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Manisha R. Shende, MD



Sub Specialty:
Thoracic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC St. Margaret
UPMC Hamot
UPMC Northwest
UPMC Shadyside
UPMC Horizon
Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
UPMC Mercy
UPMC McKeesport
UPMC Passavant
UPMC Presbyterian

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Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
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47 Patient
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University of Pittsburgh Physicians

UPMC Hamot Flagship CVT Surgeons
120 E. 2nd St.
Suite 400
Erie, PA 16509
Office Phone:
(814) 877-5600


Surgery, American Board of Surgery
Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, American Board of Thoracic Surgery


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March 22, 2016

It was a very good visit understanding and with great consideration. Thank you..

March 10, 2016

I came to see Dr. Shende thinking that surgery was my last and only option for heart burn. We talked about diet and exercise, how I was already working through those possibilities. I took 3 additional tests. I appreciated the fact that she was not quick to schedule surgery.

February 11, 2016

Very impressed with the knowledge and kindness extended to me.

January 26, 2016

This provider is excellent, I have no worries or concerns knowing she is taking care of me.

January 21, 2016

If we all were as professional and considerate as Dr. Shenda the world would be a much kinder and caring place. I am not able to find the correct words to express my respect and admiration for Dr. Shenda and how fortunate I am to have had her for my care giver.

January 21, 2016

Dr Shende is a very compassionate Dr. and answered every question clearly. Do what you must to keep her in Erie and withUPMC.

January 07, 2016


December 22, 2015

I am senior in high school who recently had surgery to insert a pectus bar. From the very beginning of this process, Dr. Shende and her entire staff have been concerned, attentive and informative. They have listened to all questions from me and my parents, answered everything accurately and in a timely manner, and simply treated us like we were their most important concern whenever we contacted them. This entire office is a class act, and could give lessons in how to treat patients and their families!

December 17, 2015

Very satisfied

December 03, 2015

Dr Shende is the most incredible surgeon I could have asked for! She is amazing! Compassionate,caring a wonderful person! She took care of my lung cancer what more can I say!

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