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Sub Specialty:
Thoracic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Northwest
UPMC Hamot
UPMC Shadyside
UPMC Passavant
UPMC McKeesport
UPMC Presbyterian
UPMC Mercy
UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
UPMC St Margaret
UPMC Altoona

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.8 Stars
57 Patient
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Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Division of Thoracic Surgery
UPMC Monroeville at Oxford Drive
400 Oxford Dr.
Suite 100
Monroeville, PA 15146
Office Phone:
(412) 664-2683


Surgery, American Board of Surgery
Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, American Board of Thoracic Surgery


DO, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
MBA, Saint Joseph University, Medical Management, Philadelphia, PA

Allegheny General Hospital,
Pittsburgh, PA

Morristown Medical Center,
Morristown, NJ

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July 23, 2018

I Requested Dr. Crist specifically for this visit. I live 85 miles from his office but when I first needed his services he was closer. There many doctors to choose from within that 85-mile radius, but i chose Dr. Crist because of the way i was treated on my first visit.

July 09, 2018


July 02, 2018

very satisfied

June 25, 2018

Wait time was over 1 and a half hours. No apologies from Doctor

June 18, 2018

Dr Crist and Friday are very knowledgeable and personable.

May 21, 2018

Dr. Crist is patient, and is informative about my health problems. Excellent provider.

April 16, 2018

Thought Dr Crist was very nice. Explained everything to me clearly. Hd to change drs because of insurance. would recommend him to anyone I know.

April 16, 2018

waited to long in the room to see the Doctor

April 12, 2018

Dr. was very kind & explained my problem in such a manner that my family & I understood everything & also understood what additional corrective action may be required.

March 08, 2018