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Total Comments: 30
We love the entire staff at the center. They are caring, welcoming and always full of information and support.
Dr. Vellody is amazing! He really listens and has such a great rapport with my son. He is so knowledgeable and caring as well.
Everything was excellent!
very thorough and thoughtful.
Amazing experience. We drove four hours to specifically see this doctor and we were not disappointed.
provider listened and was easy to talk to
Dr. Vellody is one of the best doctors! He is so passionate about his work. He truly loves what he does and cares for his patients! I would recommend him to be everyone's doctor if I could!
Dr. Vellody is wonderful. He is so patient, kind & thorough. He always answers all of our questions. Everyone at his office is as amazing as he is.
Dr. Vellody was extremely knowledgeable, helpful, approachable, and kind. He spent a lot of time making sure that our questions about our daughter were answered and understood. He also took the time to guide us toward support groups and other resources for our daughter within the community. It was quite evident that Dr. Vellody not only was extremely knowledgeable, but that he has a true love and passion for his work. We were so pleased with our visit and we are looking forward to returning!
This was our first time visiting the Down Syndrome clinic and seeing Dr. Vellody. He was very warm and inviting - like talking to a friend instead of a physician. He made us feel very calm and welcomed our questions regarding our child's care. We never felt rushed or like we were keeping him from anything. He is a true asset to the department.
Our annual visits with Dr. Vellody are always a highly positive experience. He is very knowledgeable, compassionate, and generous with his time. He has an easygoing demeanor and is great with our daughter. Beginning with our first appointment eight years ago, we have had an extreme comfort level with Dr. Vellody.
I love that we benefit from Dr Vellody's knowledge and experience with children with Down syndrome. He is incredible in my opinion
We have always had a good experience.
excellent care!! Thank you
Dr Vellody is a wonderful physician, and part of a terrific team at the Down syndrome clinic. We are SO GRATEFUL to have him as a resource and doctor. He listened to everything we had to say, and took plenty of time to make sure our questions were answered. He asked about things I'd never even thought of, which gives me plenty of time to do research and observe things about my daughter before any problems arise.
Dr. Vellody is an invaluable resource to the Down syndrome community.
we so appreciate the kind and compassionate effort given by the medical staff we consistently receive from the Down Center.
Dr Vellody and the Down syndrome clinic has been a godsend for us. The information and community they opened up for us is outstanding
wonderful doctor that spent lots of time with us. he taught us what the future held and how he can help. this was our first visit with him.
My son was being difficult but the provider and nurses worked well with him! I have no complaints!
Dr. Vellody is AMAZING! He is so sweet and kind to my son and he is extremely knowledgeable and always has great suggestions, resources and answers to problems. We are so pleased with the care that we get from him and his AMAZING staff!
the nurse and doctor we're both wonderful and took time to talk with us and answer all of our questions. they seem to have a genuine interest in my child. it's heartwarming.
That was a great experience. the personal connection that the providers had to Down syndrome was an incredible gift!
Dr Vellody is fantastic; he took so much time and care with all of my children, not just the one who was his patient.
we love Dr Velody and staff. they are full of useful resources and information. their care care and concern for my child is unmatched
Dr Vellody is my favorite doctor to visit! He always puts my mind at rest with any concern that I have about my daughter, whether it be physical, mental, or just about her daily routine. His staff is just as helpful, friendly, and responsive. Thank you!
Dr. Vellody and Sheila Cannon helped me with all my questions and I love working with them to help our daughter be the best she can be!
We are very thankful for Dr. Vellody's care and interest in us and especially our son. His help is essential to our son's care!
Dr. Velody was amazing. He far exceeded my expectations. He made us feel welcome and helped us feel at ease about my son's diagnosis of down syndrome. I would recommend him to anyone without hesitation.
We absolutely love Dr. Vellody and Shelia. His genuine conversations about my son's medical history and progress are always so encouraging. We love how Dr. Vellody and Shelia work so well together. It's obvious how they both love their jobs and how they love their patients.
Children's Hospital's main campus is located in the Lawrenceville neighborhood. Our main hospital address is:
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
One Children’s Hospital Way
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
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