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Sub Specialty:
Thoracic Surgery

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

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.8 Stars
98 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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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.

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. 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


July 23, 2019

The system overloads the schedule. I had to wait over an hour before being seen. I heard others also inquiring about the long wait time.

July 23, 2019

I trust Dr. Sarkaria totally. I received exceptional surgical care from him.

June 13, 2019

Dr Sarkaria always instills great confidence and he always seems to know exactly what to do.

May 21, 2019

all good experiences with this provider an Hileman Cancer Center thank you very much

May 07, 2019

oh good experiences

April 16, 2019

was seen quickly and was treated as an adult and they explained exactly what the results of my CT SCAN were.