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Orthopaedic Surgery

Sub Specialty:
Orthopaedic Trauma

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

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.8 Stars
189 Patient
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UPP - 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 Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo, NY

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April 17, 2019

Dr. Tarkin is as good as it gets. He is the best! His staff is well trained and professional. I had a very bad injury resulting from a fall and because of his excellent surgery I am able to walk and perform daily activities without requiring assistance ahead of anticipated schedule. I am very lucky to have Dr. Tarkin as my doctor!

April 10, 2019

excellent care

April 03, 2019

Dr.Tarkin and this office was the best ever. Excellent service, timely appointments, and they explained every part of the process so that I could clearly understand my care!

April 03, 2019

He saved my life, and put me back together after a horrific motorcycle accident. I lost my leg, a finger and had many many broken bones. Many screws hold me together now. The entire surgical team did an awesome job.

March 20, 2019

Dr. Ivan Tarkin, his medical staff, and his office staff provided positive experiences during my visits.

March 20, 2019

We waited over 90 minutes to see the doctor. It's unacceptable to make a 90 year old with dementia that long.

March 20, 2019

Tarkin provided all the information I needed on my injury so that I could make an informed decision. He listened to my concerns, provided information, and made sure I knew all the pros and cons of my decision. I couldn't have asked for a better visit.

February 27, 2019

all good

February 20, 2019

great dr

February 20, 2019

excellent doctor and excellent care