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Specialty:

Pediatrics

Sub Specialty:
Pediatric Endocrinology
Endocrinology

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


Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.7 Stars
122 Patient
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LOCATION(S):

University of Pittsburgh Physicians

Pediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
4401 Penn Ave.
3rd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
Office Phone:
(412) 692-5170
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BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

Pediatric Endocrinology, American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics

Education:

MD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Residency:
Children's Hospital Medical Center,
Cincinnati, OH


Fellowships:
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh,
Pittsburgh, PA USA



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March 23, 2017

We had to wait over an hour to see the doctor. There was no clear reason given for this delay other than seeing other patients. There should be a much greater respect for time of the patient and parents. This is truly an unsatisfactory situation that should be addressed.

March 23, 2017

I love Dr. Witchel, but often have to wait an extended amount of time well beyond my appointment time slot to see her. Sometimes I wish she'd be a little more aggressive with her treatment plan with my child

March 08, 2017

Dr. Witchel is super friendly. She's my favorite doctor that I have.

March 01, 2017

besides taking over 6 months to get this appointment, our experience wa good experience.

January 12, 2017

We love Dr. Witchel

January 12, 2017

Dr. Witchel and Erika McCann are very much appreciated by our family. They are always quick to answer questions and concerns and provide awesome care.

December 21, 2016

Dr Witchel and her staff are excellent providers and I am blessed to have them.

December 08, 2016

I wish we did not have to wait 2 hours to see our physician.

November 02, 2016

not seen timely. 2hrs late. 11am appt but not seen until after one. Spent 1h in the waiting room and 1h in the exam room before being seen. No staff checked on us or explained the delay.

October 13, 2016

THIS PROVIDER NEEDS TO RUN ON TIME. THE WAIT IN THE EXAM ROOM IS ANYWHERE FROM 1 HOUR TO 2 HOURS. THIS IS AN ALL DAY EVENT. MY DAUGHTER THEN MISSES AT LEAST HALF DAY OF SCHOOL OR MORE. I LIKE THIS PROVIDER, BUT THE WAIT MAKES ME WANT TO FIND ANOTHER PROVIDER.