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Sub Specialty:
Surgical Oncology
Minimally Invasive Surgery
General Surgery

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Mercy

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.8 Stars
126 Patient
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University of Pittsburgh Physicians

Division of General Surgery
UPMC Mercy
1400 Locust St.
Suite 3121
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Office Phone:
(412) 281-2255


Surgery, American Board of Surgery


MD, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

UPMC Mercy Hospital,
Pittsburgh, PA

Lahey Clinic Medical Center,
Burlington, MA

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April 04, 2017

Everything was good! as you can see by the survey-

April 04, 2017

Dr. Sell is very pleasant. makes you feel comfortable talking to him about health issues.

April 04, 2017

Dr. Sell is the best doctor I have ever come across for any care I have ever needed!

March 14, 2017

Dr. sell saved my life. I will take his portrait and hung it on my living room wall to show everybody the Dr. who save my life.

March 14, 2017

very good, was very happy

February 21, 2017

Dr. Sell was extremely thorough and professional. I had a lot of concerns, and Dr. Sell took his time to address each one. He explained everything in language that I could understand and relate to. It made me comfortable enough that I scheduled surgery during my visit.

January 03, 2017

Excellent care

December 20, 2016

Dr. Sell has very good bedside manners. He makes you feel at ease. doesn't make you feel like he's in a hurry to get to the next patient .

December 13, 2016

Everyone made me feel at ease., especially Dr. Sell. The doctor was very nice and professional. He was patient and took the time to explain everything clearly.

December 06, 2016

Admitted to ER Nov14, resulted in colon surgery Nov17, discharged Nov22, post-surgical office visit Dec6. Excellent care--professional, efficient, compassionate--by Dr. Sell, Dr. Sharma, Dr. McKeating and the entire medical staff.