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Ivan S. Tarkin, MD


Orthopaedic Surgery

Sub Specialty:
Orthopaedic Trauma

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

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Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
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73 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


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February 10, 2016

Dr Tarkin & his staff were the "gold standard" of concern & expertise! Treating not just my injury, but me as a person & not just a "Code" number. Dr Tarkin has staff that convey's his warm human touch & speak of him with such respect & admiration.

February 10, 2016

Dr. Tarkin is THE best dr that I have ever had in my life. He is upfront, honest, explains every detail to you & has my upmost respect. We travel over two to see him & could the go to someone local but he is worth going to. I have never met a dr that truly shows such compassion for his patients.

February 10, 2016

My experience was excellent. Dr. Tarkin and his staff were excellent. I can only speak very highly of them and the service and treatment I received. They took a great deal of time and concern for a 78 year old woman with a compound fracture. I would not hesitate to recommend him,or his staff, at any time. The surgery, treatment and the follow-up have all been more than what I expected. I congratulate him and his staff.

February 03, 2016

excellent care compassion and understanding of my situation.

February 03, 2016

Fantastic! Dr. Tarkin and his staff are the best, and I am so lucky that he saved my foot!

December 30, 2015

Very kind and willing to help you in any way.

November 11, 2015

the best doctor I have had for my problem and is very concerned and helpful cant say enough about his attention and understanding.

November 11, 2015

Dr. Tarkin is very good at listening, making you feel comfortable, and explaining what needs done for your condition. I would recommend him very highly.

November 04, 2015

Dr. Tarkin is a very sensitive caring surgeon; and very informative on all the questions I had.

November 04, 2015

I had concerns about being in a "big city" enviroment for surgery & aftercare. Dr Tarkin & his staff were confident & compassionate from the initial 1st visit to surgery day & aftercare in the hospital. Everyone involved in my recovery was absolutely professional, encouraging & warm hearted.

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