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Silpa D Kilaru, MD


  • Pulmonary Disease

Sub Specialty:

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine


  • UPMC Presbyterian

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Falk Medical Building 3601 Fifth Ave. 4th Floor

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Office Phone:
(412) 648-6161

MD, Ohio State University - College of Medicine, Columbus, OH


Georgetown University, Washington, DC


Georgetown University, Washington, DC

Board Certifications:

Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease

great visit.

Encountered no bad experiences. All experiences were of a positive nature/outcome.

I really liked her. She made me feel very comfortable. Wish she was my regular doctor at UPMC.

I always see Dr. Silpa Kilaru for my health care. I can absolutely tell you without a doubt that she is the best doctor that I have. She always has time to listen, to explain things and I truly think she is outstanding.

I've had always a positive experience with respect and kindness


Dr. Silpa Kilaru is the best doctor. She takes very good care of all her patients, not just me. She takes the time to listen to each one and always addresses any questions/concerns that I have.

Dr. Kilaru is a very caring physician.

My week of testing for a lung transplant went very well. I really liked this [provider!!

UPMC has always provided very good care for. I am a full time resident of Florida and I only follow the UMPC Ling Center for my medical provider! Number 1!

I had no bad experiences; My experience with this provider has always been positive, instructive, and informative.

Why would i come to Pittsburgh for check up from Washington d.c.? Because she is the best,she cares,i fully trust her ..

I am so impressed with Dr Kilaru that I don't know how I would have survived my transplant without her care and knowledge!

Dr Kalaru is so kind, caring, informative and totally cares about my health and well being. I am so grateful to have her provide me with her care. She always makes me feel better after our visit. I truly care how much she cares. She's the best.


I would rather spend more time with my doctor and not fellows.

Dr. Silpa Kilaru is the best. She takes care of me regularly and always follows-up. Every doctor should be as good as she is. She helps me with everything and her office calls me weekly to review my bloodwork, medicines, etc. I think she is wonderful and it is refreshing to have a doctor like her taking care of me.

Dr. Kilaru takes great care of me. Just knowing she is my doctor helps alleviate my anxiety and worries when medical issues arise. I know I'm in great hands--I can't thank her enough!

Dr Kilaru is an outstanding and compassionate doctor. I feel so confident when I see her that I am receiving the best care possible!

My experience like always with my providers at UPMC is great and very professionally. I received the upmost care and attention pertaining to my illness and the solution that will get me healed.

I had a double lung transplant almost 12 tears ago. My treatment at the time of surgery was excellent and all my follow-up checkups have been amazing. I would recommend this hospital to everyone I know. Total 100% satisfaction.

She is super

Dr. Kilaru is the best. Both my wife and I just love her. She has worked with me, my wife prior to my double lung transplant and continues to work with both of us now. I could not ask for a better doctor. I consider myself so lucky to be her patient.

Dr Kilaru is very respectful, knowledgeable, caring.

Dr. Kilaru was very attentative

I had no bad experiences. The provider and her staff always provide me with the highest degree of care.

I travel 10 hours to get to my appts with the lung team. I am always given the highest care I feel I should receive. my calls are always answered promptly and my concerns are always met.

Dr. Kilaru is the best....she takes great care of me.....

I think Dr Kilaru and my transplant coordinator Julie Pasodoelis are the greatest! their commitment to looking after me keep me living post Transplant!

All nurses staff and Docotrs are treating me with the upmost respect and courtesy. They are very knowledgeable of my health needs and questions. Dr. Kilaru is awesome doctor!

Great experience, Dr. Kilaru, and her staff are the best!

Dr. Kilaru is an excellent physician. I would highly recommend her.

Very caring and compassionate. Takes time to ask if you have any questions, and answers your questions.

Everything was exceptional, as always. This care provider is excellent in every respect. I had no bad experiences; And I highly doubt that I ever will.

Dr. Kilaru was very concerned with my health and prevention of additional infections and illnesses. She was very informed on my past history of my past medical problem. I was very confident that she had reviewed my medical history thoroughly and understood the complication of my health problems!

Dr. Kilaru takes great care of me....she is an exceptional provider...

Dr. Kilaru and Kim the Coordinator is the very best. I returned to UPMC because of the service and great care that I became accustomed too during my transplant. Thank to your great staff.

I love my Doctor and staff they are wonderful

Dr Kilaru is so sweet, professional and concerned. my husband and I love her and she is very concerned about my health. her staff is also wonderful.

Excellent experience-

I have the best Provider.

Dr. Kilaru consistently treats me with curtesy and respect. She is honest, sincere, knowledgeable, and trustworthy. Her positive and pleasant attitude is contagious and always makes my family and I feel confident in my care. - I feel truly blessed that she was assigned to me after my transplant.

Everyone was sweet and thoughtful.

Always treated with dignity and respect.

No bad experiences encountered; I always get the greatest of care from this provider and her staff. She is excellent in every respect. She is a very competent physician and I have a great deal of respect for her.

My experience with the UPMC system during my entire pre and post double lung transplant has been excellent ! Dr Kilaru and her staff have provide me with high quality care and outstanding decision making . I would not be at the point of recovery I'm at without their care ! Please continue to fully support Falk clinic .

Dr. Kilaru takes great care of me....and her care and approachability are major factors in how well I'm doing. Thank you!!

Perfect! Could not have been better.

Dr. Silpa Kilaru is always professional and takes time to answer all of our concerns. We are very pleased with her care and compassion.

I have a very high confidence level in Dr. Kilaru. She is always pleasant and up to speed with my condition. I am blessed to have her for my long term care.

Dr. Kilaru and transplant coordinator, Julie, have been wonderful caring for me the last 3 years. I'm very pleased with their care.

Absolutely no bad experiences; Care provider is very concerned about my health and my concerns. I could not get better care anywhere, or from anyone, than this provider consistently provides. She is excellent in every respect; And I have complete confidence in her abilities.

I have always had good experiences relating to my care provider.

Dr. Kilaru is a great provider....she is extremely knowledgeable and professional...and we are very comfortable talking to her and asking her about all of our questions and concerns.

everyone has shown me caring and always with a smile and always showed me how much they cared and concerned about any problem I may had and everyone non medical personal to medical professionals take out time to help you

I had no bad experiences; I consistently receive care that is in every respect absolutely exceptional.

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