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photo Scott Freeman, MD

General Internal Medicine


Phone: 412-864-2426

Office: UPMC Montefiore, Suite 933W
200 Lothrop St
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-864-2426
Fax: 412-692-4315
Education and Training
BA, Dartmouth College, 1996
MD, State University of New York Downstate College of Medicine, 2008
Internal Medicine Residency, Temple University Hospital, 2011
Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh, 2013
Clinical Interest
Dr. Freeman is a Palliative Medicine attending on the inpatient consultation services at Shadyside Hospital. In that role he assists other services with pain and symptom management and clinician-patient communication regarding goals of care in patients with serious illness. He acts as a liaison between the Palliative Medicine and Chronic Pain services and is actively involved in multiple quality improvement committees and initiatives related to pain management, opioid use/abuse harm reduction, patient experience, and EHR goals of care documentation.
Educational Interest
Dr. Freeman teaches fellows, residents, and medical students who are rotating on the inpatient palliative care consultation service. He revamped the Chronic Pain elective for the Palliative Medicine fellowship and also created online modules to provide education to all UPMC system hospitalists regarding appropriate pain management and end-of-life symptom management for patients with serious illness.