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Sub Specialty:
Surgical Oncology
General Surgery

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Shadyside
Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
UPMC Mercy
UPMC Passavant
UPMC Presbyterian

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

Division of Surgical Oncology
UPMC Passavant - McCandless (UPMC Cancer Center at UPMC Passavant)
9100 Babcock Blvd.
Ground Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
Scheduling Phone:
(412) 692-2852

Hillman Cancer Center
5115 Centre Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Office Phone:
(412) 692-2852


Surgery, American Board of Surgery


MD, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC

University of Connecticut School of Medicine,
Farmington, CT

Fox Chase Cancer Center,
Philadelphia, PA

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June 15, 2017

Dr. Pingpank is an excellent surgeon and compassionate physician - He truly has saved my life. I am so grateful for his expertise care.

May 30, 2017

very prompt

May 25, 2017


May 18, 2017

Dr. Pingpank is very caring and attentive to my questions and concerns. I had to drive 5 hours to his check-up and he makes the trip worth the drive. I cannot say enough positive remarks about Dr. Pingpank and his staff.

May 18, 2017

Dr. Pingpank takes the time to explain and completely cover answers to our questions. His concern for the success of treatment is evident.

May 09, 2017

Appointment was for 12 Noon. Arrived at 11:50AM, didn't get seen initially by the aid for vital recording till 12:45PM, and saw Doctor about 12:55PM. From a business and courtesy perspective, this is unacceptable. Keep on time.

May 04, 2017

everything was excellent.

May 04, 2017

My experience at the Hillman Cancer Center was completely satisfactory from the valet parking to the attention given to my concerns by the staff and doctors. I'm happy with the results and am looking forward to the follow-up procedures which have been prescribed for me.

May 04, 2017

Dr Pingpank explained test results and what they meant. Explained future changes in department personnel. Future treatment options and what new treatments were on the horizon.

March 30, 2017

This surgeon is the best, and even though he thinks I should not have any pain, he listens to me. When I expressed that certain tests are not as good as others for me he listened and then was going to check before scheduling my next check so he did the best thing.