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Sub Specialty:
Surgical Oncology
General Surgery

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

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
145 Patient
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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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January 02, 2018

care was excellent, couldn't ask for any better

November 30, 2017

All good. All positive.

October 24, 2017

All Good

October 05, 2017

I always have a very good experiences with my health care provider

October 03, 2017

Sometimes on surveys maybe you should wait to send them till after there's been a little more time than one visit with the provider I'm very satisfied with the provider and his help but there are a lot of questions here that I cannot really answer truthfully because you sent me the survey before I've had anything done

September 21, 2017

Dr. Pingpank is an amazing person and doctor. He is my favorite doctor by far. I look forward to talking with him. He respects me and my husband so much. He is very courteous and listens to us so well. He is such a pleasant person!!

September 21, 2017

very professional and caring

September 19, 2017

I feel very comfortable with Dr Pingpank and his staff and will definitely recommend his practice to friends and family

September 19, 2017

very nice

September 07, 2017

Dr. Pingpank and his staff are very professional, positive and efficient. Dr. Pinkpank and Sam are fabulous!