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Internal Medicine

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Magee-Womens Hospital
UPMC Passavant
UPMC Shadyside

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Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
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Arthritis and Internal Medicine - UPMC
Shadyside Place
580 S. Aiken Ave.
Suite 430
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Office Phone:
(412) 682-2434

UPMC Arthritis and Autoimmunity Center - Wexford
117 VIP Dr.
Suite 120
Wexford, PA 15090
Scheduling Phone:
(724) 935-1130


Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
Rheumatology, American Board of Internal Medicine


MD, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH

Mayo Clinic,
Rochester, MN

Mayo Clinic,
Rochester, MN

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October 10, 2017

I have been seeing Dr Achkar for many years. He is professional and kind to his patients.

October 10, 2017

Experienced no bad visits - all were good

October 10, 2017

Dr. Achkar listened to my concerns about taking certain osteoporosis medication and was very respectful of my decision not to take these medications

September 26, 2017

Very caring about my health.

September 05, 2017

Dr. Achkar nd his staff are always good physicians and helpers and I am pleased to be a their patient.

August 31, 2017

I find him to be very patient .

August 24, 2017

Dr. Achkar is always concerned about unusual health states and always encourages follow up.

August 21, 2017

Dr. Achkar is an excellent man and doctor. My sister is now under Dr. Ackar's care!

August 21, 2017

Dr. Achkar was very through when it came to doing my cortisone injection. He cleaned the area very well, used extreme caution getting the things ready and explained very well what was going to happen as far as the injection goes.

August 11, 2017

this was my first time being at this practice and I was very impressed with the whole office staff very friendly..Dr Achkar was very thorough with my concerns