits for a complete and accurate evaluation of the recovery process and a well thought out next step.

March 08, 2019

Exceptional care and attention.