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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
139 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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Patient Comments

Patient comments are gathered from our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and are displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-indentified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

November 03, 2016

excellent doctor

November 02, 2016

What a wonderful Dr. He listened and answered all my questions. His staff was equally kind and helpful-I would recommend him to others

October 27, 2016

The doctor was concerned, interested in what I had to say and was not rushed or in a hurry. He answered all questions and discussed options with me.

October 26, 2016

GREAT! I'm very satisifed with the Doctor. he is always willing to listen and seems to no me and take care of my needs.

October 19, 2016

Always great service

October 13, 2016

Dr office always calls me back, Dr cares about treatment and patients. Extremely knowledgeable! I trust him with my health.

October 07, 2016

Dr Hwang is awesome. He spends enough time to make sure you understand everything and goes above and beyond to get information for further research for his patients!

September 08, 2016

He was amazing! I was praying for a miracle in terms of finding a physician who really tried to understand my condition and I found him!

September 08, 2016

Best Dr ever! Spent a lot of time with me, my 1st visit. Kind, compassionate & well prepared

August 23, 2016

I was treated very promptly, and the Doctor gave me all the time I needed to discuss matters, never making me feel that he was too busy to consider my concerns.