Dr. Barry Alpert, MD

Cardiology •  Male • Age 75
  
Dr. Alpert
Telehealth services available

Arrhythmia Associates

4815 Liberty Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15224

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(412) 681-5500

Dr. Barry Alpert, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has over 49 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Alpert has more experience with Implantable Cardiac Devices, Electrophysiology, and Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine medical school in 1971. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Forbes Hospital and Jefferson Regional Medical Center. He has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Alpert to book an appointment.


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Practice Areas

Implantable Cardiac Devices

Compare with other Implantable Cardiac Devices specialists.

Typically treats 74% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alpert performs Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair more than 80% of their peers

Dr. Alpert performs this procedure more than 80% of their peers

Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alpert performs Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement more than 68% of their peers

Dr. Alpert performs this procedure more than 68% of their peers

Electrophysiology

Electrophysiologists monitor, diagnose and treat abnormal heart rhythms through procedures such as electrocardiograms (EKGs) and pacemaker insertionsCompare with other Electrophysiology specialists.

Typically treats 56% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 6 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Cardiac Electrophysiology
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alpert performs Cardiac Electrophysiology more than 85% of their peers

Dr. Alpert performs this procedure more than 85% of their peers

Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alpert performs Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair more than 80% of their peers

Dr. Alpert performs this procedure more than 80% of their peers

Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alpert performs Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement more than 68% of their peers

Dr. Alpert performs this procedure more than 68% of their peers

Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders

Adult congenital cardiac disorder specialists diagnose and treat heart disorders, such as arrythmias and mitral valve disease, that have been present from birth to adulthood.Compare with other Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 65% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Arrhythmias
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alpert treats Arrhythmias more than 68% of their peers

Dr. Alpert treats this condition more than 68% of their peers

Atrial Fibrillation
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alpert treats Atrial Fibrillation more than 66% of their peers

Dr. Alpert treats this condition more than 66% of their peers

Atrial Flutter
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alpert treats Atrial Flutter more than 61% of their peers

Dr. Alpert treats this condition more than 61% of their peers

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Dr. Alpert's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Electrophysiological Study
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Dr. Alpert's Reviews

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4.6

Based on 13 ratings

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An exceptional doctor, caring and an expert in his field. He has treated me for over 30 years. He helped me with my heart problems when others could not.
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James E. Biesinger in Johnstown, pa – Mar 03, 2018
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Told his office I wanted an appointment to discuss ablation for afib. He spent half an hour telling about afib and then told me he didn't do ablation anymore. Then he tried to sell me on a pace maker.
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Pittsburgh, PA – Jul 09, 2017
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What can you say about a guy who is so reliable for so long? He has been there to help me thorough some of the most difficult health issues that I have had to deal with. The world needs a lot more Dr. Barry Alperts.
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David C in Pittsburgh, PA – Apr 01, 2016
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State of the art specialist and very compassionate.
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Dennis G. Salem in Johnstown, PA – Feb 29, 2016
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Biography

Dr. Barry Alpert, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has over 49 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Alpert has more experience with Implantable Cardiac Devices, Electrophysiology, and Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders th...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1976
Hospital of The University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship Hospital
1974
Boston City Hosp-Harvard
Residency Hospital
1973
Barnes Hosp-Washington U
Residency Hospital
1972
Barnes Hosp-Washington U
Internship Hospital
1971
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Medical School

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Locations

Arrhythmia Associates

Barry L. Alpert, MD, PC4815 Liberty Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15224
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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:30am - 4:00pm
    • Tue: 8:30am - 4:00pm
    • Wed: 8:30am - 4:00pm
    • Thu: 8:30am - 4:00pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 4:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Forbes Hospital

Monroeville, PA

67% Patient experience rating, 2% lower than the national average

Jefferson Regional Medical Center

Jefferson Hills, PA

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™ (2018)

UPMC Passavant - McCandless

Pittsburgh, PA

76% Patient experience rating, 7% higher than the national average

Western Pennsylvania Hospital

Pittsburgh, PA

76% Patient experience rating, 7% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)
  • Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2018)