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photo Howard Dubner, MD


Clinical Director, UPP Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, Shadyside Hospital


Phone: 412-623-3105

Office: Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition/Shadyside
UPMC Shadyside 5200 Centre Ave Suite 409
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Phone: 412-623-3105
Fax: 412-623-3106
Administrative Assistant:
Clinical-Procedure Scheduling
Address: 5200 Centre Avenue, Suite 409
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Phone: 412-623-3115
Fax: 412-623-3106
Education and Training
BS, Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA, 1983
MD, New York University Medical School, 1987
Medical Internship, Boston City Hospital, Boston, MA, 1988
Residency, Internal Medicine, Boston City Hospital, Boston, MA, 1990
Fellowship, George Washington Univ. Hosp, Washington, DC, 1993
Research Interest
As a clinical associate professor of medicine, Dr. Dubner is interested in general gastroenterology research and participates in collaborative studies when opportunities arise.
Clinical Interest
Gastroenterology patient care.
Selected Publications:
Bouscarel, B., Gettys, T.W., Fromm, H., Dubner, H. Ursodeoxycholoic acid inhibits glucagon-induced cAMP formation in hamster hepatocytes: a role for PKC. The American Journal of Physiology. 1995; 268(2.1): G300-10.
Dubner, H., Steinberg, W., Hill, M., Bassi, C., Chardavoyne, R., Bank, S. Infected pancreatic necrosis and peripancreatic fluid collections: serendipitous response to antibiotics and medical therapy in three patients. Pancreas. 1996; 12(3): 298-302.
Notable Achievements
Adriana M. Selvaggio, MD Dedication to Commitment and Quality Award, 2013
William Cooper, MD, JD Excellence in Teaching Award,, 2011-12
University of PIttsburgh Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition Faculty Teaching Award, 2018-2019
Pittsburgh Best Doctors 2021-22 (Pittsburgh Magazine & Castle Connolly), 2021