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Sub Specialty:
Minimally Invasive Surgery
General Surgery
Bariatric Surgery

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Altoona

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.8 Stars
157 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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November 04, 2019

Dr was outstanding he was an excellent surgan, if needed I will return for his services.

October 09, 2019

care given from the time I walked in to when I left was excellent!

October 09, 2019

After Physical Exam it was determined I did not require surgery. Dr. Newlin explained the cause my problem in a manner that easy to understand and very reassuring. Thank You...

October 07, 2019

This was a very good experience. He explained everything so that we could understand. He took a lot of time to answer all of our questions.

August 19, 2019

very good doctor and very patient and caring

August 14, 2019

This was my first visit to Dr. Newlin's office. Overall a great appointment.

August 12, 2019

Dr. Newlin is very thorough and even advised further follow- up by the PCP at UPMC's Blair Medical Associates.

July 31, 2019

Very thorough. comfortable

July 29, 2019

Dr. Newlin was very professional and thorough/ It was a good visit.

July 15, 2019

was told he's the best and I agree