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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:
4.9 Stars
132 Patient
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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 School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

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August 02, 2016

they were very professional

July 27, 2016

good understanding of my medical record prior to my visit, great critical thinking

July 26, 2016

I love Dr. Hammer and drive from Erie PA to see him and it is worth it. he takes the time to listen to me and explain things to me. I would send send my friends and family or anyone I cared about to see him. he is a wonderful Doctor!!

July 20, 2016

He was excellent. I learned more on my visit about my health issues then from any other physician

July 19, 2016

Everyone is very friendly. Still impresed that the physician comes to the waiting room to get me.

July 01, 2016

The best.

June 15, 2016

Dr. Hammer is excellent. Very knowledgeable.

June 10, 2016

Dr. Hammer is my neurologist after a stroke in 2011. Excellent doc.

June 10, 2016

Good listener, willing to take time to discuss any question, clear explanation regarding prescribed blood test and reason for it

June 07, 2016

couldn't have a better experience at this visit.