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Accomplishments in Geriatric Medicine

Our physicians have received recognition at the local, national, and international level in the field of geriatrics.

Our accomplishments include:

  • UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside has been repeatedly ranked among the top hospitals for geriatric medicine by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Most of our physicians have been recognized as top doctors nationally and locally.
  • We have received regional, national, and international recognition for influenza management programs in long-term care osteoperosis, incontinence, a delirium prevention program (“HELP”), Acute Care of the Elderly program (“ACE”), and development of a “medical home” for the elderly.
  • The patient satisfaction survey conducted by Press-Ganey has consistently ranked us as one of the highest scoring in the medical specialties of UPMC.
  • Many of our doctors have won national and international awards for their research, much of which benefits our patient care.