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photo Richard Weinberg, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine


Phone: 412-692-4834

Office: UPMC Montefiore - 933 West
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-692-4834
Fax: 412-692-4315
Education and Training
MD, Univ of Michigan, 1978
Internal Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, 1982
Clinical Interest
Dr. Weinberg is clinically interested in palliative care, with focus on empathic communication with patients and families of patients experiencing life-threatening illness. He applies evidence-based treatments for common symptoms such as pain, nausea, dyspnea, and delirium.
Educational Interest
Dr. Weinberg teaches communication skills in real time, as well as principles of quality improvement as applied to palliative medicine.
Selected Publications:
Sachs, S, Weinberg, RL. Pulmonary rehabilitation for dyspnea in the palliative-care setting . Current Opinion in Supportive and Palliative Care. 2009; 3 (2): 112-9.
Muir JC, Daly, F, Davis, MS, Weinberg, R, Heintz, JS, Paivanas, TA, Beveridge, R. Integrating palliative care into the outpatient, private practice oncology setting. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 2010; 40 (1): 126-35.
Felton, M, Weinberg, R, Pruskowski, J. J Palliat Med. 2016 Jun 6. [Epub ahead of print] Olanzapine for Nausea, Delirium, Anxiety, Insomnia, and Cachexia #315. Journal of Palliative Medicine. 2016; June (epub ahead of print).