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Cardiovascular Disease

Sub Specialty:
Interventional Cardiology

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Presbyterian
UPMC Shadyside

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
5 Stars
569 Patient
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UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute
Shadyside Medical Building
5200 Centre Ave.
Suite 514
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Office Phone:
(412) 621-1500


Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine
Nuclear Cardiology, Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology


MD, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

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December 26, 2017

Always a pleasure to meet with this doctor.

December 20, 2017

Dr. Girdhar has the best bed side manner of any physician I have ever seen. This is interesting because he is a cardiologist who have a reputation that is the opposite. He is exceptional.

December 19, 2017

Dr. Girdhar is very friendly and his nurse is also very friendly

December 15, 2017

always enjoy my visits and feel that I have been well taken care of

December 13, 2017

Dr. Girdhar is an excellent doctor. He is in-tune to patients concern and genuinely cares. I feel very comfortable speaking with him and highly recommend him to my family and friends. He speaks and explains things to you so that you understand

December 13, 2017

Dr Girdhar is and outstanding doctor and individual. I am thankful that he is my heart doctor!

December 12, 2017

Excellent experience as always since 2001

December 12, 2017

This doctor was not only extremely knowledgeable about the particulars of my heart condition, but conversed with me in a kind and considered manner that put me very much at ease. In short, I am very pleased with the quality of care and the nature of the transactionsthat I am receiving from and having with Dr. Girdhar.

December 08, 2017

I thoroughly trust Dr. Girdhar as my cardiologist because of his care of my wife's health issues. After now seeing him for myself I couldn't ask for a better doctor.

December 06, 2017

my doctors are the very best!