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Specialty:

Surgery

Sub Specialty:
Thoracic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC St. Margaret
UPMC Shadyside
Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
UPMC Mercy
UPMC Passavant
UPMC Presbyterian


Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.8 Stars
164 Patient
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LOCATION(S):

University of Pittsburgh Physicians

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Division of Thoracic Surgery
Hillman Cancer Center
5115 Centre Ave.
2nd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Office Phone:
(412) 623-2025
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BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Education:

MD, University of Toronto Graduate Medical Education, Toronto, ON, Canada

Residency:
University of Toronto,
Toronto Ontario, Canada


Fellowships:
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

Cleveland Clinic Foundation,
Cleveland, OH



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July 14, 2017

I didn't see the doctor until 2 1/2 hours after my scheduled appt time. That's a very long wait.

July 14, 2017

waited 3 hours again every time I visit him it's a long wait and others in waiting area complain too

June 16, 2017

Good appointment

June 02, 2017

very prompt

May 31, 2017

Inever did actually see the doctor. He was behind schedule and PA asked if I needed to see him. I had waited so long in the waiting room, I just wanted to go home.

May 24, 2017

good

May 18, 2017

excellent experience

May 12, 2017

although the wait was over an hour to see the doctor, it says to me that even though the wait was long, the doctor took time with everyone he saw

May 05, 2017

Dr. Christie saved my life, he is the best cardio thoracic surgeon!

May 05, 2017

we waited in office for almost 2 1/2 hours before seeing dr from appt time.