Dr. Michael R Pinsky MD Internist

Dr. Michael Pinsky is an internist in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC and UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside. He received his medical degree from McGill University Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 40 years. Dr. Pinsky accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 92 doctors at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC and one of 146 at UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside who specialize in Internal Medicine.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Internist: Critical Care Medicine

Education & Medical Training

Stanford University
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1974–1976

Stanford University
Fellowship, Pulmonary Disease, 1976–1978

Johns Hopkins University
Fellowship, Pulmonary Disease, 1979–1981

McGill University Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1974

McGill University
Other Training, First Class Honours, Genetics, 1967

Katz School of Business, University of Pittsburgh
Other Training, 2001

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Critical Care Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Pulmonary Disease

PA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

SMART Award for Distinguished Achievement in Intensive Care Medicine
2013

Presidential Citation for Outstanding Contributions, Society of Critical Care Medicine
2012

Honorary Member, European Society of Intensive Care Medicine
2012

Master, College of Critical Care Medicine (MCCM)
2011

Lifetime Career Achievement Award, Colombian Society for Critical Care Medicine
2011

Profesor Honoraria, Universidad de Iberoamerica
2010

Honorary Member, Academia Colombia de Medicina Critica
2010

Who's Who, Continental
2009

Honors Convocation Awardee, University of Pittsburgh
2008

Best Business Plan, EnterPrize Business Plan Competition, Pittsburgh Technology Council
2007

Pitt Innovator Award, University of Pittsburgh
2007

Pitt Innovator Award, University of Pittsburgh
2009

Pitt Innovator Award, University of Pittsburgh
2010

Guide to America's Top Physicians, Consumer's Research Council of America
2005

Who's Who in Medical Science Education, Academic Keys.com
2005

Who's Who in America
2005

Who's Who in America
2011

Sodalem honoris causa, Bohemian Society of Anesthesiology
2004

Mid-Career Development Award in Translational Research, K24 NHLBI
2002

Docteur honoris causa (Dr. h.c.), University Rene Descartes Paris V (La Sorbonne)
2002

Best Engineers and Scientists in the World, Marquis
2000

Best Doctors in the World, Marquis
1998

Best Doctors in the World, Marquis
2002

1st recipient of the International Vicenza Award for Critical Care Nephrology
1997

200 Best Doctors in America
1994

200 Best Doctors in America
1997

Honorary Member, Vicenza Medical Society, Vicenza, Italy
1994

Outstanding Clinical Teacher, Multidisciplinary CCM Training Program, Univ. of Pittsburgh
1993

Fellow, College of Critical Care Medicine (FCCM)
1989

Research Fellowship Award, Veterans Administration
1986

Fellow, College of Chest Physicians (FCCP)
1986

Career Development Award, Veterans Administration
1983

National Research Service Award
1980

National Honor Society
1966

National Junior Honor Society
1964

University Scholar, McGill University

Honorary Member, Medical Society of Santiago, Chile

Publications & Presentations

"Bedside fiberoptic bronchoscopy,"
2013 8 5

"Vascular pressure transduction using fluid filled catheters."
2013 3 17

"Principals of experimental design and controlled observations."
2013 1 31

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Great West 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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