Shannon (Huggins) Huggins-Puhalla, MD, Oncology, Pittsburgh, PA, UPMC Presbyterian


Oncology Pittsburgh, PA

Breast Cancer, Hematologic Oncology


Overview of Dr. Huggins-Puhalla

Dr. Shannon Huggins-Puhalla is an oncologist in Pittsburgh, PA and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including UPMC Presbyterian, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital, UPMC Passavant, and Shadyside Campus. She received her medical degree from Northeast Ohio Medical University and has been in practice 16 years. Dr. Huggins-Puhalla accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 82 doctors at UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital and one of 143 doctors at UPMC Presbyterian who specialize in Oncology.

Education & Training

  • Ohio State University Hospital
    Ohio State University HospitalFellowship, Hematology/Oncology, 2004 - 2007
  • Ohio State University Hospital
    Ohio State University HospitalResidency, Internal Medicine, 2001 - 2004
  • Northeast Ohio Medical University
    Northeast Ohio Medical UniversityClass of 2001

Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2007 - 2022
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 2001 - 2008
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Medical Oncology

Publications & Presentations


Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
    Aetna HMO
    BCBS Alabama PPO
    BCBS Blue Card PPO
    BCBS Illinois PPO
    CIGNA Open Access
    Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
    First Health PPO
    Great West PPO
    Health Alliance PPO
    HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
    Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
    Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
    Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    Multiplan PHCS PPO
    Multiplan PPO
    United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
    Wellmark Alliance Select
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