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Sub Specialty:
Bariatric Medicine
General Surgery
Bariatric Surgery

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Hamot

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Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.8 Stars
104 Patient
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Bariatric Surgery Center
300 State St.
4th Floor
Erie, PA 16507
Office Phone:
(814) 877-6997


Surgery, American Board of Surgery


MD, Medical College of the Aga Khan University, Karachi, KS, Pakistan

UMDNJ University Hospital,
Newark, NJ

University of Washington School of Medicine/Academic Affairs,
Seattle, WA

Duke University School of Medicine,
Durham, NC

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August 17, 2016

I am very pleased with the time and attention Dr Ali spent with and gave to me. I did not have an actual appointment with him yesterday, however when I told the office staff my concerns, after the appointment with the nutritionist he had an opening and they got me right in.

August 01, 2016

very caring person. takes his time with his patients.

June 21, 2016

The office post-op visit was excellent, everyone was very nice. I have no complaints.

June 16, 2016

Dr Ali is Amazing. he did not rush the visit in fact I think he went above and beyond typical treatment. whenever I see him, he knows all about my conditions without having to refer to charts. I have several medical problems and he always remembers all of them and tries different treatments to make sure he is trying to attack it full speed. He is my Bariatric Surgeon and I wish he could also be my PCP. I would recommend him to anyone!

June 08, 2016

Dr. Ali and Jackie are very thorough and kind, I would recommend both of them for any type of bariatric need.

April 05, 2016

amazing, caring, professional team!

April 01, 2016

Dr Ali is very concerned about any issues I have. He takes his time to explain options and what is the best treatment for me.

March 30, 2016

Dr. Ali allows time to talk to me about my concerns and questions. He takes his time and speaks to me in terms that I can understand and provides videos, websites, literature and other information that are helpful. He is methodical in his approach, he makes sure he does not do anything that is unnecessary, i.e. operations, or medications. He runs any necessary tests to rule out or find any problems.

March 07, 2016

Dr Ali has been a great doctor to have. He did a great job with my first surgery so I requested he see me for my gallbladder surgery. Plus it will help since he did my sleeve surgery. I fully trust him

January 28, 2016

Dr. Ali answered all of my questions. He gave me his opinion when I asked questions about having a revision. I appreciate his opinion.