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Specialty:

Cardiovascular Disease

Sub Specialty:
Advanced Heart Failure/Transplant Cardiology

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Bedford
UPMC Presbyterian
UPMC Altoona


Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
50 Patient
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LOCATION(S):

UPMC Altoona - Blair Medical Associates
142 E. Carroll St.
Carrolltown, PA 15722
Office Phone:
(814) 946-1655
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BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology, American Board of Internal Medicine
Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine
Echocardiography, National Board of Echocardiography
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
Nuclear Cardiology, Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology

Education:

MD, Georgetown University, Washington, DC

Residency:
University of California San Francisco,
San Francisco, CA


Fellowships:
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA



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July 03, 2018

Excellent Cardiologist

July 03, 2018

I was extremely please with Dr. Holtz. He took his time with me and answered all my questions. I new I had some concerns about some tests I had and took his time addressing all those concerns.

June 21, 2018

Took the time to explain everything to me.

June 18, 2018

Excellent physician and staff

May 14, 2018

Dr. Holtz was extremely kind, knowledgeable and had a great sense for my wanting to be proactive considering my parents and grandparents medical history. I appreciated him taking the time to explain what his thoughts and how we would continue the process for medical care. He was an excellent choice for a physician.

April 20, 2018

very attentive to my condition.

March 26, 2018

Very nice office, doctor and staff. I was very pleased with my visit

February 22, 2018

This was my first visit with Dr. Holtz. I found him to be knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and communicative concerning my health issues. In summary, my visit with Dr. Holtz was a positive one.

February 06, 2018

I feel Dr Holtz provided me with the very best service he possibly could. I would definitely recommend him to family and friends.

January 23, 2018

I was well pleased with Dr. Holtz and his staff. I had excellent care. This was my first visit to his office.