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Sub Specialty:
General Surgery
Bariatric Surgery

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Hamot
UPMC Horizon

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Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.8 Stars
216 Patient
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Bariatric Surgery Center
300 State St.
4th Floor
Erie, PA 16507
Office Phone:
(814) 877-6997


Surgery, American Board of Surgery


MD, Jawahar Lal Nehru (JLN) Medical College, Universit, Aligarh, India

Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center,
Bronx, NY

Jawahar Lal Nehru (JLN) Medical College, Universit,
Aligarh, India

University of Missouri Hospitals & Clinics,
Columbia, MO

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May 08, 2018

Doctor took his time and I did not feel rushed and could ask questions.

May 02, 2018

This was my first visit to the Bradford site and Dr. Kalem. I was very pleased with both. My only disappointment was that for my return visit in 1 month, there were no openings and they will not be there at all in July. So I order to comply with the doctors request, I must make another trip to Erie. maybe you need to consider adding another day in Bradford. I did call the office a few days before the appointment to report a reaction to medication ordered by Dr. Ali. I was put on hold to start a "note" and 15 minutes later hung up, since I could wait no longer. They never took my name or phone number, so no one could call me back and since I as at work, I didn't have a chance to call back..

May 02, 2018

very good doctor

April 30, 2018

I am so happy with everything that this office and staff have done for me that I have referred other friends and family to them. I know I am in good care with everyone associated here.

April 18, 2018

I was early for my appointment and I was waiting for about 30-40 minutes after my appointment time to be called and then waited another 15-20 minutes for the doctor to come in the exam room to see me

March 28, 2018

my vist was my initial new patient visit. I found the Dr to be very thorough. He took his time, explained things to me and ordered additional testing. i was very pleased with my visit

March 27, 2018

very helpful with information. made me feel very comfortable with my visit and the process that I need to go through before surgery

March 01, 2018

He was very kind and understanding, and non judgemental. Which is refreshing to see.

February 28, 2018

My experience at Dr Kalim's office was very good.

February 27, 2018