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Sub Specialty:
General Surgery
Endoscopic Surgery
Bariatric Surgery
Bloodless Medicine

Hospital Affiliation(s):
Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

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Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.6 Stars
175 Patient
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University of Pittsburgh Physicians

Division of General Surgery
Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
300 Halket St.
Suite 5600
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(412) 641-3632

Minimally Invasive Bariatric & General Surgery
201 Mary Higginson Ln.
Suite 2
Uniontown, PA 15401
Scheduling Phone:
(412) 641-3632


Surgery, American Board of Surgery


MD, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

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July 11, 2016

Animal Courcoulas is an amazing Doctor, I would recommend her to everyone that I can in what she specifically specializes in, she makes sure that I completely understand everything. Amy haller her PA is also equally amazing, with many details and assist in every way possible. The staff as well, always very kind and respectful to the patients. I have been to this office many times I've the last 3 years and wouldn't change that ever.

July 11, 2016

awesome and very professional

June 27, 2016

Dr. Courcoulas and her staff are very kind, knowledgable, and helpful. I have already highly recommended her to a few UPMC staff members and friends who are interested in this procedure! I am very excited to be working with her, I trust that she will do a great job in taking care of my issues and concerns.

June 13, 2016

the only problem i had was Dr. courcoulas did not examine me somone else did all the work

May 23, 2016

DR. Courcoulas and her staff is a great asset to the hospital. I believe that she is one of the best doctors around and have trusted her with my life.

May 23, 2016


May 16, 2016

Very caring and easy to talk too, seems genuinely interested in my concerns and really eased any fears and worries I might have had.

April 11, 2016

Excellent care and concern for my needs.

April 04, 2016

the care was great during this visit

February 29, 2016

I have the utmost confidence and respect for this provider and staff. I had suregery 6 years ago and has THE BEST care and results a patient could ask. Then I have had 2 medical emergencies that have been handled in an urgent manner. I recommend this DR and staff and UPMC to all my family, friends, neighbors and anyone who asks my opinion on this provider.