Dr. George Shaw, MD

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Dr. George Shaw, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Pittsburgh, PA. Dr. Shaw has more experience with Cardiac Electrical System Procedures and Cardiac Implantable Device Procedures than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with Allegheny General Hospital. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Shaw to book an appointment.

Dr. Shaw

Alleghency Geneal Hospital

320 E North Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15212

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Dr. Shaw is affiliated with Allegheny General Hospital Pittsburgh, a highly rated and top awarded hospital for cardiology.

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  • Explains Conditions Well
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  • Practices at Top Hospital
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Shaw

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Shaw treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Shaw treats other conditions, please contact the office at (412) 359-6444.

Cardiac Electrical System Procedures

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

Dr. Shaw is experienced in the area of Cardiac Electrical System Procedures. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

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Dr. Shaw
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Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardioversion, Elective
Echocardiography
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Cardiac Implantable Device Procedures

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Dr. Shaw is experienced in the area of Cardiac Implantable Device Procedures. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Shaw
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Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Normal
Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

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Dr. Shaw's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmia Screening
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiac Tamponade
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Pain Evaluation
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Electrophysiological Study
  • Endocarditis
  • First Degree Heart Block
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • HeartAware Online Risk Screening
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Impella Device
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Long QT Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mobitz, Type 2, Heart Block
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
  • Pharmacologic Stress Test, Adenosine
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Second Degree Heart Block
  • Septal Defect
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Stress Test
  • Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • TCD Bubble Test
  • Third Degree Heart Block
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tilt Table Testing
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Treadmill Stress Test
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Unstable Angina
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White Pattern

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(412) 359-6444

Dr. Shaw accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Shaw's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Shaw

5.0

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dr shaw is easy to talk to ,calms your fear of heart procedures.i am waiting to have a heart ablation procebure done to regain my quality of life.
What went well
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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George N Parfitt – Jul 28, 2021
thank you dr shaw for giving me my life back your the greatest
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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bill loth – Feb 17, 2020
He’s so nice and explains everything I’ve had aa great experience with him and his staff and I highly recommend him!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Nov 06, 2019
Heart Ablation done in Dec. 2017. Everything went well no A-fib came back, thanks Dr.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Mark Blythe – Aug 03, 2019
Dr Shaw was wonderful and his expertise was so gratifying Thank you so much Doctor for being so kind to Mike and I we recommend Dr Shaw he is an excellent surgeon and his team
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
Helpful
Mike Mary Roop in Trafford – Jun 03, 2019

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About Me

Biography

Dr. George Shaw, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Pittsburgh, PA. Dr. Shaw has more experience with Cardiac Electrical System Procedures and Cardiac Implantable...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Internal Medicine

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are Dr. George Shaw, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Shaw frequently treats Cardiac Electrical System Procedures and Cardiac Implantable Device Procedures. See all practice areas where Dr. Shaw specializes.

Where is Dr. George Shaw, MD's office located?

Dr. Shaw's office is located at 320 E North Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Does Dr. George Shaw, MD offer telehealth services?

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Locations

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Alleghency Geneal Hospital320 E North Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15212
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Shaw is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Allegheny General Hospital

Pittsburgh, PA

70% Patient Experience Rating, 1% higher than the national average

4 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2021)