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University of Pittsburgh Physicians

UPMC Eye Center
UPMC Mercy (UPMC Eye Center Mercy)
1400 Locust St.
Suite 3103
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Office Phone:
(412) 647-2200


Ophthalmology, American Board of Ophthalmology


MD, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY

University of California Davis School of Medicine,
Sacramento, CA


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August 19, 2016

Dr Waxman and team, best possible.

August 12, 2016

Great Office team. I had contact with Jerry, Bella, Karen/Kathy, and Dr. Hooton in addn to Dr Waxman. All were good. Great team.

August 08, 2016

Dr. Waxman was friendly, approachable, showed a high level of sensitivity and care. This was the first time I met with Dr. Waxman and it was a very good experience. I would definitely see him again.

August 05, 2016

I had an excellent experience with Dr. Waxman and his staff. They were very thorough and explain everything in terms that I can understand. I will definitely refer Dr. Waxman.

August 05, 2016

excellent doctors

August 05, 2016

This would have been great except that I got 'forgotten' after the laser treatment and before the final ocular pressure check. After 45 minutes I complained (it was supposed to happen about 20 minutes after the treatment). I was not impressed. If there is a problem, I expect to be told about it. Having to sit there and guess, and finally ask is not acceptable service. As it stands, it caused me to blow by the 2 hour free parking, so this failure actually cost me money. Had it occurred on a timely basis, it would have been well within the 2 hours free parking. I was told to expect it to take about 90 minutes. It ended taking 130 minutes because of this problem.

August 05, 2016

Of all the eye doctors I've ever seen, this one was by FAR the best. He was the most knowledgeable, cordial, and professional I've experienced. The same goes for his staff.

August 02, 2016

Dr. Waxman is amazing! His knowledge and aggressive approach has helped me to regain my vision and my confidence. I am very satisfied with my care.

August 01, 2016

Nurses were not involved.Physician involved himself in total health not just his area of expertise.

July 25, 2016

Dr Waxman is an excellent physician and a pleasure to work with.