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University of Pittsburgh Physicians

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

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Valhalla, NY

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Valhalla, NY

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine,
Baltimore, MD

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May 11, 2017

very pleased and i am very grateful

April 26, 2017

After the visit I was to mail the CD of the kidney scan and call to verify that I sent it. I put my name on the jacket of the CD to ensure that they new it was mine and called also to verify that they got it. No call to verify they got it. No call from the Dr. to tell me his thoughts. I am still in pain.

April 19, 2017

I was told this visit was to have a conference type visit that would include several health care providers including my doctor, a nutritionist, nursing staff, to have a group conference to decide what the best individualized care would be effective for my kidney stone problem. I was told that I had to make the appointment on this particular day when these group sessions take place. After waiting an hour and a half to be seen, I was seen by a first day fellow resident and then my doctor. They did answer my questions but I was not having any other problems so I had to pay $100. to be told that my test results were normal and that was it. New test were ordered but I really didn't see the point of having this visit. I was lead to believe it was going to be something different. When I ask for clarification I really wasn't given a proper explanation.

April 06, 2017

i was a little concerned about the fact that i am having surgery and of course it is routine to them, but not me. i am scared!

March 23, 2017

i absolutely love dr averech and dr taan they are super awesome at what they do i wouldnt want any other doctors in my care but them

March 22, 2017

The provider was a great help in allowing me to get prescribed scan and bloodwork from a local provider - close to my home - and allowing me to mail results in since I live 4 1/2 hours from the provider's office.

March 08, 2017

The Nurse was exceptional!

March 01, 2017

Dr. Averch and his staff were very good in answering my concerns about biopsy.

February 02, 2017

very professional and competent

February 01, 2017

Top notch physician!!