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photo Maryam Zamanian, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Instructor of Medicine


Phone: 412-692-4882

Office: UPMC Montefiore, Suite G100
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-692-4882
Fax: 412-692-4555
Education and Training
BSc Biological Sciences, Stanford University (Stanford, CA), 2011
MD, University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA), 2017
Internal Medicine Residency, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (Pittsburgh, PA), 2020
Research Interest
Recent Presentations:

Food Coma: A Case of Thyrotoxic Periodic Paralysis. Poster. Society for General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting, May 2019 (Washington, D.C.). Authors: M Zamanian, A Deis, G Walker

Breast Cancer Survivorship: Managing Long Term Effects of Cancer Treatment. Presentation. UPMC Internal Medicine Women's Health Seminar Series, October 2018 (Pittsburgh, PA).

Premenopausal Patients with Invasive Lobular Carcinoma Present with Higher Stage Disease but Have Similar Outcomes Compared to Postmenopausal Patients. Presentation. 10th Annual Academic Surgical Conference, February 2015 (Las Vegas, NV).
Clinical Interest
Dr. Zamanian is a Clinical Instructor of Medicine and staff hospitalist in the Division of General Internal Medicine, Section of Hospital Medicine. After earning a BSc in Biological Sciences from Stanford, she spent two years at the NIH before moving to Pittsburgh to attend the University of Pittsburgh and complete her residency. She joined the University of Pittsburgh faculty in 2020 as an Academic Clinician-Educator Scholar (ACES) Fellow, which aims to train future leaders in medical education. Her primary research interests include disparities in healthcare, though she has presented on a wide variety of topics, including Thyrotoxic Periodic Paralysis and the long-term outcomes of breast cancer.
Selected Publications:
Gupta, K, Zamanian, M, Bae, C, Milescu, M, Krepkiy, D, Tilley, DC, Sack, JT, Yarov-Yarovoy, V, Kim, JI, Swartz, KJ. Tarantula toxins use common surfaces for interacting with Kv and ASIC ion channels. eLife. 2015; 4: e06774.
Notable Achievements
ACP Western Pennsylvania Award, Outstanding Performance and Commitment in the Practice of Internal Medicine, 2017
NIH Post-Baccalaureate Fellowship, 2011-2013