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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
166 Patient
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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


Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, American Board of Thoracic Surgery


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

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Toronto Ontario, Canada

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Pittsburgh, PA

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Cleveland, OH

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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

April 14, 2017

waited 2 hours and 10 minutes in the exam room

April 12, 2017

I have never waited that long to see the Doctor and after over 4 hrs. of wait time was starting to feel nauseous and had a headache my choice was to leave. She said it would be at least another hour.

April 05, 2017

never had any problems Dr Christy and staff are wonderful

April 05, 2017

original surgery was done in April of 2013. Have done a yearly follow up visit since. I have always received first rate care from this doctor and hospital. It has always seemed a very organized and we'll run operation.

March 29, 2017

Dr. Christie has at all times been courteous, concerned, caring and very much informative to my needs and concerns.

March 24, 2017

I think Dr. Cristie is the Best

March 15, 2017

I feel comfortable with Dr. Christie and Hillman, and confident that I am in good hands.

March 03, 2017

As always, this office was very nice to come to except for the drive, too bad you don't have a helicopter service from Beaver county to your office! I would be the first person to use it! Ha! I appreciate Dr. Christie so much he took out a stage II cancer from my chest ! I really don't know how a person is supposed to thank him. The bags of pistachios just don't seem to be enough! Ha ! Show him this he will know who wrote it! Seriously this office has always been very professional and great to be at the job isn't easy I have an office of my own so I value good workers, they are great!

February 15, 2017

Dr. Christie is so knowledgeable; I feel totally confident entrusting my thoracic care to him.