Family PracticeFamily Practice - medical specialty, on rendering comprehensive medical care for people of all ages, sexes, diseases. It builds on the knowledge about patient in the context of the family, with an emphasis on disease prevention and health promotion. The aim of this specialty is to ensure personal, comprehensive and continuous care for the person in the context of family and community.
- Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh
Dr. Howard Pittle, MD works in
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is a specialist in Family Practice and graduated Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University in 1991. Dr. Pittle is affiliated with Jefferson Regional Medical Center, Saint Clair Hospital and practicing for 26 years
Experience and Qualifications
Board Certified by the American Board of Family Medicine
Years Since Graduation
Informations for Dr. Howard Pittle, MD are not present.
Education & Training
Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, PA, United States
Latrobe Area Hospital
Year completed: 1994
Latrobe Area Hospital
Year completed: 1992
3 Pennsylvania Medical Association
4 Penn Med Assn
Dr. Pittle Ratings
(Based on: 1 review)
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Dr. Pittle Reviews
Dr. Howard Pittle, MD
Office staff is HORRIBLE. Save yourself the aggravation and go somewhere else if you want to keep your sanity. Doctor Pittle is an excellent doctor but sorry to say his office staff makes each visit HIGHLY UNPLEASANT! Not worth your time and money.
I received a timely response to my questions and concerns.
I got an appointment when I needed one.
They kept things moving and on time during my visit.
Knowledge and Skill:*
I received a thorough evaluation.
I received a correct diagnosis and up-to-date treatment.
I was given specific advice on lifestyle changes I can make to improve my health.
Shared Decision Making and Communication:*
I was given the medical information I needed in an understandable way.
The provider really listened, gave me the time I needed, and put me at ease.
We discussed treatment options and choices I have.
The provider addressed traditional and alternative medicine treatment options in an open-minded way.
Jefferson Regional Medical Center is a hospital located in Jefferson Hills, PA. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are at the state average in 12 of 13 procedures. Length of Stay is at the state average in 9 of 13 procedures.
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is a specialist in Family Practice and graduated University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine in 1993. Dr. Finkelstein is affiliated with UPMC Shadyside, Upmc McKeesport and practicing for 24 years
Dr. Allison A Kliber, MD works in
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is a specialist in Family Practice and graduated Hahnemann University in 1996. Dr. Kliber is affiliated with Western Pennsylvania Hospital, UPMC Shadyside and practicing for 21 years
This was the worst experience I have ever had with a doctor visit. First of all I saw the NP Amber , she made me feel like I was a bother to her . As I sat in the chair she told me to stand and pull my pants down then she took three steps back and bent over to pretend to look at the affected area, which made me feel like she didn't want to be near me. I said pretend to looks at because there was no way she could have seen the problem from that position. Then she talked with the nurse to tell he...
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