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Specialty:

Surgery

Sub Specialty:
General Surgery

Hospital Affiliation(s):
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
UPMC Mercy
UPMC Presbyterian
UPMC St. Margaret

Language Spoken:
Spanish

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.8 Stars
69 Patient
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LOCATION(S):

Division of General Surgery
Falk Medical Building
3601 Fifth Ave.
Suite 6B
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(412) 692-2850
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BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

Surgery, American Board of Surgery

Education:

MD, Northwestern University - Feinberg, Chicago, IL

Residency:
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA




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December 19, 2017

I travel over 1,200 miles to see Dr. Zuckerbraun. He offered to help me when no one else would. His bedside manner is impeccible.

December 14, 2017

The entire team was very professional. I felt safe

December 14, 2017

It was good.

November 30, 2017

very thorough and explained my condition in a way I understood, will definitely follow up with this doctor if necessary

October 19, 2017

I waited 45 minutes in the exam room before the doctor came in to see me, needless to say I was very annoyed.

August 24, 2017

very good experiences all round

August 17, 2017

Dr. Kuckernaun was absolutely fantastic!!!! He was vey concerned with my son's health and he offered us a ray of hope after many surgeon's refused to even talk to us. We can't thank him enough for taking on our sons difficult case!! He's the first surgeon we've see who truly cares about our son and wants to help him!

July 13, 2017

the wait is aweful. 50 minutes past my appt this time. last time 90 minutes. unacceptable

June 01, 2017

Dr Zukerbraun was very professional and explained why I was still experiencing pain after my laparotomy appendectomy. it was very reassuring and I left feeling that I should call his office if over the next 2 weeks the symptoms did not subside.

May 25, 2017

Dr Z is great and knowledgeable