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Sub Specialty:
Surgical Oncology
Minimally Invasive Surgery
General Surgery

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Mercy

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
104 Patient
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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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July 30, 2019

Dr. Sell is an awesome doctor. His residents are great too. I enjoyed talking to him.

July 30, 2019

Sr. Sell has good bedside manners.

July 23, 2019

I saw Dr. Sell for the first time on July 23 for a serious medical condition. I requested an appointment with Dr. Sell on the recommendation of a friend whose husband is a patient of his. They told me they were very pleased with Dr. Sell...that he was caring and compassionate and that they received excellent care from him. I found that Dr. Sell to be everything they said he was and more! He was professional yet friendly, he explained my condition in a way that was easy to understand and he listened carefully to what I had to say. When I came in for my visit, I was frightened about the surgical procedure I needed. After talking to Dr. Sell, I felt much more at ease about the surgery. After just one visit, I was extremely happy that I had chosen Dr. Sell to do my surgery.

July 23, 2019

so far so good,very nice

July 16, 2019

Everyone was very kind. professional and helpful.

July 09, 2019

Dr Sell saved my life and I owe him everything. He is a great and gentle man the best.

July 02, 2019

referral from my pcp was an excellent choice.

June 18, 2019

great place,quick and professional

June 18, 2019

this doctor is first rate. he also has a sense of humor and pays attention to what one says!

June 04, 2019

Dr Sell is awesome. Great personality! I would definitely see him again if I needed to or would recommend him.