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Internal Medicine

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

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
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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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January 12, 2017

Dr. Lieneisch is a wonderful physician provider. He is thoughtful & caring. Even though he is usually incredibly busy, he always makes you feel as if you are the only patient he has to see that day. Very knowledgeable rheumatologist.

January 12, 2017

This Doctor is amazing and Spends so much attention to my medical needs

January 12, 2017

This was my first visit with Dr. Leniesch and I felt that he knew my history and understood my concerns.

January 05, 2017

all went well with my Drs visit

December 22, 2016

Everyone always pleasant and provide excellent care.

December 22, 2016

Dr. L is wonderful. He really listens.

December 22, 2016

Dr. Linesch was very engaged, professional and kind during this visit. Sam, the nurse attending to my vitals was sweet and very professional. Ray, my existing nurse, is ALWAYS a professional gem....very kind man.

December 22, 2016

I always have a good visit with Dr. L. He is very attentive to what I have to say, and he is careful to explain and answer any questions I might have.

December 20, 2016

Dr. leinesch is very professional and listened to and responded to my concerns.

December 15, 2016

Even though I had blood work done between visits, we discuss the results at my appointment. If there had been a problem/concern, he would call to discuss. The doctor is attentive, caring and genuinely concerned about what I have to say and my well being.