Dr. Joseph Liput MD Nephrologist

Dr. Joseph Liput is a nephrologist in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Forbes Regional Hospital and UPMC East. He received his medical degree from University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and has been in practice for 35 years. Dr. Liput accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 31 doctors at Forbes Regional Hospital and one of 17 at UPMC East who specialize in Nephrology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Nephrologist: General Nephrology

Education & Medical Training

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center-Mercy Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1979 - 1983

Presbyterian University Hospital
Fellowship, Nephrology, 1983 - 1985

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Class of 1979

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Nephrology

PA State Medical License

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Upper extremity ischemic monomelic neuropathy: a complication of vascular access procedures in uremic diabetic patients.
Riggs, J. E., Moss, A. H., Labosky, D. A., Liput, J. H., Morgan, J. J., Gutmann, L.

Cholesterol emboli syndrome.
Liput, J. H.

IgG4 related sclerosing disease with multiple organ involvements and response to corticosteroid treatment.
Dhobale, S., Bedetti, C., Killian, P., Ilyas, M., Liput, J., Jasnosz, K., Giclas, P.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Arizona HMO
  • Health Net Arizona PPO/POS
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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