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Internal Medicine

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Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
UPMC Mercy
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University of Pittsburgh Physicians

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

UPMC Arthritis and Autoimmunity Center at UPMC Mercy
UPMC Mercy
1400 Locust St.
Bldg. D, Suite 2100
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Scheduling 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

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November 17, 2016

Dr Lienesch is phenomenal in every way.

November 03, 2016

Dr Leinesch is great, always knows the answers to my questions and makes me very comfortable.

October 13, 2016

Consistently includes me in the plan of my care, is respectful my concerns and is open to questions.

October 13, 2016

this is a practice and a great Doctor who cares.

October 13, 2016

Dr. Lienesch is one of most patient and professional physicians that I know.

October 11, 2016

Dr. Lienesch is an outstanding physician! He helped me to walk again without pain! He is so kind,compassionate and professional. He listens and takes time with me at every visit. He is an outstanding practitioner, and his knowledge of rheumatology as well as other disease processes adds to the level of care he provides. I have a group of UPMC physicians who care for me and they are ALL outstanding. They have the capability of accessing ALL of my medical records, so they are all on the same page. I feel safe in their care. I travel > 40 miles to see each of my physicians and will continue to do so.

October 04, 2016

I've never had any bad experiences with this doctor or his staff.

October 03, 2016

Dr. Lienesch is very good--he seems to genuinely care about me and my health. He takes the time to listen to me and truly hear what I need to say.

September 29, 2016

Dr. Liensich is wonderful and I feel very comfortable with his care.

September 15, 2016

Dr. L put me at ease, answered my questions and was extremely thorough. I left the office feeling that I was in very good hands and it was not necessary to get additional opinions. So far, so good.