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Sub Specialty:
Surgical Oncology
Minimally Invasive Surgery

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

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

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


Surgery, American Board of Surgery


MD, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY

Boston Medical Center,
Boston, MA

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

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April 12, 2017

I arrived 30 minutes before my appointment. when the appointment time arrived I startedwatching the clock about two hours I waited to see the doctor. that is uncalled for. I know he is a great doctor but two hours late ...really. I was unhappy about that. the rest of my visit was good.

March 29, 2017

I had an 11 oclock appointment, I saw Dr. Holtzman at 20 after 12. Other than that he was very good.

March 08, 2017

Dr. Holtzman was recommended by a family friend. I would return to him for ANY medical issue that I, my family, or friends would need.

March 01, 2017

long wait period

February 22, 2017

A wait time exceeding 150 minutes.

February 15, 2017

All good

February 08, 2017

Dr. Holtzman appears to be a very competent professional.

February 08, 2017

I felt I was treated with no concern, just get in and out of the office. I had to wait ion the office for an hour and a half with no regards to my concerns or needs. I was not even given a proper .

February 01, 2017

Dr. Holtzman made it very easy to understand the surgical procedure that he was going to perform. He listened to and answered any questions that I had.

February 01, 2017

Dr. Holtzman went above and beyond my expectations. My surgeon was not able to get me in until April. Dr. Holtzman not only saw me quick, but was able to get a surgery scheduled that same day so I did not have to wait or return to Pittsburgh. I could not have been more impressed with the care I received. What a great experience!