Department of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh

Namita S Ahuja-Yende, MD


Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine/Geriatrics

Medical Director, UPMC Heritage Shadyside Nursing Center

Medical Director, UPMC Health Plan I-SNP Program

Office: Senior Care Institute
5200 Centre Ave., suite 405
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Phone: 412-623-2700
Fax: 412-623-1235

MD, Seth G.S Medical College & KEM Hospital, India, 1994

Residency In Internal Medicine, Methodist University Hospital of Memphis, TN, 1999
Fellowship in Geriatric Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2005

Area of Specialization/Research Interest  
Long Term Care
Palliative Care

Dr. Namita Ahuja began her medical training in her native country of India. She came to the US in 1995 and started her Internal Medicine Residency at Methodist Hospital of Memphis. She was Chief Resident for one year following her completion of her residency. She developed an interest for Geriatric Medicine during her residency. After completing her fellowship this year, she has joined the Division of Geriatrics and is currently based at the Senior Care Institute located in Shadyside Hospital. She is also the Medical Director of The Heritage Shadyside Nursing Facility.