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Sub Specialty:
Ophthalmology (Pediatric)
Pediatric Ophthalmology

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
UPMC Shadyside
UPMC Mercy

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.7 Stars
149 Patient
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UPMC Eye Center
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
4401 Penn Ave.
3rd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
Office Phone:
(412) 692-8940

Children's Pine Center
11279 Perry Hwy.
Suite 202
Wexford, PA 15090
Office Phone:
(412) 692-8940

UPMC Eye Center, Eye & Ear Instittute
203 Lothrop St.
Floor 6
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(412) 647-2200


Ophthalmology, American Board of Ophthalmology


MD, Hahnemann/Drexel University College, Philadelphia, PA

Nassau University Medical Center,
East Meadow, NY

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

Massachusetts Eye & Ear,
Quincy, MA

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December 17, 2018

never had a bad experience here

December 07, 2018

Would like to have heard a diagnosis and treatment plan. I was disappointed that she didn't discuss my TBI and what I should expect with my loose of vision.

December 04, 2018

Dr. Ellen Mitchell is a wonderful doctor! We are blessed to have our child in her care!

December 03, 2018

Dr Mitchell is a specialist so that is why she had no medical records for this visit. she is extremely knowledgeable and all aspects of my child's condition were reviewed, tested and reviewed for future needs. the best doctor in her field!

November 08, 2018

Dr. Mitchell is excellent!! She did the surgery for my son when a dog bite him and got his eye. He needed a new tear duct and stitches. At his appointment to remove the tube for the tear duct Dr. Mitchell was very calm with my child as he was crying and shaking his head. My sons eye looks great! Can hardly tell where he had the stitches. I want to thank Dr. Mitchell and her staff for the excellent work and calming my son when needed!!! I will definitely recommend her to anyone that needs a doctor. Thank you again!

November 02, 2018

Doctor really seems to care and understand

October 25, 2018

We waited in the office a long time for the test results to return.

October 11, 2018

we never knew appt time was 145 pm which was almost 3 hours after our initial appt for erg.

October 02, 2018

Dr. Mitchell is always so kind and caring. She speaks to us in a way that makes us comfortable and always answers any and all questions we have thoroughly. She has a very calm and caring demeanor.

October 02, 2018

Dr. Ellen was fantastic with my son Noah! She explained everything with ease and understanding for everyone.