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Specialty:

Orthopaedic Surgery

Sub Specialty:
Orthopaedic Trauma

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


Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.7 Stars
167 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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May 23, 2018

would 10/10 recommend Dr.Tarkin

April 25, 2018

Dr. Tarkin has been extremely helpful in directing my care since I dislocated and broke my shoulder. He has made recommendations that helped to promote recovery and answered all the questions and concerns that I have had with helpful information and consummate care.

April 18, 2018

I received excellent care from my provider.

April 18, 2018

Dr Tarkin is the best. I've been coming to him since 2013 when I hurt my elbow. He always listens and explains what is going on. He always gives me get the best care!

April 18, 2018

Dr. Tarkin is a fantastic surgeon. He remembered to call me Jeannie ( which I prefer)! He's very kind and seems like you're a person instead of just another patient. I would recommend him highly!

April 18, 2018

very professional and friendly visit

April 11, 2018

Dr. Tarkin is awesome!

April 04, 2018

The doctor was able to save both of my legs.

April 04, 2018

Well pleased with the examination I requested and I feel very confident in all opinions and advice received from Dr. Tarkin.

March 28, 2018

I am a registered nurse with UPMC for over 30years. The experience I had with this practice from the receptionsists to the doctor, was exemplary. i thank everyone for the great care I received. I will definitely recommend Dr Tarkin and this practice to any family or friend that may find themselves in the need for any orthopedic care or treatment.