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Whether you need a routine dental exam or medical advice for a nagging health concern, you’ll find providers you can trust and the latest treatment options.

Expertise within reach

The Allegheny Health Network Medicine Institute isn’t one place, it’s every place. It’s a collaboration between doctors and specialists across all AHN facilities.

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A wide range of care

Our doctors provide comprehensive care for chronic and acute conditions including diabetes, Lyme disease, breathing and sleep disorders, and liver and gastrointestinal diseases.

Featured services

Our institute provides comprehensive care for the diagnosis and treatment of dozens of diseases. Our medical specialties include:
  • Allergy and Immunology

    Using the latest treatments, like oral immunotherapy, we deliver exceptional care for people with allergies and immune deficiency disease.

  • Autoimmune Disease Care

    The world's first Autoimmunity Institute is at West Penn Hospital. Manage all the aspects of your disease in one place, sometimes on the same day.

  • Bariatric and Metabolic Care

    The multidisciplinary care team at our Bariatric and Metabolic Institute helps hundreds of people each year lose weight and take control of their health.

  • Bloodless Medicine

    AHN's comprehensive center at Allegheny General Hospital provides highly complex surgical procedures, without the necessity of transfusion.

  • Chronic Disease Care

    We're using a team mindset and tailored treatments to help improve the lives of people living with lifelong diseases, such as diabetes and heart disease.

  • Critical Care

    We have several dedicated intensive care units (ICUs) devoted to providing outstanding care and life-saving services to our sickest patients.

  • Dental Medicine

    We’re among the few US health systems with a dental medicine program. From cleanings to cosmetic dentistry, it’s part of our comprehensive approach to care.

  • Dermatology

    Our board - certified dermatologists care for people with common and complex skin problems and offer the latest cosmetic procedures.

  • Endocrinology

    Endocrine system disorders such as diabetes, can impact your health in many ways. We help you keep your illness and life on track.

  • Gastroenterology

    We work together to streamline the care of digestive, liver and pancreas problems through quick diagnosis and the latest treatments.

  • Hospitalist Medicine

    When you receive care in an AHN facility, our hospitalists coordinate tests, specialist evaluations and treatments for you to ensure a seamless experience.

  • Inclusion Health

    We train our providers on sensitive topics such as homelessness and substance use so every patient has access to exceptional health care.

  • Infectious Disease

    We provide comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services to people who have contracted an infectious disease. Your treatment and recovery are our priority.

  • Nephrology

    We offer comprehensive monitoring and personalized support as well as the latest kidney disease treatments, including home dialysis.

  • Palliative Care

    Supportive palliative care specialists help maximize quality of life by giving comfort and guidance to people with life-limiting illnesses.

  • Pulmonology

    Our pulmonologists use a team-based approach and the latest therapies to care for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), asthma and other lung diseases.

  • Rheumatology

    Rheumatology is a medical specialty centered on treating diseases of the musculoskeletal system, which includes bones, joints, muscles and soft tissues.

  • Sleep Medicine

    Trouble sleeping? Lack of adequate rest is associated with several disorders. Find relief from insomnia and other conditions that can interrupt your rest.

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Program effectiveness

We are leading the way in research to improve the diagnosis and treatment of chronic diseases. Our specialists are developing new diagnostic tools, testing the latest therapies and providing novel options and approaches to manage your health.

Discover your future in internal medicine

Our Internal Medicine Residency and Specialty Fellowship training programs are creating the next generation of providers.