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Specialty:

Internal Medicine

Sub Specialty:
Rheumatology

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Shadyside
UPMC Passavant
UPMC East
Magee-Womens Hospital

Language Spoken:
Spanish

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.8 Stars
338 Patient
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LOCATION(S):

Arthritis and Internal Medicine - UPMC
Shadyside Place
580 S. Aiken Ave.
Suite 430
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Office Phone:
(412) 682-2434
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UPMC Arthritis and Autoimmunity Center - Wexford
117 VIP Dr.
Suite 120
Wexford, PA 15090
Scheduling Phone:
(724) 935-1130
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BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

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

Education:

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

Residency:
Mayo Clinic,
Rochester, MN


Fellowships:
Mayo Clinic,
Rochester, MN



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June 04, 2018

Dr Achkar is without a doubt one of the most thorough Doctors I have ever dealt with.

May 29, 2018

Doctor was very professional, kind and very caring.

May 14, 2018

doctor and staff are always so courteous and very understanding would recommend them to everyone

May 10, 2018

Dr. Antonio Achkar was excellent

April 27, 2018

The doctor did not seem very concerned about my symptoms, or my pain. He seems more concerned with gathering data. I understand this is essential to diagnosis, but he could have displayed a little more empathy. I felt, slightly, that he did not take me seriously. He may have believed my symptoms were very mild as compared to what he is used to seeing. However, I would have appreciated more concern. I will follow up with him after my ordered blood work and go from there.

April 23, 2018

great experience. doctor spent plenty of time with me and explained everything.

April 18, 2018

happy about the dr ordering prompt X-rays and blood tests (numerous) to pinpoint what condition I might have

April 16, 2018

I have only great things to say about my doctor

April 10, 2018

Waited for too long

April 06, 2018

i have been a patient of Dr Achkar for several tears. i find him extremely thorough spending quite alot of time examining me and discussing my past