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Specialty:

Orthopaedic Surgery

Sub Specialty:
Orthopaedic Trauma

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Mercy
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
UPMC Presbyterian


Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.8 Stars
137 Patient
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LOCATION(S):

University of Pittsburgh Physicians

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Kaufmann Medical Building
3471 Fifth Ave.
Suite 1010
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(412) 687-3900
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BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Education:

MD, SUNY at Buffalo , Buffalo, NY

Residency:
Creighton University School of Medicine,
Omaha, NE


Fellowships:
Regions Hospital,
St Paul, MN



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August 16, 2017

Dr. Tarkin is a great orthopedic surgeon. I am lucky to have been assigned to him. My recovery to this point can be attributed to the surgical start he gave me.

August 02, 2017

Excellent care f/Dr Tarkin &his staff!! He is my hero!! I also know of other patients he has treated & they feel the same way about him!!

July 05, 2017

The Doctor and his staff are awesome and have a great sense of humor to deal with me. Any questions I had were answered and I didn't feel like an idiot. They work quickly but efficiently.

June 28, 2017

It is always a pleasure to see Dr. Tarkin. He is kind, conscientious, friendly, knowledgeable, and informative as to my medical needs and and concerns.

June 07, 2017

MY ONLY CONCERN WAS THAT I WAITED TO LONG IN THE WAITING ROOM DUE TO A MIX UP WITH MY X-RAYS.

May 31, 2017

If there is ever a question I have he is eager to answer. Very attentive every time I go. (yearly)

May 24, 2017

I had the best care I couldn't of ask for better service. every one was kind and pleasant and answer all of my questions and concern.

April 19, 2017

very pleased

April 12, 2017

I was told that I never had a problem

April 12, 2017

Dr. Tarkin was extremely helpful in solving my health problem, and I very much appreciate his treatment of my accident.