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Sub Specialty:
Bariatric Medicine
General Surgery
Bariatric Surgery
Obesity Medicine

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Hamot

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Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.7 Stars
144 Patient
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Bariatric Surgery Center
300 State St.
4th Floor
Erie, PA 16507
Office Phone:
(814) 877-6997


Surgery, American Board of Surgery


MD, Medical College of the Aga Khan University, Karachi, KS, Pakistan

UMDNJ University Hospital,
Newark, NJ

University of Washington School of Medicine/Academic Affairs,
Seattle, WA

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Durham, NC

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June 26, 2019

Dr.Ali is a wonderful Doctor .

June 13, 2019

very nice and he listened to my concerns.

June 13, 2019

I felt like he truly cared about my health and well being , it was nice to feel like more than a number . I look forward to having him around for this weight loss journey

June 12, 2019

Dr. Ali always takes his time explaining everything to me, he shows compassion and you know he genuinely cares about your well being!

June 11, 2019

Dr. Ali spent a lot of time with me going over solutions to my issues and we came up with a plan that I am hopeful will work. He is a very kind and compassionate doctor.

May 08, 2019

I have always received good care from Dr Ali, his colleagues and office staff.

April 18, 2019

always leave feeling very pleased and comfortable with my visit.

April 15, 2019

I love my Doctor Ali

April 10, 2019

I have a great deal of confidence in dealing with Dr. Ali. He really seems to know his information. I would recommend him to others.

April 10, 2019

when discussing about baraitric care and procedures along with tasks such as to dos. however during the discussion I wasn't really treated with the acknowledgement that I know about the procedure since my mother had it along with a few others when I worked as a nurse. I felt like I was talked down to from me wanting the surgery from family history, deiting as well as other health issues. I tried to explain on several different visits that I understand it but it was disregarded for the next statement from the Dr was "if you loose some weight there's no point in you having this procedure done" when I deit I go up an down I'm weight. and with women in my family we get heavier with age. I'm at obeisity level one. I don't want to get worse with my weight and ra before I get help or more damage to my joints and self. it makes my self esteem really low when disrespected like that