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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
119 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

Duke University School of Medicine,
Durham, NC

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July 31, 2018

Dr. Ali is phenomenal! No complaints.

July 17, 2018

Dr. Ali was very personable and kind. He treated me with respect and understood what I had to say.

July 09, 2018

Dr. Ali is THE best doctor at Hamot! He saved my life on more than one occasion

June 27, 2018

Dr Ali is the best very professional and cares very much about his patients

June 20, 2018

Dr Ali and his staff are marvelous, extremely happy to have made him my doctor

June 13, 2018

I think he could have been more personable he was at the computer the whole time and didn't look my in the eye once

June 06, 2018

Dr. Ali and his staff are the best. Always friendly and efficient . I don't feel like another number , very personable and always takes his time to listen and go over everything . They all truly care for their patients .

May 30, 2018

I found Doctor Ali to be much more pleasant this time around

May 23, 2018

Dr. Ali is a very caring and companionate doctor. He is always available to answer any of the questions I've had and has showed true concern for my well being. He takes his time with me as a patient and answers all of my questions and concerns.

May 23, 2018

great staff and physician