Our research mission is to create new knowledge that will improve the prevention and/or treatment of endocrine disease through cutting-edge, multidisciplinary research.

Education and Training

Our educational mission is to cultivate the next generation leaders in the field of endocrinology through rigorous education, training, and career development.


Our clinical mission is to promote health and combat disease in endocrinology through innovative, high-value clinical care.

Welcome Roy “Brett” Guinto, DO to the Division

Please join us in welcoming our newest faculty member, Roy “Brett” Guinto, DO! Dr. Guinto joins our division as a Clinical Assistant Professor. He will see patients at UPMC Passavant and the UPMC Endocrinology and Diabetes Center (Wexford).

Fall 2020 Edition of Update in Endocrinology Now Available

The Fall 2020 Edition of Update in Endocrinology is now available. In this edition we discuss how the endocrine divisions at UPMC and the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System expanded their telemedicine practices to create continuity of care during the pandemic. You can...

R Harsha Rao, MD Awarded Emeritus Professor of Medicine Status

Harsha Rao, MD has been awarded the status of Professor Emeritus of Medicine by the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. Rao joined the University of Pittsburgh in 1988 and during his time with us, he has held many roles, including Fellowship Program...

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