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Patient comments are gathered from our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and are displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.
Total Comments: 55
extremely pleased so far with the friendliness, professionalism, and efficiency
Absolutely wonderful. Dr. Courcoulas was punctual, answered all of my questions, and made sure to provide me with additional contact information for her team as well.
Excellent care was provided from the very beginning. My wife and I highly recommend the hospital staff and the doctor's team as well. The doctor herself was outstanding as well.
Very disappointed in the lack of understanding of quitting smoking and how difficult that is. And to expect that to happen before a procedure and after. It's hard enough to lose weight and focus on that let alone asking for someone to quit smoking right along with it. I think there is a HUGE lack of understanding and flexability with that matter. I also could have been told prior to a three hour travel time that if you smoke you are NOT a candidate for the procedure I was looking to have done. (Obera) Very upset about that.
I have only just begun to utilize this facility and staff so far I would say excellent.
I was pleased during my initial visit.
This doctor and practice is new to me. I left my appointment feeling 100% confident about having my surgery.
Courcoulas and staff were excellent
Dr. Courcalous was very pleasant. She explained in detail the process of my procedure.
The provider was informative, caring, knowledgeable and patient. The provider and her office is very organized and has been extremely helpful. I walked away from my appointment feeling like I was in safe and capable hands
I was very happy with the amount of time Dr. Courcoulas and her PA spent with me. They took the time to answer all my questions and did not seem in a rush to leave the room. They were very kind and explained things in a way I could understand.
Dr Courcalous is extremely informative, knowledgable, and genuinely cares about your personal health overall. She wanted to make sure that she addressed any questions or concerns that I may or may not have had. I feel extremely confident in placing my health and life in her hands during any surgical procedure.
great as always
They're all polite, answered my questions and no waiting time.
Dr. Corcoulus is wonderful. Very personable and spends time explaining everything. I feel very confident in her as my surgeon.
The staff and doctors made us very comfortable and were very knowledgeable!
I was referred to the Dr. by my PCP . I did like her & found her to be interested in my issues I am having.
The staff and physician were very friendly and knowledgeable. I felt that all my questions were answered and feel very confident in their ability to provide the best care possible.
Listened to my questions and there was a lot and they answered them and was very concerned to answer so I could understand them. They were very GOOD!!
I am very pleased with Dr. Courcoulas. She is very efficient and thorough. She explained my upcoming procedure with great detail and answered all of my questions. I feel very confident that I made the right decision in choosing her as my surgeon.
When I spoke to the Dr. she reassured me and made me feel better about my up coming surgery. Her staff was great.
Animal Courcoulas is an amazing Doctor, I would recommend her to everyone that I can in what she specifically specializes in, she makes sure that I completely understand everything. Amy haller her PA is also equally amazing, with many details and assist in every way possible. The staff as well, always very kind and respectful to the patients. I have been to this office many times I've the last 3 years and wouldn't change that ever.
awesome and very professional
Dr. Courcoulas and her staff are very kind, knowledgable, and helpful. I have already highly recommended her to a few UPMC staff members and friends who are interested in this procedure! I am very excited to be working with her, I trust that she will do a great job in taking care of my issues and concerns.
the only problem i had was Dr. courcoulas did not examine me somone else did all the work
DR. Courcoulas and her staff is a great asset to the hospital. I believe that she is one of the best doctors around and have trusted her with my life.
THIS WAS MY INITIAL VISIT AND I WAS VERY PLEASED WITH THE EXPERIENCE. THIS DOCTOR AND HER STAFF WERE EXCELLENT.
Very caring and easy to talk too, seems genuinely interested in my concerns and really eased any fears and worries I might have had.
Excellent care and concern for my needs.
the care was great during this visit
I have the utmost confidence and respect for this provider and staff. I had suregery 6 years ago and has THE BEST care and results a patient could ask. Then I have had 2 medical emergencies that have been handled in an urgent manner. I recommend this DR and staff and UPMC to all my family, friends, neighbors and anyone who asks my opinion on this provider.
Both Dr Courcalas and the PA were tremendous - they listened and offered options. They work well as a team - I felt confident about our plan when I left
Dr Courcoulas is a very compassionate, caring, knowledgeable provider. Her patient's care and well being are her main concern, and UPMC is very fortunate to have her as a doctor. Her expertise is outstanding, and my husband and I have the highest regard, and trust for her and her staff. She is a wonderful Director.
I have no complaints at this time
Everything was great at the exam I was their for my first visit with the Dr. for possible gastric sleeve or by pass. Everyone was very knowledgeable, friendly and knew what they were talking about. They answered all my questions
The office staff was courteous and professional, and the doctor took the time to listen to my concerns, answer my questions, and thoroughly explain the process and procedures necessary to complete the procedure. Extremely please with her ability to empathize with my concerns, and her knowledge and competence to address my medical condition.
Everything was good
The staff are awesome and they go above and beyond! Great care, can't say enough!
I feel that everyone in Dr. Courcoulas' office is very nice and professional.
I went to this provider for a consult and was very pleased that she took the time and made sure that I understood and allowed me to ask questions. Very please overall.
It was a very good experience. All interactions were excellent.
Dr. Courcoulas performed a very thorough exam of my inguinal hernia and provided me with easily understood options when the time comes to repair it. She gave me much needed peace of mind on how I'm to manage this condition going forward. My wife and I were very impressed by her knowledge, thoroughness and bedside manner with me.
Always a good experience
Dr. C is the best ever and I beleive that she and her staff has a goal to provided everyone with the best health care anywhere
every person at her office is very professional, they treat you with the utmost respect.I would strongly recommend her to anyone who needs her service. I thank God I found her, she changed my life.
she is caring and compassionate and really cares about you as the patient and your concerns I would highly recommend her
Very professional, experienced, listened to my concerns, gave opinion in a manner that was professional, made me feel completely comfortable and confident in her ability and in my ability to decide on a procedure based on her experience.
She was very friendly and understanding. She put any anxiety I had at ease. She made me feel very comfortable.
Have been around a good while and have seen good and poor organizations - this practice is on the spot - extremely professional from the front desk to the exam room to its technicians. Best I have seen. Every person goes above and beyond to make sure you have what you need and gets you to understand why you need it. Great practice! True team atmosphere.
she was wonderful i felt very comfortable with her.
They all were very nice and courteous..
The nurse and PA were very friendly. I felt the dr. didn't think i should have been seeking surgical options but was friendly to explain things briefly.
Dr. Courcoulas listened to me and never seems rushed. She made me feel like I was her only patient
everyone was very nice and helpful
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