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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
215 Patient
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University of Pittsburgh Physicians

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

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


Surgery, American Board of Surgery


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August 10, 2017

The questions I didn't answer were not applicable. I saw Dr. Ramanathan regarding surgery. Dr. Ramanathan and the first Dr I saw were very nice and explained everything in detail. I had an excellent experience.

August 10, 2017

everyone was very nice and professional but still explained things in a way I could clearly understand.

August 03, 2017

The staff are very nice and caring. Good visit

August 03, 2017

The BEST same as in 2013!

July 27, 2017

Dr Ramanathan's expertise with bowel surgery proved invaluable in the excision of a pelvic mass involving my lower bowel . He was brought on the team by Dr Halina Zyczynski . His intricate knowledge of my case, obvious deep concern for my Well - being , overall communication style and willingness to answer every question with thoughtful expertise and patience compels me to rank Dr. Ramanathan a 10 BEST possible. I have experienced many doctors on my medical journey and Dr Halina Zyczynski (my hero/ I hold in the highest regard) only made things better with the addition of Dr Ramanathan to my team!

July 27, 2017

Dr. Ramanathan is an excellent doctor and I am very happy with the results of my surgery. However, I was in his office for 2 hours for this visit. His assistant talked to me for 10-15 minutes then the Dr. talked to me for about 5-10 minutes. So over an hour and a half of my visit was spent waiting.

July 13, 2017

Good provider. I am satisfied.

July 13, 2017

The care provider was very nice and understanding. He answered all my questions and concerns.

June 22, 2017


June 22, 2017

Seven years ago I had gastric bypass and in all that time, even before surgery, the personnel have always been polite and courteous.