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

2100 Georgetown Dr.
Suite 400
Sewickley, PA 15143
Office Phone:
(724) 940-7546


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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January 31, 2019

Dr. James was amazing! She entered the room and asked me how I was doing and immediately began to inspect the problem areas I mentioned. She provided explanations as to why I may have been experiencing the problems and provided pragmatic suggestions for resolution. She used lay language and utilized the skin/tissue/hair follicle diagram that was mounted on the wall. She maintained eye contact with me the entire time. After she gave me directions on how to use the prescribed medication, she checked for my understanding and paused to see if I had a rebuttal. She did a great job distilling irrational/inaccurate information when I asked her if my situation was similar to "Dr. Pimple". Throughout the visit, she was patient, kind, friendly, and approachable. She handled my face and body with care and gave me clear instructions of how she wanted me to position myself to so that she could do the skin. It was a wonderful first-time visit. I appreciate her cultural competence

January 28, 2019

she was wonderful and knowledgeable. I felt hopeful when I finished my appointment.

January 24, 2019

I have lost 80 % of my hair. Writing it off as menopause when my OBGYN told me I was fine and telling me to just shampoo and condition is NOT helpful and extremely frustrating. There is nothing left to shampoo and condition. An FSH test alone does not determine menopause. And even if it is menopause, I still have no good advice on what is precisely wrong.

January 17, 2019

The care I received was excellent and have no complaints of any kind. The doctor and staff were very courteous and respectful , I would recommend them to anyone. Thank you Dr. James and staff.

January 17, 2019

Dr. James and staff were helpful, professional and friendly.

January 17, 2019

She was very nice and listened to my concerns. She answered all of my questions. She was very knowledgeable and easy to talk with. The resident also was very nice and knowledgeable.

January 10, 2019

Very good Doctor

January 10, 2019

No bedside manner. She ignored everything that I told her and just talked over me.

January 10, 2019

I completely trust Dr. James as my Dermatologist. She is an excellent physician.

January 07, 2019

she is the greatest