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Sub Specialty:
Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

Hospital Affiliation(s):
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

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Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
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University of Pittsburgh Physicians

Child Development Unit
Oakland Medical Building
3420 Fifth Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(412) 692-5560

Children's Pine Center
11279 Perry Hwy.
Suite 204
Wexford, PA 15090
Office Phone:
(412) 692-5560


Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics


MD, Northwestern University - Feinberg, Chicago, IL

Cook County Hospital,
Chicago, IL

Albert Einstein College of Medicine,
Bronx, NY

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August 12, 2016

Dr. Hamel is an amazing wonderful caring doctor we have been seeing her for over 8 years now and wouldn't consider seeing anyone else for our sons care.

August 08, 2016

Dr. Hamel was very nice, listened, very honest, and helpful- sometimes those are hard qualities to find in a provider.

August 01, 2016

my appointment was at 10am. i did not see the dr until 12pm. dr hamel was extremely apologetic. but 2 hours in a room with a 6 year old with adhd is hard.

July 08, 2016

Dr. Hamel is so reliable, logical and reasonable. We are so comfortable going to see her. It is never 'scary' for me or my child. She has helped us tremendously throughout the years.

July 01, 2016

They staff is always friendly and the appointments times are very accurate, with very little wait time, yet I never feel rushed.

July 01, 2016

Dr. Sara Hamel is the Gold Standard of Doctors.

June 03, 2016

Dr. Hamel made it very easy to talk to her, she was very approachable and caring.

May 20, 2016

excellent care provided!

April 14, 2016

she is a wonderful and attentive doctor who listens and is very knowledgeable. she takes the time to listen to concerns and explains everything in an easy to follow way.

April 11, 2016

Dr. Hamel is an excellent, empathetic physician!