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Specialty:

Surgery

Sub Specialty:
Vascular Surgery
Thoracic Surgery
Cardiac Surgery

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Hamot


Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
5 Stars
70 Patient
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LOCATION(S):

UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute
120 E. 2nd St.
4th Floor
Erie, PA 16509
Office Phone:
(814) 877-5600
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BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Education:

MD, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT

Residency:
Medical Center Hospital of Vermont,
Burlington, VT

University of Virginia Medical School,
Charlottesville, VA




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March 14, 2018

Dr. butler was professional and very personable I was very thankful he was the doctor who did my heart surgery! I didn't get to know him much before surgery but he explained everything to my wife, sister and myself. the follow on 3/14 I thanked him liked him even more!

March 14, 2018

This is a great, caring team of heart care providers that I see on an annual basis. I have every confidence in their abilities and skillsets.

February 28, 2018

Dr Butler is very personable and takes time to explain my current state of cardiovascular health in a manner that I can understand. He also explained the advancements in Aortic valve replacement when it becomes necessary which was reassuring.

January 10, 2018

Very good experience. Dr. Butler was very nice. he takes care of people who are very sick and I understand if there is sometimes a long wait. He is very thorough.

January 10, 2018

excellent care provider

December 20, 2017

Dr.Butler gave me more time than any other Doctor ever has!!!

December 06, 2017

Just the very best

October 11, 2017

Thank you. The care that I was provided was outstanding.

October 04, 2017

Dr Butler and his team have been very concerned about my health and what the best plan of care is for me to follow. They always take the time to listen to my concerns and to answer all of my questions.

September 13, 2017

I feel I received the best possible care I could get from Dr. Butler and Yulia. I am very grateful to have had their expertise concerning my unexpected health problem.