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photo Richard Weinberg, MD

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine

Email: weinbergrl@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4834

Contact
Office: UPMC Montefiore - 933 West
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
 
Phone: 412-692-4834
Fax: 412-692-4315
E-mail: weinbergrl@upmc.edu
Education and Training
Education
MD, Univ of Michigan, 1978
Training
Internal Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, 1982
Clinical Interest
Dr. Weinberg is clinically interested in palliative care, with focus on empathic communication with patients and families of patients experiencing life-threatening illness. He applies evidence-based treatments for common symptoms such as pain, nausea, dyspnea, and delirium.
Educational Interest
Dr. Weinberg teaches communication skills in real time, as well as principles of quality improvement as applied to palliative medicine.
Publications
Selected Publications:
Sachs, S, Weinberg, RL. Pulmonary rehabilitation for dyspnea in the palliative-care setting . Current Opinion in Supportive and Palliative Care. 2009; 3 (2): 112-9.
Muir JC, Daly, F, Davis, MS, Weinberg, R, Heintz, JS, Paivanas, TA, Beveridge, R. Integrating palliative care into the outpatient, private practice oncology setting. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 2010; 40 (1): 126-35.
Felton, M, Weinberg, R, Pruskowski, J. J Palliat Med. 2016 Jun 6. [Epub ahead of print] Olanzapine for Nausea, Delirium, Anxiety, Insomnia, and Cachexia #315. Journal of Palliative Medicine. 2016; June (epub ahead of print).