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Maxim D. Hammer, MD



Sub Specialty:
Vascular Neurology

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC St. Margaret
UPMC Altoona
UPMC Northwest
UPMC Shadyside
Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
UPMC Horizon
UPMC Mercy
UPMC McKeesport
UPMC Passavant
UPMC Bedford
UPMC Presbyterian

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Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
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University of Pittsburgh Physicians

Department of Neurology
UPMC Mercy Professional Building
1350 Locust St.
Suite 105
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Office Phone:
(412) 232-8840


Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology


MD, Albany Medical College, Albany, NY

Cleveland Clinic,
Cleveland, OH

University of Pittsburgh Medical School,
Pittsburgh, PA

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March 23, 2016

Very concerned about me as a person not just another patient.

March 18, 2016

I always was made to feel like I'm the most important person on earth.

March 02, 2016

Dr. Hammer is the best doctor at UPMC

February 10, 2016

Beside a bit of the wait due to some computer problems, the visit was quick and successful with Dr. Hammer.

February 10, 2016

been seeing him for 3 yrs.

February 08, 2016

All very professional

January 22, 2016

Dr. Hammer is a very kind, calm and understanding. He listens to my questions and always knows the answers.

January 19, 2016

Dr. Hammer is amazing. He goes above and beyond to provide professional, caring and kind help whenever I need him. He diagnosed a rare condition immediately and was able to provide relief and the right medication right away. Kudos!

December 30, 2015

He is the best doctor there is .The most concerned and really human person not a busy "DOCTOR" but a great man who you can tell really knows you and feels for you.

December 21, 2015

My visit with Doctor Hammer was hands-down the best visit I've ever had with a doctor. Dr. Hammer is attentive, caring, friendly...there are not enough positive adjectives to describe him. He gave me 100% of his attention and spoke to me in a way that wasn't "doctor-like." We had a nice, long appointment, and I feel like if I needed even more time, he would have given it to me. I never felt rushed. He was genuinely interested in my symptoms and talked through all my treatment options, in detail. He let me play an active role in my treatment - presenting the options, telling me what he thought was appropriate, then asked MY thoughts on what I wanted to do. I could seriously go on for for hours about what a positive experience I had, and how great Dr. Hammer is. My condition doesn't require a follow-up, but I wish he was a primary-care physician so I could see him again!

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