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Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Passavant
UPMC St Margaret

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
124 Patient
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Division of General Surgery
UPMC St. Margaret - Medical Arts 100
100 Delafield Rd.
Suite 113
Pittsburgh, PA 15215
Office Phone:
(412) 782-2400


Surgery, American Board of Surgery


MD, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

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July 30, 2019

Dr. Whalen is a great surgeon and a wonderful man. He is always honest and ip-front with me. He performed 4 surgeries on me within a four and a half month time period. I was very pleased with his performance and knowledge.

July 16, 2019

good service

July 16, 2019

excellent surgeon

July 16, 2019

I came to Dr Whelan for a surgery consult. He and his staff were excellent even though he had to deliver news I did not want to hear i.e. I have to have more extensive surgery than I hoped.

July 16, 2019

Had a double hernia operation. Everything went smoothly. Recovery time better than expected. Everything was very professional, courteous, and enlightening. Could not have asked for better care in any way.

June 27, 2019

Sean was excellent - I'm extremely pleased with him and his surgery! Thanks

June 27, 2019

Dr. Whelan is caring and understanding. I saw him in the hospital, and during an office visit, and he never seemed to be rushed or distracted. He took the time to sit down and have a conversation about my health and addressed all my concerns and questions.

June 20, 2019

dr Whalen was fabulous! he directed us to a new medical Avenue we hadn't tried for our daughter

April 16, 2019


April 16, 2019

very pleased with Dr. Whelan, on my first visit for surgery I was scared because of my age. he took time to explain it and listened to me and my concerns. my family was pleased. They would come to him if needed.