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Sub Specialty:
Nuclear Cardiology

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Passavant
UPMC Presbyterian

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
5 Stars
260 Patient
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University of Pittsburgh Physicians

UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute
3 St. Francis Way
Suite 202
Cranberry Twp., PA 16066
Office Phone:
(724) 772-1133

UPMC Passavant - McCandless
9100 Babcock Blvd.
Suite 1135
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
Office Phone:
(412) 748-6484


Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine
Echocardiography, National Board of Echocardiography
Nuclear Cardiology, Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology


MD, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center,
San Antonio, TX

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February 03, 2017

Great doctor and great staff!

January 30, 2017

Positive and informative attitude. Knowledgeable ,informative and pleasant demure.

January 30, 2017

EVERYONE of the staff I encountered were pleasant, helpful, courteous and friendly from the receptionist to the physician. I left the office with a big smile on my face!

January 25, 2017

I have tremendous faith in dr. Lauer. I have a somewhat unusual condition and he has a way of explaining things so they are easy to understand--and made a point of asking whether I was comfortable with the recommendations he made during my visit.

January 23, 2017

This was my first visit to this provider and it could not have been a better experience.

January 23, 2017

Outstanding office environment, great staff, very knowledgeable cardiologist.

January 11, 2017

Dr. Lauer is one of the best physicians I have seen ever. He always gives you full attention and concern along with a sincere friendliness that makes you feel comfortable and well cared for.

January 04, 2017


December 19, 2016

It was my first appointment with Dr. Lauer and I could not have been more pleased.

December 16, 2016

He is very understanding and patient and always listens and explains things.