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Specialty:

Internal Medicine

Sub Specialty:
Rheumatology
Geriatrics

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

Language Spoken:
Korean

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
198 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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June 01, 2018

Always a good experience, Dr. Hwang always takes time and care to listen to concerns and address them. Very intelligent physician who obviously enjoys working with patients and in rheumatology. I trust his judgement and have been able to stress less since I started seeing this physician for a very difficult to manage problem. He truly goes above and beyond, treating his patients and staff with respect. Thank you Dr. Hwang!!

May 17, 2018

wonderful provider all around. Highly recommended.

May 16, 2018

Dr Hwang is absolutely the best!!! He is so knowledgeable, kind, patient, and truly interested in my healthcare.

May 09, 2018

Dr. Hwang is extremely knowledgeable in his field. He always seeks to help reduce inflamation and assist in pain management and is willing to do tests needed to help diagnose. My autoimmune disorder seems to be in remission, but he did blood work to be sure. If good, no need to return unless further symptoms arise.

May 08, 2018

took the time and explained to me what my condition was and who to go to for further treatment

May 03, 2018

everyone is friendly and helpful in any wat

April 18, 2018

All good things to say! No bad experiences.

April 18, 2018

dr Hwang is the only reason I am willing to drive to Pittsburgh. he is an excellent doctor and the care I received is top notch.

April 17, 2018

Ray was excellent, as usual. Dr. Huang was thorough, kind, helpful, etc. - he could give lessons in how to be a good doctor.

April 12, 2018

Dr. Hwang is my favorite UPMC Doctor.He is smart, kind, a very good listener and has helped me with EDS more than any other Dr. I felt completely taken care of and he deserves an award.