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Sub Specialty:
Minimally Invasive Surgery
General Surgery
Bariatric Surgery

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Altoona

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.8 Stars
156 Patient
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UPMC Altoona - Surgical Associates
620 Howard Ave.
Suite 3F
Altoona, PA 16601
Office Phone:
(814) 889-7500


Surgery, American Board of Surgery


MD, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA

Riverside Methodist Hospital,
Columbus, OH

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center,
Columbus, OH

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July 31, 2019

Very thorough. comfortable

July 15, 2019

was told he's the best and I agree

July 03, 2019

My first visit this doctor---I was very impressed how he showed so much interest in my health issue and wanting to take care of my issue so quickly.

June 03, 2019

Dr. Newlin was very professional and I would recommend his services to anyone

May 08, 2019

Dr. Newlin operated on me six years ago to repair a hernia, and did such a splendid job that I thought immediately of him when the same problem recurred on the other side of my body.

April 22, 2019

Dr. Newlin and his staff are great!!!

April 17, 2019

Dr Newlin is a very good doctor

April 15, 2019

Wonderful doctor that i trusted with my life. He explained everything in detail what would be happening from start to finish. Wonderful bedside manner and made you feel that you mattered. Wonderful personalilty and professionalism

March 04, 2019

extremely satisfied with Dr. Newlin & his staff.

February 27, 2019

positive experience