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Specialty:

Internal Medicine

Sub Specialty:
Rheumatology
Geriatrics

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

Language Spoken:
Korean

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
165 Patient
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LOCATION(S):

University of Pittsburgh Physicians

Lupus Center of Excellence - UPMC
Medical Arts Building
3708 Fifth Ave.
Suite 501
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(412) 586-3550
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UPMC Arthritis and Autoimmunity Center
Falk Medical Building
3601 Fifth Ave.
Suite 2B
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(412) 647-6700
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BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

Geriatric Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
Rheumatology, American Board of Internal Medicine

Education:

MD, University of Ulsan College of Medicine Asan Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea

Residency:
University of Ulsan College of Medicine Asan Medical Center,
Seoul, South Korea

University of Ulsan College of Medicine Asan Medical Center,
Seoul, South Korea

University of Texas Medical Branch,
Galveston, TX


Fellowships:
Cleveland Clinic Foundation Lerner Research Institute,
Cleveland, OH

University of Alabama School of Medicine at Birmingham,
Birmingham, AL



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August 29, 2017

Dr. Hwang treats my autoimmune condition and I see him approximately every six months. He is very caring and concerned, and provides all the information I need to control my RA. Dr. Hwang is an excellent doctor and I have the utmost trust in him.

August 09, 2017

everything about this office was excellent

August 03, 2017

He was an excellent doctor! He is taking my health seriously and isn't willing to lump me together with others that have the same disease and treat me with the same meds that may or may not work for that disease. He was very determined to find the specific cause and introduce only the treatments of utmost necessity. This makes me trust him with my health and the

July 12, 2017

I am always very happy with the care and knowledge this provider gives me!!!

June 29, 2017

My experiences were all good.

June 08, 2017

Dr.Hwang is always attentive to my health needs. He is a very good listener and I'm very pleased with the health routine he has given me. the staff is also very polite and friendly.

June 06, 2017

Well, everything went rather well other than a few statements from the doctor that were a bit confusing. Overall, he was empathetic...but telling me that a chronic, incurable genetic disorder was "a gift" didn't entirely sit well with me. Perhaps it was an attempt to make me think positively or something to that effect...I plan to email him to clarify exactly what he meant.

June 02, 2017

Can not say enough good for the entire visit and staff.

June 01, 2017

wonderful staff

June 01, 2017

cortisone shot given very well no pain