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photo Sangeeta Rana, MD, MPH



Phone: 412-692-4200

Office: Benedum Geriatric Center, UPMC Montefiore, E-484
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-692-4200
Fax: 412-692-4223
Administrative Assistant:
Beth Delk
Address: 3471 Ffith Ave, Suite 500
Kaufmann Medical Bldg
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-864-2507
Fax: 412-692-2370
Education and Training
•Medical Degree, Lady Hardinge Medical College (University of Delhi), 1985
•Masters in Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 1997
•Family Medicine Residency, SUNY, Buffalo, 1995
•Geriatric Medicine Fellowship, St. Margaret Memorial Hospital, 1997
•Internship, The Methodist Hospital, NY, 1992
Clinical Interest
Dr Sangeeta Rana is a Clinician-Educator in the division of Geriatric Medicine and was formerly Medical Director of the Geriatric Care Center at UPMC St Margaret. She currently has an active practice in Ambulatory and Long term care. She sees patients both as a primary care physician and for geriatric consultation. She is involved with teaching of medical students, residents and geriatric fellows. Over the years she has been an active presenter at the American Geriatrics Society and AMDA Meetings. She is board certified in Family Medicine and Geriatric Medicine.
Most recently she has been involved with the PA Department of Health and Human Services Regional Response Health Collaborative Program to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 in Long term care facilities.
For my complete bibliography, Click Here.
Selected Publications:
Alexander, C., Rana, S. Oral anticoagulation. The Journal of Family Practice. 1996; 42 (1): 21.
Rana, S., D'Amico, F., Merenstein, J. Relationship of vitamin B12 deficiency with incontinence in older people. Journal of the American Geriatric Society. 1998; 46 (7): 931-2.
Rana, S. S., Rana, S. Intravenous Immunoglobulins Versus plasmapheresis in elderly patients with Guillain Bare syndrome. Journal of the American Geriatric Society. 1999; 47: 1382-88.
Rana, S. S., Rana, S. Diagnostic challenge of painful neuropathies in the elderly and the role of sural nerve biopsy. Journal of the American Geriatric Society. 2004; 52: 1030.
Notable Achievements
Fellow- American Academy of Family Physicians, 2006-present