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Sub Specialty:
Pain Medicine

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC St. Margaret
UPMC Shadyside
UPMC Mercy
UPMC Passavant
UPMC Presbyterian

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.4 Stars
413 Patient
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University of Pittsburgh Physicians

UPMC Pain Medicine
Centre Commons
5750 Centre Ave.
Suite 260
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
Office Phone:
(412) 665-8030

UPMC Passavant - McCandless (UPMC Pain Medicine at Passavant)
9100 Babcock Blvd.
2nd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
Office Phone:
(412) 748-6770


Anesthesiology, American Board of Anesthesiology
Pain Medicine, American Board of Anesthesiology


MD, Georgetown University, Washington, DC

Saint Elizabeth's Medical Center,
Boston, MA

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March 09, 2017

I was very impressed with dr. Here's and all staff members they were sensitive and kind tipo me when I was in so much pain, I am very grateful to them.

March 02, 2017

my appointment with Dr. Heres was a consult for severe back pain radiating down legs. I was seen almost right away and after talking with Dr. Heres he gave me a lower back injection (epidural) Staff and Dr were wonderful and very kind, next appt. is march 30th. Would recommend Dr. Heres and his staff to friends and family

March 01, 2017

This was the first visit that I had to wait a bit longer than usual. Not sure why. Seemed like there might have been a computer issue in some of the rooms as I was in a different room than usual and the discussion between two nurses made me think that might have been the issue. Also-the staff here is terrific in general. Very kind and compassionate as well as informative.

February 28, 2017

So far...good!

February 21, 2017

The staff in this office is amazing. I have never met a more caring group of nurses and assistants. They have gone above and beyond for my family. We are so grateful to the,.

February 16, 2017

Every time I go for an appointment the nurses and doctors are very friendly. They always make you feel more relaxed. They are very caring and always have smiles on their faces.

February 16, 2017

great staff

February 14, 2017


February 03, 2017

outstanding care and preparation and attention to me and to assuage my fears.

January 26, 2017

I had wonderful care .I would tell anyone with problems that this is the best place to go.