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Internal Medicine

Sub Specialty:
Sleep Disorders
Critical Care

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Presbyterian
UPMC Shadyside
UPMC St Margaret
UPMC Mercy
UPMC McKeesport

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Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.8 Stars
43 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
Sleep Medicine, American Board of Sleep Medicine


MD, University of Alabama School of Medicine at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

University of Alabama School of Medicine at Birmingham,
Birmingham, AL

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

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September 30, 2019

I always have a hard time connecting to doctors. I felt very comfortable with Dr. Atwood. He was polite, respectful, and patient. He listened to me and didn't make me feel like I was crazy. He took his time to explain everything and did not rush through the visit.

June 03, 2019

Spoke frankly about my health. I liked that we didn't waste time.

June 03, 2019

I saw his fellow first, Samara. She was excellent as well. They were courteous and quick and respected my wish to get out of there as soon as possible to pick up my son.

April 29, 2019

Excellent process from start to finish

April 01, 2019

the check took more time then seeing the doctor

March 04, 2019

Courteous and very competent

January 28, 2019

I was blessed to be referred to Dr Atwood. I have MS and had trouble fighting off pneumonia for 8 weeks. He has reassured me that my lungs are healthy again and if I begin to have any symptoms to immediately call the office.

January 28, 2019

Great listener and thorough when I had any questions

January 28, 2019

good experience

January 07, 2019

best Doctor