​Geriatric Medicine Experts


Clinical Information

Academic Information

Neil Resnick, MD

​Director, Magee Acute Care and Transitions Program
Geriatrician and Specialist in Incontinence

​Thomas Detre Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Geriatric Medicine
Director, Hartford Center of Excellence in Geriatrics
Associate Director, Institute on Aging CMS/CMMI Healthcare Innovation Advisor

Namita S Ahuja, MD

Geriatrician and Medical Director of Heritage Place, Squirrel Hill

Clinical Assistant Professor

Alfred L. Fisher, MD, PhD

Geriatrician, Hospital Care only

Assistant Professor

Amelia Gennari, MD

Geriatrician and Medical Director of UPMC Senior Care - Shadyside

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Susan L. Greenspan, MD

Director, Osteoporosis Prevention and Treatment Center

Professor of Medicine

Associate Director, Institute on Aging

Steven M. Handler, MD, PhD

Geriatrician, Canterbury Place

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Shuja Hassan, MD

Geriatrician and Medical Director, Canterbury Place

Assistant Professor of Medicine

David A. Nace, MD, MPH

Geriatrician, Chief Medical Officer, UPMC Senior Communities

Medical Director, Asbury Heights

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Director of Long Term Care

Neelesh Nadkarni, MD, PhD 

Geriatrician, Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Anne Newman, MD , MPH


Chair, Department of Epidemiology
Director, Center for Aging and Population Health
Professor of Epidemiology, Medicine and Clinical & Translational Science

Elizabeth A. O'Keefe, MD

Geriatrician and Medical Director, Charles Morris Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

Associate Professor, Clinician-Educator

Associate Director of the Geriatrics Fellowship program

David A. Pasquale, DO


Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Sangeeta Rana, MD, MPH


Assistant Professor of Medicine

Eric G. Rodriguez, MD, MPH

Geriatrician, Medical Director

Associate Professor of Medicine

Michelle I. Rossi, MD, MPH


Associate Director of Clinical Care Activities, Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center (GRECC) VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System

Director, Geriatric Evaluation and Management (GEM) Clinic at the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System

Fred H. Rubin, MD


Professor of Medicine

Chairman, Department of Medicine at UPMC Shadyside

Karen Scandrett, MD


Assistant Professor of Medicine

Stephanie A. Studenski, MD, MPH

Geriatrician and Specialist in Balance and Mobility

Professor of Medicine

Director of Research, Division of Geriatric Medicine

Director, Pittsburgh Pepper Center
Director, AOC in Geriatric Medicine

Staff Physician at the GRECC, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System

Stasa Tadic, MD

Geriatrician and Specialist in Incontinence

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Adele L. Towers, MD, MPH


Associate Professor of Medicine and Psychiatry

Medical Director, Health Information Management

Shachi Tyagi, MD


Instructor of Medicine

Adrian Visoiu, MD

Geriatrician, Medical Director UPMC Senior Care-Benedum

Clinical Assistant Professor

Debra K. Weiner, MD

Geriatrician and Specialist in Chronic Pain Management

Associate Professor of Medicine

Director of the Geriatric Fellowship Program

Rollin M. Wright, MD, MA, MPH


Assistant Professor

Anne Kisak, CRNP

Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC Geriatrics

Certified Nurse Practitioner

Joe Hanlon, PharmD, MS

Geriatric Pharmacist

Professor of Medicine

Zach Marcum, PharmD, MS

Geriatric Pharmacist

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Julie Nowak, RPh, CGP, FASCP

Geriatric Pharmacist

Lead Pharmacist, Consultant Pharmacist, Magee-Women’s Hospital

Erin Suhrie, PharmD

Geriatric Pharmacist

Clinical Pharmacist, UPMC Senior Care

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