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Digestive Disorders Center (DDC) - Primary Patient Center
UPMC Presbyterian
200 Lothrop St.
Digestive Disorders Ctr., 3rd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(412) 647-8666

Antonio J. and Janet Palumbo Cystic Fibrosis Center at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
4401 Penn Ave.
Floor 3
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
Office Phone:
(412) 692-5630


Gastroenterology, American Board of Internal Medicine


MD, University of Virginia Medical School , Charlottesville, VA

Duke University School of Medicine,
Durham, NC

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

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February 23, 2018

Doctor was excellent in answering any questions I had. I felt reassured when I left the office and that all my concerns had been addressed.

January 26, 2018

Dr. Fassanella was a pleasure to visit for this consultation. Informative, focused, concerned and was definitely a 'be here now' professional to explain all the reasons for the consultation.

January 26, 2018

Dr. Fasanella does an excellent job. He is extremely knowledgeable, passionate, and even compassionate. He is an all-around great provider and a phenomenal specialist!

January 12, 2018

Dr Fasanella will always be my favorite provider as he goes above and beyond for me. I feel safe putting my life in his hands if I needed to.

January 12, 2018

Excellent care and respect for patient.

December 01, 2017

Dr fasanella was very approachable knoweledgeable.. I didnt feel rushed. he listened and answered all my questions in a compressible manner.. showed compassion

December 01, 2017

I am very respectful of Dr. Fasanella as he spends detailed time with me as a patient and is always very thorough with his questions and in listening to my concerns and questions. I couldn't ask for a better doctor.

October 27, 2017

The doctor was very good at explaining the problem/situation and what the options are. I appreciate him easing my mind.

October 20, 2017

Only saw intake nurse Medical updates,BP and weight and spoke only with Dr. Fasenella about my medical needs

October 20, 2017

Dr Fasanella is the nicest physician I have ever been treated by. He is a gem!