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Internal Medicine

Sub Specialty:
Critical Care

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Northwest
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
UPMC Shadyside
UPMC McKeesport
UPMC Horizon
UPMC Presbyterian
UPMC Mercy

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
5 Stars
116 Patient
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Division of Pulmonary, Allergy & CCM
Falk Medical Building (Comprehensive Lung Center)
3601 Fifth Ave.
4th Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(412) 648-6161


Critical Care Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
Pulmonary Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine


MD, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

University of Pennsylvania Health System,
Philadelphia, PA

University of Pennsylvania Health System,
Philadelphia, PA

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July 26, 2018

Dr. Pilewki is always wonderful and helpful.

July 25, 2018

excellent care

May 31, 2018

Dr pilewski, is amazing and I love him ! he is very knowledgeable and an amazing Dr I truly am blessed to have him as my Dr and would recommend him to anyone, he helped save my life I am truly grateful!!

May 30, 2018

providers are cautious and careful on how they handle patients as to not spread illnesses from patient to patient. also extremely confident and knowledgeable on plans of treatment.

May 17, 2018

Very satisfied with my care at UPMC. Always concerned about my health and are always available when needed.

May 17, 2018

UPMC is so fortunate to have Dr. Joseph Pilewski on their team. He and his staff are excellent. He consistently works with me to assist in managing my condition. His nurse Margie Geisner is also awesome.

May 10, 2018

my husband and I appreciated the outstanding care given to me by Dr. Pilewski. He ran behind in his schedule but when it Was my turn he took his time and listened and explain things very nicely to us.

May 10, 2018

everyone was an always very helpful. an I thank them

March 29, 2018

Dr. Pilewski has always ALWAYS given me plenty of time to review and update where necessary. No matter how busy the day is going. If I had to wait longer to see him, it was only because he was doing the same with other patients. I wish every doctor followed his model. He is the best.

March 28, 2018

Dr. Pilewski is an excellent provider. He is very attentive to my needs and really seems to care about my health.