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Internal Medicine

Sub Specialty:
Nephrology (Kidneys)

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

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
5 Stars
72 Patient
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UPMC Kidney Clinic at Medical Arts Building
3708 Fifth Ave.
Suite 501
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Scheduling Phone:
(412) 802-3043


Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
Nephrology, American Board of Internal Medicine


MD, MCP Hahnemann University/Drexel, Philadelphia, PA

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

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May 30, 2019

dr Pirano is a caring, extremely proficient physician. I have always trusted her to give me the best treatment and advice

May 30, 2019

excellent experience

May 20, 2019

I have had excellent experiences with this provider over the many years she has been my nephrologist. She is thorough, paying attention to detail, answering all my questions and giving attention to my concerns during my long illness.

May 20, 2019

she is wonderful!

May 16, 2019

The was a very good experience. Other providers could take a lesson in caring and being efficient at the same time.

May 13, 2019

Dr Piraino has been my doctor for 20 years. She has always beeen open and honest with me. The first time I saw her was in 1999, I was in the hospital and just starting dialysis for the second time in my life. She came in and just started talking to me to try and get my spirits up and realize it wasn't as bad as it seemed. I remember I had the tv on and was using closed caption and we started talking about that. I liked that because most doctors don't talk to you about things other then what you are seeing them for. Most doctors just treat you as one patient out many they see.

April 29, 2019

Dr. Beth Piraino is a superior clinician and diagnostician!

April 25, 2019

Dr. Piraino is very professional and makes you feel at ease.

April 22, 2019

Dr. Piraino is the best doctor I have ever had and I trust her with my life. I receive excellent care from her.

April 11, 2019

Dr Piraino has always cared for me with the best care plus!