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Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Shadyside
UPMC Presbyterian
UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
UPMC St Margaret

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
565 Patient
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Department of Dermatology
Falk Medical Building
3601 Fifth Ave.
5th Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(412) 647-4200

UPMC St. Margaret Dermatology
2585 Freeport Rd.
Suite 204
Harmar, PA 15238
Office Phone:
(412) 784-7350


Dermatology, American Board of Dermatology


MD, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

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November 19, 2018

Dr. Laura Ferris provided excellent dermatology care.

November 15, 2018

Dr. Ferris has my trust in her ability to spot pre cancer and I feel does not cut or burn for the sake of profit

November 12, 2018

Dr. Ferris is a knowledgeable, caring professional. She is the est doctor I visit for medical care.

November 12, 2018

Dr. Ferris and her staff were very efficient and pleasant. I feel extremely comfortable with them, knowing also that I am in good hands.

November 12, 2018

Dr. Ferris does a thorough skin examination and always explains the results of the examination. She is very punctual in seeing her patients and easy to interact with.

November 12, 2018

normally wait time is minimal. this visit the wait time was longer than expected.

November 12, 2018

1st time appointment-insurance coverage changed-I was skeptical but am very pleased with my choice of doctor and level of service very professional, very efficient, very friendly staff

November 08, 2018

I was very happy with Dr. Ferris and intend to see her on a yearly basis. I have already recommended her to a friend.

November 08, 2018


November 05, 2018

Staff was friendly and helpful. Doctor and assistant were professional, concerned and knowledgeable.