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Internal Medicine

Sub Specialty:
Interventional Cardiology

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Shadyside

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
5 Stars
516 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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January 18, 2017

Dr. girdhar is an exceptional physician.

January 17, 2017

Both my cardiologist and his staff are exemplary and exceed expectations

January 06, 2017

Everything was professional and as it should be

January 06, 2017

This was an excellent experience

January 06, 2017

excellent care, fine physician, office is run very efficiently.

January 03, 2017

I am a physician and I am very particular about my medical care; Dr Girdhar was excellent. He reviewed my history with me in detail, he listened attentively and compassionately about my concerns and addressed each concern with the utmost detail. He not only addressed my concerns but provided additional feedback as to recommendations regarding preventive measures to remain healthy. I was very impressed with Dr Girdhar's empathetic, kind nature and his thoroughness during my visit, he is a great example of the type of empathetic professionalism that we all should practice as physicians.

January 03, 2017

I see this provider for recheck of HBP and he has done a superior job!

December 30, 2016

overall i was educated on my condition. very happy and at ease.

December 30, 2016

Excellent visit as always. Would recommend Dr. Girdhar to anyone with heart issues. Always a pleasure to have an appointment there its nice to know there are people that definitely care about you.

December 28, 2016

I've ALWAYS been treated with the utmost respect and courtesy by Dr. Girdhar and his staff and I believe they are ALL a credit to the UPMC organization!