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UPMC Hamot
UPMC Jameson
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Department of Urology
Kaufmann Medical Building
3471 Fifth Ave.
Suite 801
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(412) 692-4100

UPMC Kidney Stone Center
Kaufmann Medical Building
3471 Fifth Ave.
Suite 801
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(412) 692-4100


Urology, American Board of Urology


MD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

New York Medical College,
Valhalla, NY

New York Medical College,
Valhalla, NY

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine,
Baltimore, MD

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August 01, 2018

Dr. Averch is the most knowledgeable, capable specialist I have ever dealt with. It is a major loss to the Pittsburgh area to see him leaving the practice. He saved my life with his superior skill and attention to details.

July 25, 2018

Provider came across as rude and condescending and did not behave in a professional manner during our first-time visit.

July 18, 2018

Dr. Averch, and his resident, were both knowledgeable, listened to me and thoroughly explained my earlier test results, the clinic's philosophy regarding my questions, and thoroughly answered all my questions. It was a good experience.

July 05, 2018

Very good experience.

June 06, 2018

i am pleased that my medical concerns are being addressed to my satisfaction

May 23, 2018

best of the best, terribly sad to find out he's moving, UPMC is losing an incredibly valuable physician.

May 10, 2018

everyone was friendly and professional

May 03, 2018

I had a very good experience here. All of my questions were answered especially the dreaded "what's next?". Very pleased with the plan presented.

April 26, 2018

This experience was excellent. Staff efficient. Dr very was knowlegible about my problem.

April 04, 2018

dr averch seems very knowledgable and gets straight to the point which is what i like from a dr