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Sub Specialty:
Thoracic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Shadyside
UPMC Passavant
UPMC McKeesport
UPMC Presbyterian
UPMC Mercy
UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
UPMC St Margaret

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.8 Stars
173 Patient
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Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Division of Thoracic Surgery
Hillman Cancer Center
5115 Centre Ave.
2nd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Office Phone:
(412) 623-2025


Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, American Board of Thoracic Surgery


MD, University of Toronto Graduate Medical Education, Toronto, ON, Canada

University of Toronto,
Toronto Ontario, Canada

Cleveland Clinic Foundation,
Cleveland, OH

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

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June 06, 2018

dr Christie is an excellent Dr and I have trust in him

May 18, 2018

I had to wait over 2 hours to see the doctor. That was not appreciated. The time with the doctor was fine, but the long wait was not.

May 18, 2018

my visit in general went very good

May 16, 2018

I feel comfortable with this provider.

May 16, 2018

Very lucky I have this physician and his staff for my care.

May 16, 2018

Dr. Christie is an excellent doctor. I just recently recommended him to a friend

May 09, 2018

Dr. Christie, Pitt intern Frey and office staff provided all information as needed and answered all my questions regarding my care. They were all very caring and informative regarding the plan that is being prepared and to be implemented in my care.

April 27, 2018

always come prepared to wait at LEAST 1hr. It was about 2 hr wait yesterday. But Dr Christie is very thorough and pleasant. Always caring.

April 25, 2018

dr Christie was awesome. After my surgery from him I feel better than I have for years. he pinpointed my problem and fixed it.

April 23, 2018

Dr Christies's nurses did everything they could to help me in what was a most urgent state. And, Dr. C saw me after operative, which he did not even have clinic hours. I cannot tell you how pleased I am with everyone I spoke to in his office and with him.