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photo Simi Padival, MD

Infectious Diseases

Medical Director, Endovascular Infections Service

Email: padivals@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-647-0391

Contact
Office: 3601 Fifth Ave
Falk Medical Building, Suite 5B
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
 
Phone: 412-647-0391
Fax: 412-647-3162
E-mail: padivals@upmc.edu
Administrative Assistant:
Mary Ann Brown
Address: 3601 Fifth Ave
Falk Medical Building, Suite 5B
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Email: MAB403@pitt.edu
Phone: 412-648-6273
Fax: 412-648-6399
Education and Training
Education
BPh, Miami University, 1998
MD, Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine, 2006
Training
Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2010
Chief Resident, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2010
Infectious Diseases Fellowship, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 2013
Research Interest
Dr. Padival's research interests include the management of endocarditis in people who inject drugs (PWID) and transition of care from inpatient to outpatient services.
Clinical Interest
Dr. Padival has prior experience with managing HIV infection, viral hepatitis, and outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy (OPAT). She joined UPMC in 2021 and has an interest in the management of severe, injection-related infections with a focus on a multidisciplinary approach to treating endocarditis and cardiac device infections in people who inject drugs.
Educational Interest
Dr. Padival works with medical students, residents, and fellows on the clinical service and is involved in didactic lectures.