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Sub Specialty:
Minimally Invasive Surgery
General Surgery
Bariatric Surgery

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Altoona

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.8 Stars
191 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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October 18, 2017

seems he is always rushed

September 27, 2017

I was not even properly examined. I sat in an awkward position in an armed chair while there was an exam table to the left of me. The Doctor was very rude and spoke disrespectful to me about myself and my PCP.

September 27, 2017

Dr. Newlin is the absolute best surgeon

September 25, 2017

Dr. Newlin and his staff provided me with the best care possible. His staff was prompt to complete necessary paperwork that I needed and was always courteous. Dr. Newlin is a great surgeon and I would highly recommend him.

September 18, 2017

Everyone in the office was pleasant and efficient. No wait time! The Dr answered all my questions and took the time necessary for the appointment. Great office!

September 06, 2017

I was very disappointed in the lack of the doctors listening skills. I felt as though he had an opinion about my health and did not listen to my simple words I used in explaining my issues.

August 21, 2017

first time visit, up to date on my problem

July 26, 2017

I really like Dr. Newlin & ALL his staff. So friendly & helpful through out my preparation, gastric surgery, and follow up.

July 17, 2017

Well done, very happy with the entire office.

July 12, 2017