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Specialty:

Internal Medicine

Sub Specialty:
Cardiology
Echocardiography
Nuclear Cardiology
Cardiovascular Disease

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Passavant
UPMC Presbyterian


Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
186 Patient
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LOCATION(S):

UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute
UPMC Passavant - McCandless
9100 Babcock Blvd.
Suite 1135
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
Office Phone:
(412) 748-6484
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100 Bradford Rd.
Suite 310
Wexford, PA 15090
Office Phone:
(412) 748-6284
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BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine
Echocardiography, National Board of Echocardiography
Nuclear Cardiology, Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology

Education:

MD, Hahnemann/Drexel University College, Philadelphia, PA

Residency:
Temple University School of Medicine,
Philadelphia, PA

Temple University School of Medicine,
Philadelphia, PA


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



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May 07, 2019

the doctor and his team are always friendly professional and well informed

February 27, 2019

Dr Krakow is an excellent physician who displays a great care for all his patients I'm sure.

February 27, 2019

I Love mt doctor

December 12, 2018

I would like to have had the Dr. agree to checking out a new medicine for me for sleeping and okay for my heart. I understand why he didn't choose to do so.

December 05, 2018

I see the doctor every 6 months and because of the split with UPMC and Highmark, I am unable to get an appointment for my 6 month check up.

October 24, 2018

it would hard to not form a bond with people who helped save your life

September 28, 2018

Excellent care by this doctor. The office staff is wonderful

September 27, 2018

Dr. Krackow has provided good care for me. Good listener, and is interested in my well-being.

September 27, 2018

dr Krackow means a great deal to my wife and myself. He has consistently been available for professional and emotional support over the past 8 years. I have been very ill at times and while that particular episode was not related to cardiac he was still there for us. His genuine sincerity and caring has got us through some really rough moments. when visiting him on routine follow ups he is thorough and we never feel rushed.

September 14, 2018

I DO NOT have any negative comments to offer regarding Dr. Krackow. He listens to my concerns and questions and I trust his comments and advice.