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Internal Medicine

Sub Specialty:
Interventional Cardiology

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Shadyside

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
5 Stars
527 Patient
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University of Pittsburgh Physicians

UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute
Shadyside Medical Building
5200 Centre Ave.
Suite 514
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Office Phone:
(412) 621-1500


Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine
Nuclear Cardiology, Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology


MD, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

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November 21, 2016

Dr. Girdhar is consistently kind, caring and compassionate. the dealings I had over the phone with his nurse Janelle were equally caring and kind.

November 11, 2016

Have never had a problem having my apt. be anything but productive and satisfactory. I credit this Dr. for helping me keep my health.

November 11, 2016

I can only have the highest praise and regards for Dr. Girdhard and his entire staff.

November 10, 2016

very happy with dr GIRDHAR and his office staff

November 10, 2016

Very good visit! Immediately felt relaxed knowing I was in professional care. I'm a veterinarian and understand how important it is to our clients. Felt I was treated with honest compassion. I don't know how you do it. If my waiting room was that full I'd feel overwhelmed and less objective. Your staff is very supportive and a gift

November 09, 2016

excellent care for from this doctor. love him!

November 09, 2016

I absolutely adored Dr. Girdhar, and his staff was excellent. I was in a scary situation and Dr. Girdhar took the time to calm my fears and answer all of my questions, in "English" so I could understand.

November 08, 2016

THIS WAS MY 1ST VISIT & it was all good from the front desk to the nurses & especially the Doctor.

November 08, 2016

Dr Girdhar has been my cardiologist for the past 16 years. I was also an RN for 40 years before I recently retired. Dr Girdhar is the best physician I have ever known. He is kind, compassionate and brilliant. He listens and is never rushed. He is the best. I have referred many people to him. His staff is also very kind and competent.

November 08, 2016

Dr Girdhar and his staff are simply the best.