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Specialty:

Internal Medicine

Sub Specialty:
Rheumatology
Geriatrics

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

Language Spoken:
Korean

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
176 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 26, 2017

He always take time to explain to me what's going on with me. Hoe he could assist.

October 24, 2017

very great experience.

October 24, 2017

I always have a good experience with Dr. Hwang and his team. They are the golden standard.

October 12, 2017

awesome Dr.

October 11, 2017

The doctor was very patient and easy to talk to. He wasn't in a hurry and gave me his full focus. It's nice going to a doctor that respects your time and sees you at your scheduled time and doesn't rush to get out of the room.

October 06, 2017

Dr.Hwang is one of the BEST doctors I have ever had. he listens, he is patient, and he is very compassionate.

October 04, 2017

am very happy with Dr whang it's nice to have a doctor actually look at you when your discussing health issues and are actually listening to you

September 28, 2017

Exceptional doctor, very good staff.

September 28, 2017

This was my first visit with this care provider. He went over my charts from my care provider who retired and spent a lot of time reviewing and talking with me

September 27, 2017

Very Pleased