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Michael Pistoria, DO

Department Chair Hospital Medicine and Inpatient Services

Dr. Michael Pistoria is a hospitalist, part of a rapidly growing field of medicine that specializes in the care of hospitalized patients.

Dr. Michael Pistoria is a 1995 graduate of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency training, including a year as Chief Medical Resident, in Internal Medicine at Lehigh Valley Health Network. He is a hospitalist, part of a rapidly growing field of medicine that specializes in the care of hospitalized patients. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (ACP) and a Senior Fellow of the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM). He has been very active in the Society of Hospital Medicine and served as the lead editor of the “Core Competencies in Hospital Medicine,” a seminal publication that helped define the role of the hospitalist. He has served on SHM’s Education Committee, Annual Meeting Committee, and shares responsibility as Course Director for the 2013 SHM Annual Meeting. He is published and has presented nationally on the evolution of hospital medicine, its interface with education, and hospital efficiency and quality. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and is among the first in the nation to achieve the designation of Focused Practice in Hospital Medicine from the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is an avid Philadelphia sports fan and other than being a sports talk radio host in Philadelphia, cannot think of anything he would rather do than help improve the care of patients.


Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, Bachelor of Science – Molecular Biology, 1987-1991

Medical School

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, Doctor of Osteopathy, 1991-1995


Lehigh Valley Health Network, Allentown, PA, Internal Medicine Residency, Chief Medical Resident (1998-1999), 1995-1999

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