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Sub Specialty:
Thoracic Surgery

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

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
90 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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May 01, 2018

Dr Sarkaria was smart, approachable, friendly, and knowledgeable.

April 17, 2018

Dr Sarkaria and staff are fantastic. Very prompt on diagnosing a problem and always provides a timely "fix".

April 03, 2018

great open minded Doctor, explained my options - very kind man

March 13, 2018

Dr. Sarkaria was knowledgable and patient in answering my questions about my condition. He discussed all possibilities for treatment and the potential complications that are associated with each option. I left feeling informed and confident about the course of treatment.

March 01, 2018

this was my first visit with Dr Inderal Sarkaris he and his staff have been very professional and informative with me. I have faith in what he will do for me will be what is best for me. I will be starting test soon, just want to get started. I feel very lucky to have Dr Sarkaria and his team.

February 27, 2018

A very respectful, caring doctor.

February 27, 2018

Dr Sakaria and his staff are wonderful. they take time to explain things To me so that I can understand.

February 20, 2018

great follow up visit

February 13, 2018

Good Experience. First time meeting this physician, very knowledgeable and respectful of my concerns.

February 13, 2018

Doctor was very professional and explained everything in language that I could understand. Made sure all my questions were answered and that I understood the answers. Assistants and staff were congenital and knowledgeable of our health needs and history.