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Specialty:

Internal Medicine

Sub Specialty:
Rheumatology
Geriatrics

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC East

Language Spoken:
Korean

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

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,
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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October 01, 2019

Dr. Hwang is wonderful! Kind, respectful, really listens and a good diagnostician. Instantly put me at ease with his warm and relaxing demeanor.Highly recommend.

September 25, 2019

The doctor spent a good amount of time with my appointment. I never felt like he was rushed or moving on to the next person. He was very nice and explained things to me.

September 24, 2019

it was my first visit to see this Dr. and he spent alot of time with me and was very thorough and seemed very concerned with my health

September 20, 2019

doctor is very nice and knowledgable.

September 19, 2019

This was my first visit with Dr. Hwang and I found him to be a respectful and willing listener. He seemed to have reviewed my previous history and readily provided me with direction to alleviate my current complaints.

September 19, 2019

excellent listener; very knowledgable

September 18, 2019

Dr. Hwang takes the time to prepare before your visit (he is always knowledgeable about updates to my medical record) and has always treated my concerns with respect. He has so many good suggestions and is willing to listen.

September 17, 2019

He is honestly the best and most thorough Dr. I've ever seen.

September 17, 2019

very caring good listener explains everything very well gave good materials to help with condition

September 17, 2019

good listener, honestly expressed expectations