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Sub Specialty:
Surgical Oncology
Minimally Invasive Surgery
General Surgery

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Mercy

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

Division of General Surgery
UPMC Mercy
1400 Locust St.
Suite 3121
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Office Phone:
(412) 281-2255


Surgery, American Board of Surgery


MD, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

UPMC Mercy Hospital,
Pittsburgh, PA

Lahey Clinic Medical Center,
Burlington, MA

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January 03, 2017

Excellent care

December 20, 2016

Dr. Sell has very good bedside manners. He makes you feel at ease. doesn't make you feel like he's in a hurry to get to the next patient .

December 13, 2016

Everyone made me feel at ease., especially Dr. Sell. The doctor was very nice and professional. He was patient and took the time to explain everything clearly.

December 06, 2016

Dr. Sell is a superb surgeon with outstanding humanistic qualities. Staff were very pleasant, courteous and efficient.

December 06, 2016

Admitted to ER Nov14, resulted in colon surgery Nov17, discharged Nov22, post-surgical office visit Dec6. Excellent care--professional, efficient, compassionate--by Dr. Sell, Dr. Sharma, Dr. McKeating and the entire medical staff.

November 29, 2016

I have always had wonderful experiences , they are professional and very caring.

November 15, 2016

Dr. Sell made a very quick, professional assessment of my problem, explained what needed to happen, and provided a reasonable timeline for the proposed procedure. Couldn't ask for much more.

November 01, 2016

so grateful for all this provider had done for me in taking care of my medical issues. He has gone beyond to handle my medical issues with great care and concern which will always recommend him to others. Very satisfied

October 25, 2016

Was extremely pleased with visit. Dr. Sell discussed and explained everything in great detail to me.

October 19, 2016

excellent care from excellent physician.