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Sub Specialty:
Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

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

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.8 Stars
37 Patient
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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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January 08, 2018

Dr. Sara Hamel has seen my three children over many years and has help in invaluable ways. She's down to earth, personable, and intelligent.

December 04, 2017

She was very friendly and receptive. My son reacted very well to her demeanor and enthusiasm

July 21, 2017

Dr. Hamel is knowledgeable and works well with us.

March 13, 2017

We have been very happy with Dr. Hamel's care over the years we have seen her.

February 10, 2017

Dr Hamel always shows a true interest in my concerns and problems in my Granddaughter's life. She always gives a 100% on helping me help my Granddaughter. Dr Hamel is a "one of a kind" Doctor with all the time and understanding she gives in the visit. She is a true treasure and I could never say enough nice things about her. She's a Doctor that as soon as you walk in the room you love her and that has never changed in the almost 5 years I have known her. My Granddaughter smiles and feel comfortable the whole time she visits with Dr Hamel....and Dr. Hamel is the only Doctor that my Granddaughter acts like that around.

November 18, 2016

Dr. Hamel and her stato have seen both of my boys for years now and have been wonderful to work with.

November 11, 2016

I really loved our appointment with Dr Hamel. She listened to us and put all my fears aside. She is amazing!

October 31, 2016

I Love Dr Hamel. Very personal .,understanding. She's the Best !

September 26, 2016

We look forward to seeing Dr. Hamel next month.

September 23, 2016

Office staff was extremely polite and friendly. I have had been disappointed before with providers in the past. Definitely not the case with this appointment. It was an extremely pleasant experience and very informative!