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Denise S Gallagher, MD



Sub Specialty:
Macula, Retina, and Vitreous Disease and Surgery

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

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4.9 Stars
154 Patient
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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
UPMC Eye Center, Eye & Ear Instittute
203 Lothrop St.
Floor 7
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(412) 647-2200


Ophthalmology, American Board of Ophthalmology


MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY

Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center,
Bronx, NY

University of Pittsburgh Medical School,
Pittsburgh, PA

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September 16, 2015

It is always a pleasure to have my visit with Dr. Gallagher

September 14, 2015

Excellent doctor; good experience.

September 09, 2015


September 04, 2015

I had a good experience in the care that I received.

August 28, 2015

always excellent care from dr. gallagher and staff

August 26, 2015

I was very pleased with my visit and didn't have to wait long at all.

August 26, 2015

I just moved to Pennsylvania and I needed a Retina specialist so some of these questions do not pertain to my health care. I found that Dr. Gallagher and her entire team were courteous, knowledgeable and helpful.

August 07, 2015

I wanted to get in to see a retinal specialist as soon as possible after a concerning finding on my routine eye exam on Thursday. Thursday evening I worked a 12 hour night shift and slept through my alarm on Friday morning. I woke up at 1pm which is when my appointment was scheduled. In a frenzy, I called to see if I could still come in for my appointment, even though I would be an hour late. The office staff said to come on in. When I arrived, everyone was extremely friendly. No one seemed to be irritated that I was behind schedule. In fact, the staff validated my concerns for my possible retinal tear (which turned out to be a small, detached retina). Thank you all SO much for making this visit such a great one...and thank you for squeezing me in on a Friday afternoon. I am so much less anxious over the weekend knowing that a specialist has examined my eye and that we have a care plan in place. A+.

August 06, 2015

Dr. Gallagher is excellent

July 31, 2015

Dr. Denise Gallagher is an excellent retina specialist. She put me at ease rather quickly after testing me to see if I had any retina tears or a detachment. Denise's friendly manner and the information she provided about my eye problem was very appreciated. I wouldrecommend her to my friends and family.

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