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photo Karl Bezak, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics


Education and Training
MD, Vanderbilt University
Internal Medicine Residency, New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center
Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship, Mount Sinai Hospital, NYC
Clinical Interest
Dr. Bezak's clinical responsibilities include providing inpatient Supportive and Palliative Care consultation at UPMC Presbyterian, Shadyside, and Mercy hospitals. He assists patients and clinicians with communication regarding goals of care, as well as pain and symptom management in patients with life-limiting illness.
Educational Interest
Dr. Bezak's academic interests include leadership, quality improvement, innovation, and technology.