UPMC Emergency Medicine Staffing Leadership

Jason Biggs, MD

Chief of Emergency Medicine Services at St. Clair Hospital

Dr. Biggs earned his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA, and completed a residency in emergency medicine at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Biggs is board-certified in emergency medicine and has been practicing since 2009.

Douglas Brash, DO

Chief of Emergency Medicine Services at UPMC Jameson

Dr. Brash earned his medical degree from West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine. In 1998, he completed his residency at Millcreek Hospital in Erie, Pa.

Sundeep Ekbote, MD

Chief of Emergency Medicine Services at Monongahela Valley Hospital

Dr. Ekbote earned his medical degree from the University of Michigan. He completed a residency in emergency medicine at the Medical College of Pennsylvania (Drexel University).

Marc Eubanks, MD

Chief of Emergency Medicine Services at UPMC East

Dr. Eubanks earned his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine with residency training and subsequent EMS fellowship at Allegheny General Hospital. Dr. Eubanks completed a Master’s in Public Management with a focus in Health Systems Management from Carnegie Mellon in 2013 and has been in practice since 1999.

Surabhi Gaur, MD

Chief of Emergency Medicine Services at Uniontown Hospital

Dr. Gaur is a native of the South Hills of Pittsburgh. She has a bachelor's degree in economics from Dartmouth College and earned her medical degree and master’s degree in business administration from Temple University. Dr. Gaur completed an emergency medicine residency at Cooper Hospital in Camden, New Jersey and is board-certified in emergency medicine.

Matthew Glenn, DO

Chief of Emergency Medicine Services at Grove City Medical Center

Dr. Glenn earned his medical degree from Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency at St. Francis Medical Center. Dr. Glenn is board-certified in family medicine. He has been the medical director at Grove City Medical Center since 2000 and serves as the Trauma Program Medical Director for the Level IV trauma center.

Maria Guyette, MD

Chief of Emergency Medicine Services at UPMC Shadyside

Dr. Guyette is an assistant professor with the University of Pittsburgh Department of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Guyette earned her medical degree from Albany Medical College. She completed her residency in emergency medicine at the University of Pittsburgh.

Rani Kumar, MD

Chief of Emergency Medicine Services at UPMC McKeesport

Dr. Kumar earned her medical degree from Glancy Medical College in Amristar, India. She completed her pediatrics residency at Richland Memorial Hospital in Columbia, S.C. Dr. Kumar is board-certified in emergency medicine, pediatrics and pediatric emergency medicine. She has worked as an emergency department physician since 1981.

Jonathan Landis, MD

Chief of Emergency Medicine Services at UPMC Passavant

Dr. Landis is responsible for the UPMC Passavant campus in McCandless. He earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch and completed an emergency medicine residency at Allegheny General Hospital. Dr. Landis is board-certified in emergency medicine and has been practicing since 1994.

Carl K. Lange, MD

Chief of Emergency Medicine Services at Ohio Valley General Hospital

Dr. Lange earned his medical degree at St. George’s University and completed a general surgery residency at McKeesport Hospital and a fellowship in surgical oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Lange has contributed to surgical and critical care literature and is certified by the American Board of Surgery. He has been practicing emergency medicine for more than 10 years.

Benjamin Martin, MD

Chief of Emergency Medicine Services at UPMC St. Margaret

Dr. Martin earned his medical degree from Mayo Medical School, located in Rochester, Minnesota. He completed a residency in family medicine at UPMC St. Margaret. Dr. Martin has worked for UPMC Emergency Medicine since 2003. In 2014, he traveled to Sudan where he served as the Regional Medical Officer for the US Embassy Khartoum for two years.

Charissa Pacella, MD

Chief of Emergency Medicine Services at UPMC Presbyterian

Dr. Pacella also serves as an associate professor and the Vice Chair of Clinical Operations Department for UPMC Emergency Medicine. She earned her medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. She completed a residency in emergency medicine at the University of Pittsburgh.

Joe Suyama, MD

Chief of Emergency Medicine Services at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC

Dr. Suyama is an associate professor with the University of Pittsburgh Department of Emergency Medicine. He earned his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. Suyama completed his residency in emergency medicine at the University of Cincinnati.

Michael Turturro, MD

Chief of Emergency Medicine Services at UPMC Mercy

Dr. Turturro is an associate professor with the University of Pittsburgh Department of Emergency Medicine. He earned his medical degree from State University of New York. He completed his residency in emergency medicine at the University of Pittsburgh.​

Ray Viducich, MD

Associate Chief of Emergency Medicine Services at UPMC Passavant

Dr. Viducich is responsible for the UPMC Passavant campus in Cranberry. He earned his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He completed an emergency medicine residency at Akron City Hospital. Dr. Viducich is board-certified in emergency medicine and has been working at UPMC Passavant since 2008.

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