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Specialty:

Surgery

Sub Specialty:
Surgical Oncology
Minimally Invasive Surgery

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


Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.8 Stars
171 Patient
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LOCATION(S):

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

Surgery, American Board of Surgery

Education:

MD, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY

Residency:
Boston Medical Center,
Boston, MA


Fellowships:
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA



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June 13, 2018

awesome surgeon and staff. most personable knowledgeable surgeon.

June 06, 2018

Awesome surgeon.

May 23, 2018

excellent staff and doctor

May 23, 2018

great doctor confident easy to talk to would recommend him to anybody with liver issues

May 15, 2018

Doctor, nurses,even parking staff professional and helpful as usual. everyone I encountered has been very professional and I travel a long way to this facility because I believe they are far superior to the hospital/ medical facilities in my area.

May 15, 2018

Excellent...bedside manner, etc. Just overall felt extremely comfortable with him.

May 15, 2018

Dr Holtzman and staff were wonderful

May 02, 2018

Dr Holtzman is a very compassionate and knowledgeable Dr.

May 02, 2018

All experiences were excellent

May 02, 2018

I was there for over a hour or more to be seen by the doctor