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Sub Specialty:
Surgical Oncology
Minimally Invasive Surgery
General Surgery
Bariatric Surgery

Hospital Affiliation(s):
Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC

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Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.7 Stars
200 Patient
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University of Pittsburgh Physicians

Division of General Surgery
Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
300 Halket St.
Suite 5600
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(412) 641-3632

Minimally Invasive Bariatric & General Surgery
201 Mary Higginson Ln.
Suite 2
Uniontown, PA 15401
Scheduling Phone:
(412) 641-3632


Surgery, American Board of Surgery


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November 17, 2016

Doctor was thorough in diagnosis, explaining treatment, and providing me with an explanation of what I need to do to ensure a successful fix of my hernia.

November 10, 2016

I liked the Dr. and Assistant very much. They answered all our questions in a way we all understood. It was a very good visit.

October 20, 2016

excellent doctor and nurse Ellen is supreme!

October 20, 2016

The physician assistant and the training PA were wonderful. Everyone made me feel at ease and I had a great visit even though i was nervous. I will recommend this team to everyone .

October 20, 2016

he is doing everything to help me

September 22, 2016

Dr Ramanathan and his PA were very good to both me and my wife. We were treated with respect and a general concern for our medical situation.

September 22, 2016

Nurse Assistant and Physician provided me excellent/outstanding care.

September 22, 2016

I entrusted my health care to Dr. Ramanathan and his team in 2011. I am so grateful for his on-going support, stellar medical knowledge, pleasant attitude, and respectful approach whenever interfacing with me. I would like to add, as of this writing, I am no longer taking diabetic medication, for I am managing diabetes with diet and exercise. I am convinced the bariatric surgery and on-going follow-up have played a significant role!

September 22, 2016

Dr. Ramanathan and his PA Kelly were cordial and welcoming. Each provided information, encouraged my questions, and was engaged as a listener. I feel confident that I the plan I'm electing to follow for the next several months is right for me. I look forward to seeing this team again as I make some progress.

September 15, 2016

excellent care