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Sub Specialty:
Vascular Surgery
Thoracic Surgery
Cardiac Surgery

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Hamot

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
5 Stars
66 Patient
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UPMC Hamot - Flagship CVT Surgeons
120 E. 2nd St.
Suite 400
Erie, PA 16509
Office Phone:
(814) 877-5600

UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute
120 E. 2nd St.
4th Floor
Erie, PA 16509
Office Phone:
(814) 877-5600


Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, American Board of Thoracic Surgery


MD, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT

University of Virginia Medical School,
Charlottesville, VA

Medical Center Hospital of Vermont,
Burlington, VT

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May 09, 2018

all good

May 02, 2018

the young lady I had was execellent if there were more like her we all would be better off

April 25, 2018

Everything went really very Well, very informative, kind and friendly.

March 28, 2018


March 14, 2018

Dr. butler was professional and very personable I was very thankful he was the doctor who did my heart surgery! I didn't get to know him much before surgery but he explained everything to my wife, sister and myself. the follow on 3/14 I thanked him liked him even more!

March 14, 2018

This is a great, caring team of heart care providers that I see on an annual basis. I have every confidence in their abilities and skillsets.

February 28, 2018

Dr Butler is very personable and takes time to explain my current state of cardiovascular health in a manner that I can understand. He also explained the advancements in Aortic valve replacement when it becomes necessary which was reassuring.

January 10, 2018

Very good experience. Dr. Butler was very nice. he takes care of people who are very sick and I understand if there is sometimes a long wait. He is very thorough.

January 10, 2018

excellent care provider

December 20, 2017

Dr.Butler gave me more time than any other Doctor ever has!!!