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Specialty:

Surgery

Sub Specialty:
Thoracic Surgery

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


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

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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August 25, 2017

My appointment was at 2:00 pm, I arrived at 1:58 and at 4:00 pm I was still not seen by Dr. Christie. 2 HOURS i sat in the exam room and no one talked to me about anything. I ended up having to leave because I was now running late for work. 15-20 minutes I don't mind waiting, I even gave an hour without complaint, but 2 hours was awful... and I wasn't told he was running late when I got there otherwise I would've just rescheduled.

August 23, 2017

Dr. Christie is the best and I feel blessed to have him as a surgeon.

August 18, 2017

Great provider, very long wait every time to see him. Scheduling between patients should be longer so wait time is shorter

August 11, 2017

Dr. Christie is a very caring, efficient, and excellent provider. I feel blessed to have him for a doctor!

August 09, 2017

This visit was excellent. Dr Christie is very thorough.

August 04, 2017

my appointment was at 2 p.m. in the afternoon. I was not seen by 3 10 p.m. I left the office without being seen. it should not take over 40 minutes without a health professional coming to check on me at all. dr. Christie did call me inquiring about the reason I left the office without being seen and he did discuss the results of my test.

August 04, 2017

feel confident with my care

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

July 12, 2017

Very good