Dr. Howard Pittle, MD

Dr. Howard Pittle, MD

Geriatric Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
Dr. Howard Pittle, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ in 1991 and specializes in geriatric medicine.

5247 Brownsville Rd

Pittsburgh, PA 15236

Contact Information

(412) 943-1022

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • UPMC

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 99% of peers
Arthritis of the Elbow
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

272  Conditions Treated


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28  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Liver Function Test
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Latrobe Area Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Latrobe Area Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pittle has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pittle's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pittle to family and friends
15 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Pittle's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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