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Specialty:

Surgery

Sub Specialty:
Thoracic Surgery

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

Language Spoken:
Hindi

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
65 Patient
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LOCATION(S):

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

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

Education:

MD, Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College, Maharashtra, India

Residency:
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey,
Newark, NJ

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey,
Newark, NJ

Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College,
Maharashtra, India


Fellowships:
Mayo Clinic,
Rochester, MN



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September 28, 2017

Athens doctor and staff are all amazing. Dr. Shende spent over an hour with us explaining things by drawing pictures and showing us a model of the ring that might be used. She was patient with us and answered all of questions.

September 21, 2017

Dr. Shende is simply amazing. The best doctor I have ever seen..and I have seen quite a few. She listens...explains things very thoroughly, very highly respected and known as one of the best doctors in the entire area.

September 21, 2017

Dr Shenda is one of the most caring and compassionate doctors I've ever had the privilege to be seen by. She is very thorough and takes the time to explain to you what your problem is and your option to correct it. She doesn't do the surgery I need done but she recommended someone who could. I only wish she could of been my surgeon. She made me feel very comfortable and I had complete trust in her. I wouldn't hesitate to send someone to her. She's a great doctor I was honored to meet her

September 14, 2017

my care was excellent.

August 10, 2017

Dr. Shende is a marvelous Dr and person. She gave me the best care I could have ever hoped for. She saved my life when I first went to her in 2013. I'm now able to eat just about anything and I don't have any problems with it. She's caring and it shows in how she treats you as a patient and a person. I can't sing her praises high enough.

June 08, 2017

excellent doctor, and very compassionate.

June 08, 2017

EVERYONE at UPMC HAMOT was great! Dr. Shende and her staff are first rate!! I received the best care possible.

May 16, 2017

I am very thankful for the kindness of the office staff, especially Dr. Shende.

May 02, 2017

Dr. Shende is the best doctor I have seen. She really made a difference in my life. I love her to pieces.

April 11, 2017

very good