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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Sub Specialty:
Pain Medicine

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Mercy
UPMC Presbyterian
UPMC Shadyside

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
51 Patient
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Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
UPMC Mercy South Side Outpatient Center
2000 Mary St.
4th Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
Office Phone:
(412) 381-3953


Pain Medicine, American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehab
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehab


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

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

University of California Davis School of Medicine,
Sacramento, CA

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August 15, 2017

took time to try to determine future care and possibilities for improvement.

June 01, 2017

Dr. Cortazzo is amazing. She was genuinely concerned and very helpful in my treatment and care. Exceptional

May 30, 2017

Dr Cortazzo is extremely good at listen to my issues and responding to them in an individualized way, rather than the one size fits all approach to back pain I have frequently encountered with primary care providers.

May 23, 2017

thank you, Dr. Cortazzo, for listening so carefully and asking questions to get to the bottom of my complicated injury. I felt cared for and participatory because you showed genuine concern.

April 25, 2017

Loved coming to my appointments with Megan Cortazo, MD. Always answered all of my questions regarding my health care ! would have preferred to continue my care through her and her team.

March 14, 2017

Very thorough and a very good listener. Has a good treatment plan once some concerns are ruled out.

February 07, 2017

Excellent. Attentive. courteous. Knowledgable. I trust her completley.

January 31, 2017

This was my first visit to this provider. She did an excellent job listening and responding to my questions. I appreciated her responses and I have total confidence in her ability to provide me with the best possible treatment!!

January 24, 2017

Dr. Cortazzo and her staff were exceptional in working with my schedule to get an appointment schedule. Her staff had a great work flow to provide the care that was needed at that appointment.

August 16, 2016

the staff is always professional and friendly. Dr. Cortazzo listens to my concerns and understands my disabilities and pain. She is always giving me recommendations for pain management as well as my overall general help. I have recommended her to several people I think she could help.