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Internal Medicine
PCP (Primary Care Physician)

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Presbyterian
UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
5 Stars
378 Patient
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Solano & Kokales Internal Medicine Associates - UPMC
University Center
120 Lytton Ave.
Suite 100A
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(412) 647-4545


Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine


MD, Drexel/Hahnemann University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA USA

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

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September 24, 2019

excellent care he is a friend that I value very much

September 23, 2019

He was good and helpful

September 10, 2019

Fran is the best doctor I have or could have. He is great.

September 09, 2019

Dr. Fran is the best. Kind, compassionate, beyond caring, and funny!. He treats you like you are his friend. Doesn't forget any detail. The staff is great also. Always helpful and quick to help.It's actually pleasant to go to an appt. here. Lucky to be a patient.

August 27, 2019

Dr. Solano listens to my concerns with respect and caring, and together we come up with a solution.

August 26, 2019

provided care is always fast, on time, and very detailed. All the important details are listed as well as explanations of the details and decisions are made based on what is best for my health.

August 19, 2019

Dr. Solano, my PCP, has provided me with excellent health care and advice for over a decade. He is very kind and compassionate. He has guided me get through shoulder and bladder cancer surgeries by recommending excellent specialists at UPMC. I would highly recommend him to my friends and family.

August 15, 2019

care provider was amazing

August 15, 2019

I came in with a few questions and every one was addressed. I believe my physician has always taken excellent care of me and is very attentive to any problems I have had and I have had many. He has had to refer me to several specialists in the years he has treated me and each one has been an excellent choice for me.

August 13, 2019

love this doctor.