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Sub Specialty:
Bariatric Medicine
General Surgery
Bariatric Surgery
Obesity Medicine

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Hamot

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Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.7 Stars
129 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 22, 2018

Good, the provider and staff was very professional

August 20, 2018

Always a pleasure to see Dr. Ali.

August 15, 2018

I'm very pleased with my overall experience of the care provided by Dr. Ali and his staff.

August 15, 2018

Dr.Ali saved my life. I am forever in his debt. I refer people to him frequently.

August 01, 2018

Dr. Ali was very thorough and attentive during my visit. He answered all my questions and concerns regarding my health and conditions.

July 31, 2018

Dr. Ali is phenomenal! No complaints.

July 31, 2018


July 31, 2018

Dr Ali is a wonderful doctor has been there for me with my sickness and hospital stays

July 17, 2018

Dr. Ali was very personable and kind. He treated me with respect and understood what I had to say.

July 09, 2018

Dr. Ali is THE best doctor at Hamot! He saved my life on more than one occasion