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Specialty:

Orthopaedic Surgery

Sub Specialty:
Orthopaedic Trauma

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


Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.7 Stars
154 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 , Buffalo, NY

Residency:
Creighton University School of Medicine,
Omaha, NE


Fellowships:
Regions Hospital,
St Paul, MN



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January 31, 2018

With God's help this man saved my life and put me on a path to recovery. I cannot say enough about Dr. Tarkin as a Doctor or as a person. I love him, respect him, grateful for him and recommend him to everyone I know. Will always Be grateful to him and for him. Don't know how to thank him!

January 31, 2018

Dr. Tarkin is an excellent doctor. I am very thankfui that I was referred to him for my reverse shoulder replacement. Very caring, personable, confident, great bedside manners, and overall wonderful doctor.

January 31, 2018

Dr. Tarkin was great.

January 24, 2018

very Straightforward and professional

January 17, 2018

Very knowledgeable of my fractures and the procedure he completed. Also very reassuring regarding my healing process.

January 17, 2018

I received up-to-date information and intelligent and sage advice about my injury and progress to date; it was delivered with kindness, compassion, honesty and personality.

January 17, 2018

excellent surgeon and very personable

January 10, 2018

The wait time in this office to see this doctor is way to long 3-4 hours with most of that time waiting is terrible

January 10, 2018

Dr. Tarkin is respectful, professional and very patient focused. He seems highly skilled and brought me fr

December 20, 2017

They fixed me up very nicely, thank you.