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Specialty:

Pediatrics

Sub Specialty:
Neurology (pediatric)
Neurology

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

Language Spoken:
Turkish

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
3.9 Stars
81 Patient
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LOCATION(S):

Pediatric Neurology
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
4401 Penn Ave.
2nd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
Office Phone:
(412) 692-5520
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Children's Pine Center
11279 Perry Hwy.
Suite 202
Wexford, PA 15090
Office Phone:
(412) 692-5520
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BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

Pediatric Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Education:

MD, Hacettepe University , Ankara , Turkey

Residency:
University of Istanbul,
Istanbul, Turkey

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA


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

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

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



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August 17, 2017

Over all not a good experience for anyone in the family, when anyone asked a question it felt as if the doctor thought they where dumb questions and was very short with all of us.

August 02, 2017

Dr. Alper was great with my son. She took all things into consideration and did not just brush me off. She interacted great with him, and gave feedback to our questions we had. Very happy with our experience.

July 11, 2017

she was a little rude I didn't appreciate it.. she could of had less of an attitude.. we are bubbly people so I expect atleast a good attitude

July 05, 2017

very thorough, kind and caring, willing to help us find out my daughters problem, she is the 5th doctor we have seen

May 02, 2017

The doctor lacked rapport building skills. Made an initial diagnosis after less than a minute. Poor education and explanation of symptoms and plan of assessment / treatment. Actually no explanation and wanted me to decide what to do next. Told me my child was the healthiest she's seen and clearly has not worked with children enough to understand how to build rapport and not talk about them in front of them. That can sometimes lead to misinformation and is not how I approach my practice with kids. She had us leaving telling us it was all in his head and to see a psychologist. The eye doctor diagnosed a visual problem. More rapport, tactful communication and most importantly patient education / support could go a long way!

February 23, 2017

The provider had not reviewed my son's file before the appointment, as we had to repeat much of the information we gave to her nurse on the phone when making the appointment. She had not reviewed his MRI and had trouble pulling it up from his records. She was going to review the MRI with her colleagues and follow up with me but I still have not heard from her. The appointment was a waste of our time.

February 15, 2017

very friendly and very good at helping me understand what's going on and the tests she wants done And why

February 07, 2017

the entire staff was friendly and helpful.

January 26, 2017

Dr. Alper was outstanding. Thank you.

January 24, 2017

frustrating that you have to relay questions thru a third party and that you can only speak with physician during an office visit.