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Sub Specialty:
Minimally Invasive Surgery
General Surgery
Bariatric Surgery

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Altoona

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.8 Stars
176 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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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


July 05, 2017

This is my "second-go-around" with Dr Newlin. He is courteous, respectful and kind. I have confidence in him and his staff.

June 26, 2017


June 26, 2017

Very good experience. A calming environment.

June 12, 2017

very brief but thorough conversation

June 05, 2017

excellent office staff..quality care provided