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Internal Medicine

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

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
328 Patient
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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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May 24, 2018

As always, Dr Lienesch provided excellent care and a thorough explanation of my medical condition and treatment plan.

May 03, 2018

Dr. Lienesch always takes time to listen. I've never felt rushed or hurried. I've recommended him several times to others and they have always been pleased with their care too.

May 03, 2018

Dr Linesch has great combination of "bedside manner" and knowledge.

April 26, 2018

dr. has a wonderful bedside manner. he talks to you, not down to you. answers questions, adds input, explains.your condition, overall very helpful.

April 26, 2018

Dr. Lienesch has changed my life. I feel very fortunate to have found him and am thriving under his care. I especially like that he gets back to me within 24 hours when I send him a message through the MyUpmc site. He treats me with great respect and always answers all my questions and concerns with patience and easy to understand information.

April 25, 2018

Dr. Liensch always explains what has to be done, and why. I a very comfortable with him, and very confident with his skills.

April 25, 2018

The best, takes his time, listens to me. He is a gentile man.

April 19, 2018

The dr is an excellent listener, as always.

April 19, 2018

Excellent care

April 18, 2018

this doctor is exceptional !!!