Matthew Harinstein

Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, Associate Chief Medical Officer
UPMC International

Dr. Matthew Harinstein is the Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Associate Chief Medical Officer of UPMC International. He is also Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. In his role, Dr. Harinstein leads operations, works to develop policies related to UPMC International medical activities, and supports the activities of UPMC International medical directors located outside of the United States. He is also leading the development of UPMC clinical service lines internationally and is the key conduit between UPMC International and the UPMC Health Services Division. Dr. Harinstein also serves as an active member of the UPMC International Executive Management Group.

Dr. Harinstein also serves as the Vice President of Medical Affairs/Chief Medical Officer at UPMC McKeesport and is the former Chief of Cardiology at UPMC McKeesport, Co-Director of Noninvasive Imaging at UPMC Shadyside and founding Director of the UPMC Center for Cardio-Oncology. He spends his clinical time at UPMC McKeesport, UPMC Shadyside and UPMC Presbyterian hospitals. He cares for patients with all aspects of cardiovascular disease with a special emphasis on non-invasive imaging including echocardiography and nuclear cardiology. He is also a member of the structural heart group specializing in imaging of structural heart disease with a particular emphasis on transcatheter valve replacement and three-dimensional imaging techniques. He was the founding director of the UPMC Center for Cardio-Oncology. As director of the echocardiography service line, he helped to lead the development of best practices and improved quality in imaging and the development of myocardial strain imaging within the health system. He has led accreditation in multiple imaging modalities at several locations within the UPMC health system. Dr. Harinstein completed his residency in internal medicine at Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois and fellowship in cardiovascular disease at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He obtained his Master’s in Business Administration at the University of Pittsburgh. He is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, cardiovascular computed tomography and is a registered physician of vascular interpretation.

Dr. Harinstein is active in several national and international organizations. He has been on multiple committees of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology and completed the Leadership Development Program. He is currently the Deputy Chair of the ASNC Education Committee. He is on the Board of Directors of the Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology, which is responsible for the board administration and certification of nuclear cardiologists. Additionally, he is a member of the American Society of Transplantation working group on the preoperative assessment and management of liver transplant candidates. He has published multiple manuscripts and abstracts in the medical literature and presented his work widely at national meetings. Dr. Harinstein’s areas of interest include cardio-oncology, acute heart failure syndromes, transcatheter aortic valve replacement outcomes, assessment of right ventricular function in liver transplant candidates, cardiac risk assessment of solid organ transplant candidates, clinical trials studying new pharmacologic agents, and assessment of mechanical dyssynchrony with gated SPECT. He is a reviewer for multiple medical journals and is a member of the editorial board of the American Journal of Cardiology.