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photo John Naumovski, MD



Phone: 412-623-2700

Office: Senior Care Institue UPMC Shadyside
5200 Centre Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Phone: 412-623-2700
Fax: 412-623-1235
Administrative Assistant:
Lanee Williams
Address: 3471 Fifth Ave, Suite 500
Kaufmann Medical Bldg
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-692-2360
Fax: 412-692-2370
Education and Training
•MD, University St. Cyril and Methodius, Skopje, Macedonia
•Family Medicine, UPMC St Margaret, 2007
•Geriatric Medicine, UPMC St Margaret, 2008
Clinical Interest
Dr. Naumovski is a geriatrics doctor affiliated with UPMC Shadyside and has been in practice for more than 30 years. He specializes in Geriatric Care.
Educational Interest
Dr. Naumovski developed a Geriatric/Post Acute and Long Term Care Rotation for the Family Medicine residents at Charles Morris Nursing and Rehabilitation. They learn how to manage these types of patients, to become members of the Interdisciplinary Team, and to communicate with each of the involved health care professionals (RN/PT/OT/ST/SW).
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Selected Publications:
Shope, C.J., Bruno, M., Ruby, C.M., Naumovski, J., Iasella, C.J., Aspinall, M. Evaluating the Effects of a Medication Adherence Packaging Program on Outcomes in Older People. The Senior Care Pharmacist. 2022; 37(2): 73-81.
Jung, C., Jongyotha, K., De, I., Brennan, M., Naumovski, J. Using Virtual Pet to Replace Pet Therapy Visits in Our Nursing Facility During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 2021; 22(3).
Brennan, M., Naumovski, J. Should We Calculate CrCl in Advance for All Our Patients in Our Nursing Homes to Prepare for Flu Season?. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 2021; 22(3): B16-B17.
Naumovski, J., Bozinovska, C., Kovkarova, E., Petkovska, L. Single-dose dexamemthasone-induced adrenocortical suppression in an intentional self-poisoning--case report. Journal of Toxicology. 2003; 41(6): 895.
Naumovski, J., O'Donnell, A., Pandit, P., Bucci, L. “Once Again: "Treat the Patient Not the Results"- A Case of Pseudohypoglycemia”. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 2019.
Pandit, P., Naumovski, J., O'Donnell, A. ”Daylight Saving Time and Nursing Home Falls”. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 2019.
Hwang, J., Kota, K., Naumovski, J. "Seeing is Believing: Learners’ Perceptions of Interdisciplinary Team Roles". Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 2018.
Hwang, J., Kota, K., Naumovski, J. "Skilled Nursing Facility Exposure Enhances Geriatric Medical Knowledge in Graduate Medical Education". Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2018.
Notable Achievements
•Pittsburgh Magazine Best Doctor's 2018-2019, 2019
•Pittsburgh Magazine Best Doctor's 2019-2020, 2020