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Sub Specialty:
General Surgery
Critical Care

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Hamot
UPMC Passavant
UPMC Presbyterian
UPMC Mercy
UPMC St Margaret

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Division of General Surgery
Falk Medical Building
3601 Fifth Ave.
Suite 6B
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(412) 647-0635


Surgery, American Board of Surgery


MD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

Weill Cornell Medical College,
New York, NY

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July 24, 2018

Dr Pietzman was very down to earth and caring doctor.

July 24, 2018

excellent doctor, I felt so at ease and confident with his advice. well worth the 6hr trip to see him

May 03, 2018

Everyone gave me excellent medical attention.

April 19, 2018

I was very pleased with Dr. Pietzman

April 09, 2018

This provider and all of his team should be the role models of positive respective relationships between patient and the medical team. Excellent all the way around.

March 29, 2018

He is the best doctor with a great staff

March 01, 2018

good experience overall

February 15, 2018

in the past I have waited well past my apt time, but this time I was in and out before my scheduled apt.

February 01, 2018

Dr. Peitzman is truly "a conservative trauma surgeon."

January 18, 2018

Excellent experience.Doctor spent time listening to my concerns, asking me relevant questions and explaining everything in an easy to understand manner.He listened to my questions and treated me with respect.I would highly recommend him to others.