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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

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Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.8 Stars
133 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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August 17, 2016

I have complete trust and faith in Dr Christie and also with Hillman cancer center

June 29, 2016

only issue I have is the wait. apt was for 11, didn't see surgeon till almost 12.

June 10, 2016

Dr Christie is phenomenal.

May 20, 2016

Although he is an excellent doctor who I trust, I did not see the doctor until 2 hours after my scheduled appointment time. There is always a long wait.

May 11, 2016

Dr. Christie is an awesome doctor and a wonderful man

April 20, 2016

Dr. Christie sat down and listened respectfully to my description of the problem. He explained in detail about the surgery and possible complications. I was very impressed with his care.

April 15, 2016

Dr Christie is a first class Dr we think highly of him and trust him with our care

April 01, 2016

This was my first visit and I don't have any complaints about anything that happened on my scheduled appointment.

February 24, 2016

I believe I am receiving the very best care for my lung cancer that is available.

February 12, 2016

This doctor is the cream of the crop