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Specialty:

Surgery

Sub Specialty:
General Surgery
Bariatric Surgery

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Hamot
UPMC Horizon

Language Spoken:
Arabic
Hindi
Punjabi
Urdu

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.8 Stars
245 Patient
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LOCATION(S):

Bariatric Surgery Center
300 State St.
4th Floor
Erie, PA 16507
Office Phone:
(814) 877-6997
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BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

Surgery, American Board of Surgery

Education:

MD, King Edward Medical University, Lahore, Pakistan

Residency:
Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center,
Bronx, NY

Allied Hospital,
Faisalabad, Pakistan

Lahore General Hospital,
Lahore, Pakistan

Mayo Hospital,
Lahore Punjab, Pakistan


Fellowships:
University Medical Center at Princeton,
Princeton, NJ



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March 10, 2017

Excellent staff and wonderful doctor! He really cares about my welfare and progress and is always positive and supportive.

February 08, 2017

Very nice person. Felt that he was genuinely concerned about my overall health. Made me feel good about the decisions I am making regarding my health and the surgery that I have planned.

January 11, 2017

This was my first visit with the doctor. The staff was very friendly.

December 28, 2016

Dr Asahd is very personable, caring and understanding. He really cares about your issues, and wants to help solve them

December 13, 2016

The experience with Dr.Asad is always a very professional and down to earth visit. Dr. Asad takes the time to listen to your concerns and relates to what your need are. He is the BEST surgeon for your bariatric needs. When having a weight problem I personally feel Dr. Asad NEVER judged you on how heavy I was. He truly treats you like your are a part of his family.GREAT Doctor all around!

December 08, 2016

Dr. Assad is by far one of the best physicians I have ever had. He truly is an asset to UPMC. His compassion and care of his patients is above what most doctors provide!! I am lucky to have had him as my doctor!

December 06, 2016

Dr. Asad is the best! He is very respectful and makes you can tell that he really cares.

November 29, 2016

This office is always friendly and helpful. i enjoy coming to this office.

November 23, 2016

everybody at the office is always very nice, friendly and very professional. Dr Asad is a wonderful doctor who listens, explains and offers advise.

November 15, 2016

nothing bad to say