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Internal Medicine

Sub Specialty:
Interventional Cardiology

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Shadyside

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
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536 Patient
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University of Pittsburgh Physicians

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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March 27, 2017

Dr. Girdhar has always been attentive to my concerns about my health and is excellent in explaining what I need to do and why. Also when prescribing medications he takes the time to explain why the medication is needed and what it does. I leave with a huge level of comfort after a visit with Dr. Girdhar. Can not give this man enough praise.

March 27, 2017

Excellent experience....

March 21, 2017

what a great man, and a great physician. I cannot say anything more other than Upmc is lucky to have him on staff.

March 21, 2017

I am very appreciative to have Dr Girdhar as my Cardiologist. I couldn't ask for better care

March 17, 2017

Dr is an excellent doctor! He is very professional, treats you like a person, explains everything he is going to do, and he addresses all of your questions and concerns! He is the best doctor I have and I would recommend him to everyone!!! Thanks

March 17, 2017

wonderful bedside manner, knowledgeable about my issues, helpful in maintaining conditions. I genuinely like this provider as a person and trust him as a doctor

March 17, 2017

Dr. Girdhar is the best! He always takes the time to listen carefully to my concerns and reassure me that my ticker is ok! He is such a kind and wonderful man and is not allowed to ever retire...I'm being serious. :)

March 17, 2017

very kind

March 06, 2017

I love Dr Girdhar and the staff. They are the best

February 24, 2017

very good experience