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Dennis McNamara, MD
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83 Patient Ratings
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Dennis M. McNamara, MD

Director, Heart Failure Research Center

Doctor

Specialty:

  • Cardiovascular Disease

Sub Specialty:

  • Internal Medicine
  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology

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Locations

UPMC South Hills 1300 Oxford Dr. Suite 1A

Bethel Park, PA 15102

Office Phone:
(412) 347-3240
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UPMC Presbyterian 200 Lothrop St. Suite 5B

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Office Phone:
(412) 647-6000
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MD, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Residency:

Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Fellowships:

Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Board Certifications:

Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease


3/22/2018
Dr. Dennis McNamara is an AWESOME doctor...

3/8/2018
very good

2/15/2018
Dr and staff are excellent. Finding where to go with limited signage is difficult.

2/8/2018
This was my 1st visit to Dr. Mcnamara having just moved to Pittsburgh in December. my doctor in Philadelphia recommended Dr. Mcnamara. And now I know wht! Dr. McNamara is not only knowledgeable but compassionate and caring, taking the time needed to ask me questions so he understands my history, as well as explaining my plan of care in language I can understand! Thank you much!

12/7/2017
love this team so helpful

12/7/2017
I am very pleased with my care provider. He is knowledgeable in his field, takes the time to educate me about my condition, listens to my questions and concerns, and spends an adequate amount of time with me during the visit.

12/4/2017
Very good people.

10/19/2017
I've never met a doctor and his staff, who were as prompt, engaged, concerned, kind, knowledgeable and helpful as Dr. Dennis McNamara and his team. I received the best possible care, and highly, highly recommend him.

10/5/2017
Dr. McNamara and his staff are the BEST!

9/21/2017
Always a pleasurable experience!

9/14/2017
he always makes me feel better about my illness!

9/7/2017
Doctor and staff are A 1 in my book. I like everyone that I cane in contact with.

9/7/2017
visit was exellent

9/7/2017
I appreciate Dr. McNamara so much, he takes his time, he is kind and caring. Answers all your questions, makes me feel like I'm am really being take care of.

8/24/2017
very good

8/9/2017
He and his office worked hard to get me an appointment quickly, and were very helpful and informative through the whole process.

7/13/2017
I always felt welcome there.

6/29/2017
I ALWAYS have excellent care from Dr, McNamara and his staff including Diane Pippi!!! They are very thorough and always answer my questions and concerns in a professional manner using words i can understand! I am extremely happy with this provider!!

6/29/2017
my visits are always very pleasing. Everyone is always very kind and I never have to wait long. I travel an hour to see this doctor and I don't mind the drive at all to have such great people care for me.

6/22/2017
very nice

6/8/2017
very satisfied with Dr McNamara and his nurse, Diane Pippin

6/8/2017
long wait

6/1/2017
Dr McNamara's staff is always helpful, concerned and helps whenever needed.

6/1/2017
I have never had a bad experience.

5/18/2017
good

5/11/2017
best provider that I have been too. great bedside manner, listens, cares, and answers all questions. wish all my doctors could be like this provider.

5/11/2017
Dr. Dennis M. Mcnamara is wonderful. He takes time with me. Diane, his nurse is also wonderful. She helps in any way she can.

5/4/2017
Dr McNamara and his staff are always very kind. They are the best ever!

4/27/2017
I thanked Dr McNamara and his staff for all of his excellent care. But since I am going to have an LVAD installed, I will be re-assigned to another team. I am going to miss them and Dr McNamara has LITERALLY saved my life, and for that, I will always be greatfull to him and his staff, not only are they good medical professionals, but they are also GREAT PEOPLE.

4/13/2017
I received very good information

3/22/2017
These folks are the best. I couldn't ask for anything better.

3/16/2017
The entire team has consistently been excellent for all of the years that I've been followed by them!

3/2/2017
I love the care and respect I received at UPMC. Keep up the excellent work.

2/8/2017
the doctors and nurses at UPMC are excellecnt. We feel very lucky to have a wonderful hospital and staff to go to. UPMC IS WONDERFUL!!

1/26/2017
very good care

1/12/2017
it was was first time visiting with this team, I am very happy to have them treat me. I look forward to having their care and getting me better.

1/12/2017
I am so very, very please with Dr. McNamara and his staff at the PUH HVI. They truly are a first class department!!

12/22/2016
Dr. McNamarra is new to me. He is upbeat, down to earth, friendly, informative, respectful and professional.

12/8/2016
Overall very professional and kind

12/1/2016
It was a good visit.

11/28/2016
very good

11/9/2016
As always, the entire staff was friendly, caring and knowledgeable.

10/20/2016
I have great belief and faith in Dr. McNamara and his staff.

10/17/2016
The care I have received has been exceptional! I very much enjoy seeing Dr. McNamara. He is very pleasant, answers all my questions, and shows compassion for his patients. I can not say enough good things about him and my post transplant coordinator, Cyn Grabowski.

10/13/2016
Dr. McNamara and his staff are very considerate and caring.

10/13/2016
very nice

10/13/2016
This was my first visit with Dr McNamara and I couldn't ask for a better doctor. Dr McNamara has been the first doctor to actually listen to my questions and concerns regarding my heart failure. He took the time to sit down and explain the EKG results that was taken during my appointment and how my heart is working with my heart failure. He took time to go over the meds I am currently on and why we needed to increase 2 of the meds and drop the other 2 meds that I didn't need to be on. He didn't make me feel in anyway that he was in any hurry and had time to address any issues/questions I had regarding my heart failure I can't express my gratefulness with Dr McNamara and his staff. I have truly been blessed with a wonderful team of people from the time I walked into the dept until the time I left. Everyone there was so very nice and pleasant. I feel like a weight has been lifted off my shoulders and I have a very positive attitude and can now work on improving my health and heart!

9/22/2016
Dr.McMamara and his staff are great, very nice and considerate. Would recommend them to any of my family or friends

9/8/2016
Dr. mcnamara was wonderful. He understood me and my worries. Made sure I was comfortable with what he thought was best and it was exactly what I thought would be best also.

9/1/2016
As always, Dr. McNamara continues to be a wonderful, caring doctor. I am always nervous for my visits, and he always calms me with his caring way.

7/21/2016
I really feel comfortable with Dr. McNamara supervising my cardio care. I am very pleased with his services.

6/23/2016
it is always a pleasure to come to this heart center! Everyone is professional and courteous!

6/23/2016
I have NEVER had bad care from Dr. McNamara or any of his staff members/nurses. They are always there when needed, and always have clear concise answers to whatever questions I have.

6/22/2016
Always good experiences.

5/26/2016
Experience exceeded expectations, appreciated his concern of my problem.

5/19/2016
The doctor and staff are excellent and I feel well taken of.

5/5/2016
It was a wonderful visit. I didn't feel rushed and my new cardiologist was thought full and answered all my questions. I am glad we are on this team together.

5/5/2016
WONDERFUL GROUP. WOULDN'T GO ANYWHERE ELSE FOR CARDIAC CARE.

4/28/2016
Dr. McNamara is always very caring and supportive when we talk about my medical condition. I know that I can always call on him and his nurse, Diane, if I have any questions or problems.

4/20/2016
we love the dr nurse Diane Pippin she is the greatest nurse an really cares for the patients goes over an above for everyone. the work force needs more people like her an dr McNamara if the greatest also. thanks to him is why I am still around. God bless this man.