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Sub Specialty:
Thoracic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
UPMC Mercy
UPMC Passavant
UPMC Shadyside
UPMC St Margaret
UPMC Hamot
UPMC Altoona
UPMC Presbyterian

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
97 Patient
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Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Division of Thoracic Surgery
UPMC McKeesport Painter Building
500 Hospital Dr.
4th Floor
McKeesport, PA 15132
Office Phone:
(412) 664-2683

Hillman Cancer Center
5115 Centre Ave.
2nd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Office Phone:
(412) 623-2025


Surgery, American Board of Surgery
Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, American Board of Thoracic Surgery


MD, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ

Weill Cornell Medical College,
New York, NY

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center,
New York, NY

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

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January 21, 2020

Dr. Sarkaria and his team are top notch. I felt I had excellent care.

December 17, 2019

Dr. Sarkaria is easy to talk to and is genuinely concerned about me.

September 03, 2019

everyone was very professional and kind.

August 29, 2019

My wife and I are very happy with Dr. Sakaria.

August 20, 2019

Dr. Sarkaria is very caring & answers all questions no matter how strange they may be. Excellent Doctor.

August 06, 2019

Wait time greatly reduced on this visit. Much appreciated.

August 01, 2019

I am very grateful for all Dr. Sakarias has done for me

July 30, 2019

Dr. Sarkaria has provided my with outstanding care throughout the course of my diagnosis and procedure. Him and his office staff have been helpful every step of the way from PAs to his nurse Patty.

July 30, 2019

looking forward to a solution to my problem and after speaking with the doctor it helped boost my confidence. hoping he can help

July 30, 2019

Dr. Sakaria and his assistant are always well versed and updated on my current medical condition. In addition, they take the time I need to address my concern. Very pleased with Dr. Sakaria and his team.