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Department of Medicine

Department of Medicine

  Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine

EDUCATION AND TRAINING



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Sarah Kiel, MD

Sarah Kiel, MD

Fellow, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
UPMC Montefiore Hospital - NW628
3459 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Phone: 412-648-3098
Fax: 412-692-2260
Email: kielsc@upmc.edu
Fellowship Coordinator: Brittany Manning


Bio

Dr. Sarah Kiel studied Human Biology and Bioethics at Michigan State University. After receiving her MD from the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, she completed her residency at the University of Minnesota Medical Center.  Dr. Kiel is an ACP Member and AMA Resident Member.  During residency, Dr. Kiel investigated therapies for pulmonary hypertension treatment in interstitial lung disease-related pulmonary hypertension. She is also a fantastic cook and enjoys reading, painting, crocheting, and knitting.

Research Interests

Dr. Kiel Worked at the University of Minnesota Medical Center as a research assistant in the design, IRB application, data collection and presentation of a study evaluating pulmonary hypertension directed therapies in interstitial lung disease related PH.  Dr. Kiel also administered neuropsychological testing in patients diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease.  She Learned to operate FreeSurfer in order to map the brain's cortical surface from structural MRI data and then overlay fMRI data onto the reconstructed surface.

Education

2005 – 2009 : Michigan State University, Human Biology, Specialization in Bioethics
2009 – 2013 : Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, M.D.
2013 - 2016 : University of Minnesota Medical Center, Internal Medicine Residency
2017 – present : University of Pittsburgh, Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Medicine Fellow