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Sub Specialty:
Minimally Invasive Surgery
General Surgery
Bariatric Surgery

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Altoona

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.8 Stars
174 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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June 04, 2018

I'm so grateful for your knowledge and kindness.

May 30, 2018

Dr. Newlun and all of his office staff and Surgical staff are very knowledgeable and professional. I highly recommend Dr. Newlin

May 09, 2018


May 09, 2018

was not given any antibiotics to use after surgery at home. Other than that, everything was good.

May 09, 2018

should correct address on web site to current address

May 07, 2018


April 25, 2018

Dr.Newlin was great..I have confidence in him.

April 18, 2018

Received best care possible from this provider

April 18, 2018

Dr. Newlin is one of the best doctors i have visited in my lifetime, very professional, and in my case did a wonderful job with my surgery and follow up.

March 28, 2018

as a retired marine veteran i have great respect for the medical profession and doctor newlin was very profeesional and kind to me and my wife explaining what was to be done