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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Sub Specialty:
Pain Medicine

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

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
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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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May 22, 2018

I think she's a great doctor!

February 27, 2018

Dr. Cortazzo is a very good listener. We are still looking for an answer to a chronic headache, and she hasn't given up on me yet, although a lot of others have.

January 23, 2018

I can't say enough about what a wonderful physician Dr. Cortazzo is! She practices shared decision-making, allowing me to have input into treatment decisions. I'm very impressed that she is willing to discuss health problems that don't necessarily fall under "musculoskeletal" care, but that affect the rest of my body. I really appreciate that she makes me feel heard and understood, when some doctors would make me feel silly for my concerns.

January 16, 2018

Dr. Cortazzo was both attentive and prompt during my first visit. She was mindful and courteous. She took my concerns seriously.

January 02, 2018


January 02, 2018

Very nice/personable provider and office personel.

December 19, 2017

Dr. Cortazzo is always personable, knowledgeable about my health issues, and helpful about how to resolve them.

November 28, 2017

Dr. Cortazzo is an excellent doctor. She takes her time and try to figure out what is wrong with you.

September 26, 2017

very professional, caring team!

August 15, 2017

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