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Digestive Disorders Center (DDC) - Primary Patient Center
UPMC Presbyterian
200 Lothrop St.
Digestive Disorders Ctr., 3rd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(412) 647-8666


Gastroenterology, American Board of Internal Medicine


MD, University of Virginia Medical School , Charlottesville, VA

Duke University School of Medicine,
Durham, NC

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

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October 27, 2017

The doctor was very good at explaining the problem/situation and what the options are. I appreciate him easing my mind.

September 01, 2017

I always have a good experience.

August 18, 2017

This was an initial visit. I was very impressed with the knowledge shown regarding my case. I learned more in one hour about my condition with Dr. Fassenella and his associate that I had previously with post surgery conversations with Cleveland Clinic (where my surgery was conducted).

August 18, 2017

Dr. Fasanella and his entire staff have always been the utmost best provider and staff I have ever dealt with.

July 07, 2017

everything was fine

July 07, 2017

The doctor explained how to take the medication in a way that would be more beneficial, something no other doctor has done, even though I have been on this medication for an extended period of time.

July 07, 2017

very satisfied on medical decisions needed

May 26, 2017

Excellent attention from Dr. Fasanella and staff

April 28, 2017

great provider thorough and quick. I know it's hard to not have trainees see patients but didn't make me feel guilty about it and respected my privacy. very smart. explained things well.

April 21, 2017

I left feeling like they are gonna find out what the problems I have and that they are gonna help me get better