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

Shadyside Place
580 S. Aiken Ave.
Suite 200
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Office Phone:
(412) 681-1072


Dermatology, American Board of Dermatology


MD, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania,
Philadelphia, PA

Morristown Medical Center,
Morristown, NJ

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August 08, 2019

Dr. James is one of the best dermatologist at UPMC.

July 26, 2019

Dr. James was excellent in every way! This was my first appointment with her after being referred to her by my PCP, Dr. Margaret Morton. Wonderful provider! Will recommend to friends and family.

July 25, 2019

Dr. James is the best! She is caring, considerate, and easy to talk to. I am so glad to have found her.

July 10, 2019

thought she was very knowledgeable and helpful

July 10, 2019

Dr. James was really helpful and easy to understand. She explained things to me in a way that made sense

July 10, 2019

I saw Dr James for an emergency visit due to a suspicious skin growth. she was great and provided excellent care.

July 05, 2019

We discussed treatment options for my condition. I selected one that I thought was best for my needs. However, the physician neglected to tell me that there would be an extremely high co-pay for this particular medicine. She did say that it required a prior authorization from my insurance. When I arrived home, I called my insurance provider to see if I would be covered for this medicine. They told me yes but the copay would be almost $1,900. You can only imagine how I felt since this medicine was beyond my reach. I did a little research online and found that the medicine maker has a program to reduce costs to make it affordable and that the physician's office needs to fill out paperwork. I do not understand why when a physician would prescribe this medicine that they would not tell you this. If you hav been working with this medicine wi5 patients, then you should know.

July 01, 2019

Excellent in every way. Could not have been better!

June 27, 2019

very professional, respectful and efficient, this included everyone in the office! very pleased with my care!

June 27, 2019

Dr. James was very attentive, personable and professional.