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Sub Specialty:
General Surgery
Critical Care

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

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
45 Patient
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University of Pittsburgh Physicians

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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March 30, 2017

Excellent consult and all questions addressed

February 14, 2017

dr peitzman is the most caring doctor i ever seen .he is exelent physisian and best surgeon. i would recomend him highley

January 26, 2017

I was very pleased with all of my concerns about my health, the staff was very good at taking care of my needs, I will recommend this hospital and Doctor to anyone that needs this kind of care.

January 19, 2017

Dr Pietzman is wonderful, I have faith in him

January 17, 2017

I have high expectations about my likely surgical experience to come.

November 22, 2016

Good experience

November 03, 2016

Doctor and staff very knowlegdable and friendly. All questions anwered. No waiting.

September 08, 2016

excellent care

April 05, 2016

I was given excellent care and received an honest assessment of my condition and future options. I felt comfortable with the doctor and attending nurses.

April 05, 2016

excellent experience.