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Specialty:

Pediatrics

Sub Specialty:
Nutrition
Gastroenterology
Pediatric Gastroenterology
Hepatology

Hospital Affiliation(s):
Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
UPMC Children's Surgery Centers
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Language Spoken:
Arabic

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.8 Stars
96 Patient
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LOCATION(S):

University of Pittsburgh Physicians

Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
4401 Penn Ave.
Pediatric Gastroenterology, 3rd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
Office Phone:
(412) 692-5180
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Specialty Care Center Wheeling
10 Medical Park, Tower 1
Suite 305
Wheeling, WV 26003
Office Phone:
(304) 243-3276
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BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

Pediatric Gastroenterology, American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics

Education:

MD, University of Jordan Medical School, Amman, Jordan

Residency:
University of Jordan Medical School,
Amman, Jordan

St Joseph Hospital,
Paterson, NJ


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



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January 23, 2017

We are very happy to have Dr. Al-Lissa. My daughter and I always walk away from her appointments feeling like she is his only patient. He is kind, knowledgeable and talks in terms that we can understand. It is inspiring to know that my daughter will be able to stay with him until the age of 25.

January 03, 2017

Dr Alissa is knowledgeable, caring, effective, and an excellent doctor. he is responsive to my condition. A+ rating.

November 14, 2016

The wait time was 1 hour- should consider scheduling conflicts

October 18, 2016

much better than I've seen in awhile. I'm happy to have a provider that actually listens.

October 17, 2016

Everyone was courteous, respectful, and gave us a sense of security.

October 07, 2016

Dr Al-Issa is a great doctor for my son. He went out of his way to accommodate our schedule for this appointment.

September 27, 2016

He was great. He presented several options that we can try before we get to more invasive options.

September 12, 2016

Meeting with Dr. Al-Issa was a great experience for me and my daughter. He was great with her. She was nervous but he talked with her and explained what he was going to do. He did not rush her and let her answer questions. He explained all the different options for tratement to me and the pros and cons. He ordered blood work to rule out more serious medical issues. He listened when I talked about concerns and past medical history. I felt relieved when we left that we had finally found a dr. That would listen and solve my daughters medical issue. He gave me a very detailed plan of action that was written out and easy to follow. My daughter is already improving because he took time to listen to both of us

September 06, 2016

we were very happy with the appt and dr. he was very nice and great with my daughter.

August 29, 2016

it was a good experience heseems like quite experienced and good doctor