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Sub Specialty:
Urologic Oncology
Urological Surgery

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Hamot
Magee-Womens Hospital
UPMC Mercy
UPMC Presbyterian
UPMC Horizon
UPMC Jameson
UPMC Passavant
UPMC Shadyside

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.8 Stars
173 Patient
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Department of Urology
Shadyside Medical Building
5200 Centre Ave.
Suite 209
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Office Phone:
(412) 605-3000


Urology, American Board of Urology


MD, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

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October 27, 2017

It was a very pleasant experience. The doctor and the staff were very professional and courteous

September 22, 2017

Joel Bigley is a very relatable doctor, took time to explain options and next steps very clearly and cares for his patients. The office nurses and assistants are all extremely professional.

August 30, 2017

Dr Bigley and secretary, Linda, werevery caring and helpful to get me seen as I needed to be.

August 23, 2017

Dr. Bigley was very nice - and his staff was excellent in how they answered my questions. Dr. Bigley's office assistant(secretary) and office staff was a very friendly and professional.

August 23, 2017

great care

July 26, 2017

This visit was for a follow up for kidney stone surgery I underwent in April. I had a very good experience with Dr. Bigley. He is an excellent surgeon who makes you feel comfortable and at ease.

June 21, 2017

all great but very long wait

June 07, 2017

Dr. Bigley is wonderful.I am new to his patient practice.

May 26, 2017

I waited in the exam room for over an hour before the doctor came in.

May 24, 2017

It's all good, thank you for your help when in need.