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Sub Specialty:
Surgical Oncology
General Surgery

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

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
64 Patient
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University of Pittsburgh Physicians

Division of Surgical Oncology
UPMC Passavant - McCandless (UPMC Cancer Center at UPMC Passavant)
9100 Babcock Blvd.
Ground Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
Office Phone:
(412) 367-6454

Hillman Cancer Center
5115 Centre Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Office Phone:
(412) 692-2852


Surgery, American Board of Surgery


MD, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC

University of Connecticut School of Medicine,
Farmington, CT

Fox Chase Cancer Center,
Philadelphia, PA

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January 05, 2017

your the best

April 07, 2016

It is worth the long drive to Pittsburgh for the excellent care received.

March 31, 2016

All good

March 31, 2016

PA was wonderful.

March 24, 2016

I have been seeing DR Pingpank since 2009. I completely understand the need and want to spend enough time with him to get all questions and concerns answered. sometimes it takes a longer time to get all the answers. I therefore completely understand if Dr Pingpank is a bit late to see me because I know he is doing his job and spending enough time with another patient to help them with their needs.

March 24, 2016

Dr. Pingpank has always been very caring and attentive to my concerns and needs. He often stops just to listen carefully to me when he is ready to leave and I have one more question. He admits when something I have a problem with is not something he can help with but does not stop there. He always finds someone to help me so I can resolve my issues.

March 24, 2016

Great experience all around.

March 24, 2016

I can't say enough good things about this man. In my opinion he is absolutely the best there is!!!

March 10, 2016

I love the amount of time and concern Dr pingpank spent w me and his whole staff is fabulous!!

March 10, 2016

I relied on the docs decisions about my care-I can't be more satisfied with the care I rec'd from any of upmc's office's--