Dr. Thomas A Medsger MD Rheumatologist

Dr. Thomas Medsger is a rheumatologist in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and is affiliated with UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside. He received his medical degree from Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and has been in practice for 52 years. He is one of 19 doctors at UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside who specialize in Rheumatology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Rheumatologist: General Obstetrics & Gynecology

Hospital Affiliation

UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside
Ranked #9 in Rheumatology

Education & Medical Training

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1965 - 1968

University of Tennessee
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1968 - 1969

Jackson Memorial Hospital/Jackson Health System
Internship, Transitional Year, 1962 - 1963

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Class of 1962

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Sports Medicine

IN State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

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

Publications & Presentations

Localized scleroderma and regional inflammatory myopathy.
Zivković, S. A.,Freiberg, W.,Lacomis, D.,Domsic, R. T.,Medsger, T. A.

Derivation and validation of a prediction rule for two year mortality in early diffuse cutaneous systemic sclerosis.
Domsic, R. T.,Nihtyanova, S. I.,Wisniewski, S. R.,Fine, M. J.,Lucas, M.,Kwoh, C. K.,Denton, C. P.,Medsger, T. A.

Survival and predictors of mortality in systemic sclerosis associated pulmonary arterial hypertension: Outcomes from the PHAROS registry.
Chung, L.,Domsic, R. T.,Lingala, B.,Alkassab, F.,Bolster, M.,Csuka, M. E.,Derk, C.,Fischer, A.,Frech, T.,Furst, D. E.,Gomberg-Maitland, M.,Hinchcliff, M.,Hsu, V.,Hummers, L. K.,Khanna, D.,Medsger, T. A.,Molitor, J. A.,Preston, I. R.,Schiopu, E.,Shapiro, L.,Silver, R.,Simms, R.,Varga, J.,Gordon, J. K.,Steen, V. D.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Minnesota Blue Cross Accord
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref
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