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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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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

March 21, 2018

I really like this doctor and his office.

March 08, 2018

I love my provider and refer people to him all the time. he is excellent at what he does.

February 15, 2018

good experience

February 15, 2018

everyone was friendly and professional.

January 25, 2018

professional and knowledgeable and concerned about my overall health and right renal stone.

January 03, 2018

This provider was great. I feel like I will finally get answers to my question

December 27, 2017

Dr. Averch was very thorough, spent a good amount of time explaining everything, and answered all of my questions. He was kind and very knowledgeable.