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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
152 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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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

May 30, 2017

excellent provider!

May 05, 2017

The only reason I drive to Pittsburgh is to receive treatment from Dr. Hwang and his staff. I have no complaints and only praise! They are top notch and have helped me considerably with my medical needs.

April 21, 2017

I always have excellent experiences when I have my 6 month follow up appts. The staff is always curious and professional . Dr HWang is very knowledgeable about my personal chronic condition.

March 29, 2017

i am very pleased with Dr. Whang.