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Internal Medicine

Sub Specialty:
Nephrology (Kidneys)

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

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
5 Stars
106 Patient
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UPMC Kidney Clinic at University Center
University Center
120 Lytton Ave.
Suite 300
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Scheduling Phone:
(412) 802-3043


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


MD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

Brigham & Women's Hospital,
Boston, MA

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

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February 20, 2018

This provider is very personable. hHe not only cares about the conditions you are visiting for but also about you overall conditions and living environment.

February 20, 2018

Dr Johnston is a true professional.

February 20, 2018

Dr Johnston is the best doctor I've ever had in every way possible, from his knowledge, attitude and being very caring, concerned and compassionate.

February 02, 2018

Dr Jamie Johnston is the absolute best in his field. he has so much knowledge and is so willing to share it with you. He is a God sent blessing to our family.

January 31, 2018

Dr. Johnston truly cares about his patients. He always listens to my concerns and to the concerns of my family. I thank God everyday that he's my doctor.

January 19, 2018

very nice Doctor and staff

January 09, 2018

excellent visit with an outstanding provider. I am a physician myself, and see Dr. Johnston for sub-specialty care - he is excellent.

December 08, 2017

Dr. Johnston is by far the best Doctor I have ever had. Great bed side manner, always on top of things and explains very thoroughly all that is going on with my health and treatment.

November 29, 2017

I have always had a good experience with this provider. I always feel respected and heard. He listens well and always gives thorough explanations for any questions or concerns I have.

November 29, 2017

Dr Johnston is wonderful....caring, thorough, and efficient! highly recommend for any kidney patient. I've seen him for almost 15 years and have never had a "bad visit." he knows my history and I feel he truly cares about my future. I can only hope the doctors that he trains are as great as he is!