Dr. Karin Elizabeth Byers MD Infectious Disease Specialist

Dr. Karin Byers is an infectious disease specialist in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC and UPMC Bedford Memorial. She received her medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 23 years. Dr. Byers accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 10 doctors at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC and one of 3 at UPMC Bedford Memorial who specialize in Infectious Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Infectious Disease Specialist: General Infectious Disease

Education & Medical Training

Temple University Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1991 - 1994

University of Virginia
Fellowship, Infectious Disease, 1994 - 1997

Temple University School of Medicine
Class of 1991

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 21 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 8 years in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Traffic in the Operating Room: A Review of Factors Influencing Air Flow and Surgical Wound Contamination.
Pokrywka, M.,Byers, K.

One thousand endoscopic skull base surgical procedures demystifying the infection potential: incidence and description of postoperative meningitis and brain abscesses.
Kono, Y., Prevedello, D.M., Snyderman, C.H., Gardner, P.A., Kassam, A.B., Carrau, R.L., Byers, K.E.

Influenza vaccination rates and motivators among healthcare worker groups.
Christini, A.B., Shutt, K.A., Byers, K.E.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Great West PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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