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photo Rene Claxton, MD, MS

General Internal Medicine

Associate Professor of Medicine

Program Director, Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship


Phone: 412-692-4834

Office: UPMC Montefiore - 933 W
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-692-4834
Fax: 412-692-4315
Education and Training
BS, University of Florida, 2001
MD, University of Florida, 2005
MS, University of Pittsburgh, 2010
Internal Medicine Residency, University of Virginia Health System, 2008
Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh, 2009
Clinical Interest
Dr. Claxton sees patients in palliative care consultation in the inpatient setting and sees patients in an ambulatory care setting at the Hillman Cancer Center.
Educational Interest
Dr. Claxton's education interest focuses on teaching communication skills and training others to teach communication.
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Notable Achievements
Member, American Association of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 2008-present