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Sub Specialty:
Surgical Oncology
Minimally Invasive Surgery

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

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.8 Stars
112 Patient
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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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August 30, 2017

my experience could not have gone any better every person including receptionist upon entering unit was exceptional My surgeons, the Anesthesia staff pre and post op staff are beyond excellence. The surgeons contacted my family before and after the procedure of that I am grateful.

August 16, 2017

very smooth from arrival, valley parking, to leaving. this was postop visit, Dr is #1 in knowledge, courtesy, as a person and doctor.

July 26, 2017

My first meeting with Dr. Holtzman....I was VERY impressed!

July 26, 2017

the dr had a deep concern and understanding for what I was telling him

July 19, 2017

He is the best!!!

July 12, 2017

had good care

June 21, 2017

Dr. Holtzman, the Fellow and PA for all excellent

June 21, 2017

Very good care

June 14, 2017

I was given a rush appt which was very gracious of his staff to get me in to see Doc. much appreciated

May 31, 2017

I had to wait 1 hour and 30 minutes before actually seeing the doctor. Entirely to long of a wait.