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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
147 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 , Buffalo, NY

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Omaha, NE

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St Paul, MN

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August 30, 2017

Dr. Tarkin is the kindest, most caring doctor I have ever had . He listens to your concerns. He is personable. He is truly the Best of the Best. I trust him with my life!

August 16, 2017

Dr. Tarkin is a great orthopedic surgeon. I am lucky to have been assigned to him. My recovery to this point can be attributed to the surgical start he gave me.

August 16, 2017

I was extremely pleased with Dr. Tarkin's care. His bedside manor and positive attitude was very reassuring for me and my family in this time of need. He was very informative and helpful and was ready to answer any and all questions that we had. I would highly recommend Dr. Tarkin to anyone.

August 02, 2017

Excellent care f/Dr Tarkin &his staff!! He is my hero!! I also know of other patients he has treated & they feel the same way about him!!

July 05, 2017

The Doctor and his staff are awesome and have a great sense of humor to deal with me. Any questions I had were answered and I didn't feel like an idiot. They work quickly but efficiently.

June 28, 2017

It is always a pleasure to see Dr. Tarkin. He is kind, conscientious, friendly, knowledgeable, and informative as to my medical needs and and concerns.

June 07, 2017


May 31, 2017

If there is ever a question I have he is eager to answer. Very attentive every time I go. (yearly)

May 24, 2017

I had the best care I couldn't of ask for better service. every one was kind and pleasant and answer all of my questions and concern.

April 19, 2017

very pleased