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Sub Specialty:
Infectious Diseases

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

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
41 Patient
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Center for Care of Infectious Diseases
Falk Medical Building
3601 Fifth Ave.
7th Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(412) 647-7228


Infectious Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine


MD, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Temple University School of Medicine,
Philadelphia, PA

University of Virginia Medical School,
Charlottesville, VA

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August 29, 2018

Dr. Byers is an example of excellence in the medical world. she is attentive, understanding, and incredibly knowledgeable. I feel privileged to have had the opportunity to be a patient.

August 06, 2018

Dr. Byers and staff are excellent. I am consistently impressed by Dr. Byers' compassion and high level of care.

May 30, 2018

Doctor was patient, concerned, ready to answer any questions.

May 23, 2018


March 28, 2018

Dr. Karin was phenomenal! I was accompanied by my 33 yr old daughter. We both were 100% satisfied & appreciated the doctor, her knowledge, compassion, advise & suggestions to figure out what is going on with my health. Ive seen many drs & a lot of specialists over my 56 yrs and she was by far the BEST!!! My daughter also agree & we both left there feeling very confident in Dr. Karin.

March 07, 2018

Absolutely nothing bad to comment on. First of all, quickly checked in at kiosk. Had to update all insurance info., took less thaan three minutes. before we were done with the 3 minute insurance update, we were already being called back by the most awesome nurse EVER! Her name is Ashley (hope I spelled it correctly), so personable, genuinely interested and engaged. Felt very comfortable, and I loved the way she stressed honesty and trust between the staff and patient. There was a wonderful sense of caring and positive feedback, I guess the feeling could be best described as you don't feel scrutinized or judged. Dr. entered the room 2 or 3 minutes after Nurse Ashley exited. I don't know how to express what a magnificent Dr. and healer she aspires to be. She is not just a prescriber (giving medication for symptoms instead of diagnosing the real problem), she is a dedicated mystery solver... (That is the stage I am in)...and I truly believe, once this is all figured out, that she will do whatever needs to be done.

February 28, 2018

Dr.Byers is a very pleasant person who goes out of her way to make a patient comfortable under somewhat stressful conditions. The Doctor is very knowledgeable and has improved my condition immeasurably.

February 14, 2018

Dr. Byers was by far the very best doctor I have ever had in my life. I had been to 4 others before her for my condition, and none explained even my test results. She not only treated me with complete respect, but she genuinely seemed to care about my anxiety about my condition, and she had great compassion. She made me feel, to put it plainly, like a human being! I highly recommend Dr. Byers. I have never had a doctor like her in my 60 years.

January 17, 2018

Dr Byers took the time to have detailed working knowledge of my complex medical history. She responded in concerned detailed manner that was very helpful to me in helping me deal with complex convergence of medical conditions.

January 03, 2018

Dr Karin Byers and staff are some of the best in the medical profession.