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James F. Pingpank, MD



Sub Specialty:
Surgical Oncology
General Surgery

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

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Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.8 Stars
73 Patient
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University of Pittsburgh Physicians

Division of Surgical Oncology
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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October 22, 2015

All did a good service.

October 15, 2015

I trust this doctor completely.

October 15, 2015

Dr. Pingpank is the most wonderful, caring, compassionate, and knowledgeable physician I have ever encountered. Thank goodness my care fell in to his hands!

September 24, 2015

This staff and doctor are the best and keep me mentally stable and happy during the most challenging times.

September 24, 2015

Dr. Pingpank and his staff are excellent and caring.

August 27, 2015

good experience

July 23, 2015

Dr Pingpank and his staff (to include RN Sam Perkins) have been instrumental in keeping me alive and managing my progressing cancer. I trust Dr P and his staff implicitly and thank God every day that he's my surgical oncologist. He's talented, patient-centered, and listens to our concerns. None better!

June 18, 2015

seemed busy but knowlegeable

May 07, 2015

It's all good. Everyone at Hillman seems genuinely concerned and helpful from the volunteers to the Doctors.

March 19, 2015

I was very impressed with both Dr. Pingpank and Patty Williams his Nurse Assistant. Very courteous and very professional.

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