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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 Thomas
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 presentor at the American Geriatrics Society Meetings. She is board certified in Family Medicine and Geriatric Medicine.
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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