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Orthopaedic Surgery

Sub Specialty:
Orthopaedic Trauma

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

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.7 Stars
131 Patient
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University of Pittsburgh Physicians

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


Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


MD, SUNY at Buffalo , Buffalo, NY

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Omaha, NE

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St Paul, MN

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April 05, 2017

Tarkin is amazing and I thank him so much for giving me my life back after my accident.

March 29, 2017

I enjoy being in Dr. Tarkin's care and believe he did an excellent job with my ankle repair. He seems overscheduled and rushed during office visits, however. I wish I would have remembered to ask him questions I'd had about my range of motion, ongoing swelling, etc.

March 08, 2017

I am so glad to have Dr. Ivan Tarkin helping me after my ankle injury. He is very professional and welcoming, as soon as he walks into the exam room. He uses terminology that I can understand and always answers all my questions. He is very reassuring and encouraging about my healing process. I am fortunate to have him as my health provider and received excellent care.

March 01, 2017

dr. tarkin was wonderful

March 01, 2017

love Dr. Tarkin.

February 22, 2017

Dr. Ivan Tarkin is THE BEST. His Staff follow him as a role model and are THE BEST also.

February 15, 2017

Dr. Tarkin is excellent in all aspects.

February 15, 2017

We feel fortunate to have had Dr. Tarkin do the surgery on our daughter's broken leg. The outcome is fantastic. We can't thank him enough!!

February 08, 2017

my appointment was at 11am... I received my Xray at 12:15... was seen by an Asst. at 1:15...I was seen by the 1:40-1:50....I think he is a wonderful Dr. but the wait is insane!!!

February 01, 2017

Dr. Tarkin is by far a great Doctor and Surgeon. I trust him with my life and recommend him to everyone who needs leg or foot surgery. I can't say enough good stuff about Dr. Tarkin.