Search for a UPMC doctor near you

Narrow your search:

To speak with an appointment scheduler, call 1-800-533-UPMC between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Note: We can schedule appointments for many — but not all — UPMC doctors and locations at this number.

Verify Your Insurance

Please call the physician's office to verify insurance coverage prior to scheduling an appointment.


Internal Medicine

Sub Specialty:

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

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
5 Stars
368 Patient
Satisfaction Ratings
Learn About Our Survey


UPMC Arthritis and Autoimmunity Center
Falk Medical Building
3601 Fifth Ave.
Suite 2B
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(412) 647-6700


Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
Rheumatology, American Board of Internal Medicine


MD, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

University of Virginia Medical School,
Charlottesville, VA

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine,
Cincinnati, OH

Appointment Information

New Patients

Appointment Information

Call 1-800-533-UPMC (8762), Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. to schedule an appointment OR call the locations listed above to speak with a representative.

Returning Patients

  • Your doctor may participate in scheduling through MyUPMC. If you would like to book online, please log in and visit the Appointments tab.
  • Call the locations listed above to speak with a representative.

Patient Ratings

Rate the Provider

Listens Carefully

Spends Enough Time with You

Recommend This Provider to Family/Friends

Shows Respect for Patients

Provides Easy to Understand Information

Explains in a Way You Understand

Patient Comments

At UPMC we believe transparency is critical. Patient comments found on UPMC Find A Doc are not investigated to ascertain truth or validity. Comments are posted in the spirit of providing patient's perceptions of their encounters with their providers.

Patient comments are gathered from our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and are displayed in their entirety. Patients are not identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

June 27, 2019

Will miss Dr Lienesch, tremendously......I wish him "All the Best" in the future....

June 27, 2019

Dr. Lienesch is an incredible doctor. I am sad to see him leave.

June 27, 2019

He is kind and caring. I'm sad that he is moving away.

June 26, 2019

Dr Lienesch is one of my favorite doctors. He is very good a what he does. He assesses my needs and my care. He helps me to understand how to take care of my illness and keep it under control. He listens and remembers and treats his patients with respect and kindness.

June 19, 2019

Dr Lienesch is a fantastic doctor, he takes time with anything that I ask him. He continues reading about research being done with sjogrens to keep me up to date with anything that can help me to feel better.

June 18, 2019

Dr. Lienesch is a wonderful caring doctor.

June 18, 2019

Dr. Lienesch is a phenomenal doctor. His care of me / my autoimmune illness has enabled me to have a much better quality of life. No matter how I am feeling / doing health wise, I know he will do all he can to improve my health. He has always been honest, straight forward - yet caring - when reviewing my test results. I respect, trust, appreciate and like Dr. Lienesch. Dr. Lienesch is not only a great doctor, but also a good person! I have confidently referred friends in need of a rheumatologist to Dr. Lienesch.

June 17, 2019

Dr. Lienesch is a supremely competent and caring physician. He is professional, kind, truly listens and understands the complexity of my condition. He is efficient and respectful of time needed to resolve concerns. I trust him to help me maximize my potential to meet my health needs. His knowledge and experience was evident as we worked together to find a solution to my pain . I am hopeful that he may have identified and resolved my challenging problem. He epitomizes excellence in medical care.

June 12, 2019

The doctor personally called me to discuss with me my lab test results.

June 12, 2019

this Doctor is the best provider of care that I have ever had