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Specialty:

Internal Medicine

Sub Specialty:
Pulmonology
Critical Care

Hospital Affiliation(s):
Magee-Womens Hospital
UPMC Mercy
UPMC Presbyterian
UPMC Northwest
UPMC Shadyside

Language Spoken:
Spanish

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
392 Patient
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LOCATION(S):

Division of Pulmonary, Allergy & CCM
UPMC Monroeville at Oxford Drive
400 Oxford Dr.
Suite G-65
Monroeville, PA 15146
Office Phone:
(412) 380-5013
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Falk Medical Building (Comprehensive Lung Center)
3601 Fifth Ave.
4th Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(412) 648-6161
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BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

Critical Care Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
Pulmonary Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine
Sleep Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

Education:

MD, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL

Residency:
Brook Army Medical Center,
Fort Sam Houston, TX


Fellowships:
Brook Army Medical Center,
Fort Sam Houston, TX

University of Utah School of Medicine,
Salt Lake City, UT



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September 11, 2017

A well-run organization

July 26, 2017

Nursing staff great. Loved my nurse who took my vitals. Best Doctor, always inquires about all of me and gives helpful information. Let's me know ally choices, talks with me about any issue. I have great doctors but Dr. Kristo is a favorite.

July 25, 2017

Both my husband and I find Dr. Kristo to be an excellent Dr.

July 24, 2017

Dr Kristo was excellent and was very much caring.

July 21, 2017

very pleasent

July 21, 2017

excellent service

July 17, 2017

very nice physician

July 11, 2017

As always, excellent care. Just can't say enough about Dr. Kristo and staff. Always the first person I would recommend for pulmonary care.

July 05, 2017

Dr. Kristo takes time to listen, explains details if necessary and seems concerned with my health issue. he makes me feel very reassured that his health care is thorough and he cares for my well being.

June 09, 2017

Conscientious, good listener--getting to root of issues. Helpful, understanding, and responsive.