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Thoracic Surgery

Sub Specialty:
Cardiac Surgery

Hospital Affiliation(s):
Magee-Womens Hospital
UPMC Mercy
UPMC Presbyterian
UPMC Horizon
UPMC McKeesport
UPMC Passavant
UPMC Shadyside
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Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.6 Stars
68 Patient
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Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Division of Thoracic Surgery
UPMC Presbyterian (UPMC Presbyterian, Digestive Disorders Center)
200 Lothrop St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(412) 647-7555


Surgery, American Board of Surgery
Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, American Board of Thoracic Surgery


MD, Universidad Nacional de Colombia Facultad de Medicina Oficina de Posgrados, Bogota D C, Colombia

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana,
Bogota, Colombia

North Shore University Hospital,
Manhasset, NY

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

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September 07, 2017

I am very fortunate to have had excellent care from this team for a complicated prodecure

September 07, 2017

we just love Dr Villa Sanchez. we've been with him since last November before surgery and now after surgery. he always takes lots of time with me and explains everything.

August 08, 2017

Both residency assistants/doctors did not review my medical records prior to my visit. I felt they did not want to attend to my health concerns.

June 15, 2017

Iwould prefer to see Dr. Manuel Sanchez for future visits. He is very caring and I saw her every day during my hospital stay every day.

April 06, 2017

good experience

March 28, 2017

My only complaint is that my surgeon never spoke to me on the day of my surgery. I had questions. Also, no one explained why a quick CAT scan with dye was ordered right after my surgery. I requested to speak to Dr. Sanchez after surgery but never saw him except the day before.

March 21, 2017

Never had a bad experience in all my visits to Umpc

March 16, 2017

Dr. Villa Sanchez is a very able physician who is willing to take time to discuss any problem or question I might have.

February 21, 2017

Highly impressed with the care I have received and continue to receive.

February 09, 2017

one of my favorite doctors