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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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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

Creighton University School of Medicine,
Omaha, NE

Regions Hospital,
St Paul, MN

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August 03, 2016

no stress when I expected a lot of it.

July 27, 2016

Excellent care and compassion

July 27, 2016

No real complaints

July 27, 2016

doctors schedule was crowed and time delay was the result---doctor apologized and all was OK

July 13, 2016

Dr. Tarkin is the best! I had a severe elbow accident and he has been exceptional in getting me back to my normal daily routine and activities. He genuinely cares about his patients.

July 06, 2016

My office visit went very well. Dr. Tarkin is an excellent surgery that operated on my left hip. He has excellent manner, answered all the questions my son and I had and the treatment I will use going forward. He was very honest about whether this pain management may not work for me, and we appreciate this. The staff in the office was good as they have always been all the years I have been coming there.

June 15, 2016

Doctor was very personal and friendly. I was very encouraged and impressed.

June 15, 2016

Dr. Tarkin is an excellent physician.

June 08, 2016

I was pleased with the follow-up visit.

June 01, 2016

I have had good experiences ever since I have had to come there.