With which hospitals / long term care facilities are you affiliated?

St. Clair Medical Group Pulmonary Medicine is affiliated with St. Clair Hospital.

Does this practice utilize a patient portal?

Yes, St. Clair Medical Group Pulmonary Medicine offers patients access to their medical records via the secure patient portal, FollowMyHealth. To learn more about FollowMyHealth, please click on this link.

What services does this practice provide?

Please call the office with any questions regarding services.

General Pulmonary Issues

  • COPD
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Asthma
  • Cough
  • Chronic Pneumonia
  • Emphysema
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Oxygen therapy
  • CPAP/Bi-PAP Compliance
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Lung Nobules
  • Pre-Operative Clearances

Tests/Procedures

  • Pulmonary Function Testing
  • 6 Minute Walks
  • Sleep Studies-(Home/ Hospital)
  • Chest X-rays
  • Chest CT Scans
  • PET Scans
  • Oxygen Titrations
  • Methacholine Challenge
What insurance products does the practice accept?

St. Clair Medical Group participates with every major insurer in almost every product. Please click on the link to see a list of all participating insurance products.

What if I have a question about my bill?

Please direct all billing questions to our patient resource center at SCMS.patientbillhelp.com or call 1-855-594-8472 to speak with a billing representative.

Is this practice accepting new patients?

Yes, St. Clair Medical Group Pulmonary Medicine is accepting new patients. Call our practice at (412) 572-6168 and the office staff will be able to schedule you with the earliest available appointment. Once you schedule your appointment, the staff will assist in providing the appropriate paperwork for your first visit.

How can I make an appointment?

Call our practice at (412) 572-6168 and the office staff will be able to schedule you with the earliest available appointment. Once you schedule your appointment, the staff will assist in providing the appropriate paperwork for your first visit.

How do I prepare for my first appointment?

If you are a new patient to St. Clair Medical Group Pulmonary Medicine, we ask that you provide the office with your previous health records prior to your appointment date. To transfer your records, please complete the Medical Record Transfer Form and send it to your current primary care provider. Additionally, we ask that you please print and complete all of the "New Patient Forms" on the Forms Page. Once the forms are complete, either fax, mail, or bring the completed forms to your appointment. If you do not complete the forms prior to your appointment, please arrive at least 15 minutes early to complete the forms and allow our staff to enter them into your electronic health record. You may also be asked to have a chest x-ray completed prior to your visit. If the x-ray is completed at a location other than a St. Clair facility, you will be asked to bring in a copy of the disc with the x-ray on it.

What should I do if I need to cancel and / or reschedule my appointment?

If you cannot make your scheduled appointment, we request that you provide the practice with a 48 hour notice, so that we may offer that appointment time to another patient. You can cancel / reschedule your appointment by calling our office at (412) 572-6168.

What should I do if I need care after hours?

St. Clair Medical Group Pulmonary Medicine is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM. For non-emergency care when our office is closed, we recommend St. Clair Urgent Care, which is located at the St. Clair Hospital Outpatient Center - Village Square, 2000 Oxford Drive, Bethel Park, PA 15102 and is open 7 days a week, 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM. In the event of an emergency, please call 9-1-1.

What is the office's late / cancellation policy 

Out of consideration to our other patients, if you arrive more than 15 minutes late for your appointment, there may be a delay in your visit, or you may be asked to reschedule your appointment. If you cannot make your appointment, we request 48 hours notice to offer that appointment time to another. St. Clair Medical Group Pulmonary Medicine thanks you in advance for your consideration.

How do I get a prescription medication refilled?

Please contact your pharmacy with all prescription medication refill requests.

What if I need a referral to another provider or service?

If you require a referral to see a specialist or to have advanced diagnostic testing, our office will help you obtain the necessary insurance authorization. When possible, please notify our office at least 5 days in advance to allow time to process the paperwork. We ask that you please do not schedule your appointment before our office contacts you with the authorization. If the authorization is not obtained before the appointment, it may mean that you could be financially responsible.

Where can I receive lab and imaging services?

If you require diagnostic testing, please visit St. Clair 's Village Square and Peters Township Outpatient centers. Click here to learn more. As always, please ensure that your insurance plan will cover the site that you choose for your testing.

What if I need to be hospitalized?

Dr. Basheda trusts the St. Clair Hospitalists while his patients are hospitalized at St. Clair Hospital. Hospitalists are physicians whose primary professional focus is the general medical care of hospitalized patients. St. Clair Hospitalists will work with Dr. Basheda to ensure the coordination of your care.