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Specialty:

Orthopaedic Surgery

Sub Specialty:
Orthopaedic Trauma

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


Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
179 Patient
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LOCATION(S):

UPP - 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 Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo, NY

Residency:
Creighton University School of Medicine,
Omaha, NE


Fellowships:
Regions Hospital,
St Paul, MN



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July 31, 2019

Dr. Tarkin is an excellent doctor I would reccomend him and his staff for any injury! he is to the point and very honest with you! gives you lots of information and knows what he is talking about!

July 24, 2019

couldn't do anything for pain I have and have to wait 2 months to get into a pain management doctor

July 24, 2019

Dr Tarkington and his team are wonderful.

July 24, 2019

dr tarkin is an excellent doctor he saved my fiance's leg that's the reason I went to him with my broken foot and he is awesome

July 24, 2019

Dr. Tarkin made me feel more confident in moving forward and embracing my life and duties after my accident. I am glad he was so straight forward with me.

July 24, 2019

very kind office and especially the doctor

July 17, 2019

dr tarkin is aN AWESOME DR.

July 17, 2019

Simply put, Dr. Tarkin is the best!! He and his team are excellent. My experience with him was PERFICT! I am grateful and fortunate to have had him as my surgeon.

July 03, 2019

Provider Dr Tarkin has been excellent since the first meeting. He made me very comfortable with the surgical plan and explained everything in detail. I am so glad to have him as my doctor.

July 03, 2019

We were not seen until 2.5 hours after our appointment time. It is inexcusable to make a 91 year old in a wheel chair wait that long.