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Internal Medicine

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Hospital Affiliation(s):
Magee-Womens Hospital
UPMC Mercy
UPMC Presbyterian
UPMC McKeesport
UPMC Passavant
UPMC Shadyside

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
182 Patient
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UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute
1290 Chess St.
Suite 100
Monongahela, PA 15063
Office Phone:
(724) 258-3966

UPMC South Hills
1300 Oxford Dr.
Suite 1A
Bethel Park, PA 15102
Office Phone:
(412) 347-3240


Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine
Interventional Cardiology, American Board of Internal Medicine


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

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

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January 26, 2018

The doctor was very helpful and seemed genuinely concerned.

January 22, 2018

very professional has my complete conference.

January 22, 2018

I see my cardiologist every 6 months. He is always thorough and asks me question pertaining to my heart condition. He is great at explaining my heart condition to me.

January 08, 2018

Dr. Pacella is patient, knowledgeable and thorough.

December 19, 2017

excellent service, Dr. pacella and the staff are top notch. The best service I have ever recieved

December 08, 2017

Dr. Pacella is an excellent physician

November 27, 2017

Dr. Pacella is the best doctor I have ever had in my 60+ years of living. He is thoughtful and caring and listens to EVERYTHING I have to tell him. Just as importantly, I trust him like a brother.

November 10, 2017

Everyone is always helpful and talk to me with respect.

October 27, 2017

Everyone in this facility is courteous and pleasant.

October 23, 2017

Doctor Pachella and his team were excellent. My circumstances involved a health check up from my PCP, a rapid stress test, followed by a nuclear stress test, followed by a cardiac catheterization procedure and a stent - literally one day after the other. I appreciate the Doctor's office and staff very much for fitting me in. I did feel like I was on the operating table before I really understood what was going on. But I sensed from the doctor's point of view - they wanted to avert anything bad from happening given the unknowns. So the e "good rating" is really reflective of my feelings vs. an objective view of the service. The overall service was always very good!