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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
434 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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July 14, 2017

These questions do not really pertain to a visit to the pain clinic. but I always receive great care from Doctor Heres and his team. No complaints.

July 11, 2017

Over one year ago seeing my provider, all the time I am % satisfied with all the care I get from everyone in the pain department. May Almighty God bless you richly.

July 06, 2017

Overall I was pleased with my visit to Dr. Heres office as far as the attention that Dr. Heres and his staff provided. BUT

June 23, 2017

staff is kind and very attentive. Dr. Heres is very pleasant and concerned but not as attentive. My take away is that he's very busy.

June 23, 2017

excellent experience

June 22, 2017

this was an excellent experience!

June 20, 2017

DR. HERES was very knowledgeable, explained himself and the procedure well and put me at ease and I would definitely come to him again for medical needs

June 15, 2017

I felt it was done with a very well organized staff. There was no wasted time waiting for treatment.

June 14, 2017

Everyone was extremely friendly, helpful and knowledgeable.

June 12, 2017

They are as helpful as they can be under the circumstances.