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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: 53
very good experience
She is the most caring and compassionate provider in this field. She takes time to address any issues, and is always pleasant and interested in whatever needs need addressed, if any.
Dr Courcoulas is a very caring and thorough physician. She takes time and addresses any and all issues or concerns that one may have. She never rushes through the checkups, and always makes sure that I am doing well and getting any info or testing I may need. She is absolutely the best, and I have referred many of my friends to her. There is no one more qualified in this field. Kind, compassionate, and extremely knowledgeable, and I recommend her to anyone. They will be in the best of hands.
Saw her for a second opinion regarding surgical management of a sick gall bladder. She was thorough, spent a lot of time with me. Her PA was excellent as well.
Dr. Anita Courcoulas is the very best surgeon and you are very fortunate to have her on your staff. she performed a high risky major surgery on me that another hospital would not attempt. although the recovery has been long and hard I now feel I've turned the corner and I'm feeling a lot better.
All appointments were prompt and respectful.
Dr.Courulas is the best surgeon that I've met so far and heard very good reports about her shes an excellent Dr.
very satisfied with my visit. everyone very pleasant and friendly. greatly appreciated!
we were very happy with the amount of information we received from the PA and Dr. We didn't feel rushed and all our questions were answered.
The doctor listened to my problems that I was having and ordered additional testing to try to eliminate what was happening.
everything was good
Everyone was very nice and knowledgeable
Grateful to the medical team for fitting me into their schedule during my time of need.
it was a good experience
dr courcoulas took a lot of time to explain the surgery, recovery time and what to expect. I feel that this visit went very well.
I love Dr.Courcoulas ,she knows her stuff .She also has a very knowledgeable staff. I always are made to feel everyone knows what is going on with you.
First meeting- Very articulate, confident, responsive and informative. Dr. Courcoulas provided a renewed hope for me and a plan of action to accomplish my medical needs in a very positive logical way.
this was the first time we were there. my doctor was friendly and helpful. we will need to make a few more trips from Latrobe, pa.
my care provider was very rude and advise me to get something extreme done when it wasn't called for she was very rude and disrespectful and I will not be returning to see her or that department
The doctor I saw today was most informative and took the time to help me understand my options. This helps me in my decision making regarding the procedure. She is one of the best physicians I have seen at UPMC.
Dr. courcoulas and Vickie were outstanding.The Male nurse or PA who checked us in and did vitals was cold and a little rude and unfriendly, very surprising
everyone was very nice and respectfull. plus treated me very well. answered all questions.
It was good to ask some questions and get input from the doctor.
My Dr is always attentive and professional to my health needs, I feel very comfortable discussing my health concerns.
Excellent care. Wonderful communication.
Dr Courcoulas is very thorough in her care. She is always ready to answer as many questions and address any concerns that you have. She is the most qualified Dr in this field. My wife and I both see her, and we are more than grateful for her care and vigilance in keeping us healthy and on track.
Dr Courcoulas is always very interested in my health and well being. She takes her time with you during your appointment, addresses all of my questions or concerns, and finds solutions to whatever it is, and makes sure that my health care is monitored on a regular basis. Excellent Dr. whose patients are her first priority always.
Dr. Courcoulas is wonderful.
I have nothing but high regard for Dr. Courcoulis. I came into the emergency room 6 months ago with a burst bowel and she and her team worked on me and saved me. She and her staff have always been kind, respectful, helpful and professional to me.
The care provider was very nice and had good communication. The PA was extremely incredible! She was very friendly and outgoing. She made you feel comfortable. However, after arriving a half hour early to my appointment, I did not see the doctor until 2 hours after my actual appointment time. The wait time was not pleasant and a little aggravating, especially when the doctor saw you for 10 minutes.
everyone was nice, and respectful. All my questions were answered, and I have confidence in my Dr.
Had all positive experiences with everyone I was in contact with that day.
very informative first visit.
The doctor and staff very informational. They listened and addressed any questions and concerns.
Good experience from I walked through the door until I left. Thank you!
I was asked to arrive 15 minutes prior to my 4 PM appointment and I did arrive at 3:45 PM. I was not seen by the physician assistant until 5 PM. I had to go out and ask what was going on at 4:45 PM. This wait time is unacceptable.
Absolutely love her. she listens and makes sure you understand what is going on and answers any questions you have.
she was effective to my healthcare concerns
first time with this provider. The entire care team was excellent and attentive.
I just had to wait a long time to see this provider. my appointment was 10:40 AM and I didn't see the dr until 12:05 PM. I saw the Physicians Assistant first then waited over and hour for the doctor.
Dr. Courcoulas is a very caring and understanding surgeon. She will be performing a surgery for me next week and after my visit, and I am 100% confident that everything will go well.
I seen Jordonna and she always makes me feel good about the care that I receive. Jordonna is a great listener and she does not rush you during the appointment. when I leave I am very confident in what I have to do to better take care of myself.
Love Dr. C. - she was very professional and took the time to address all of my concerns. Wish every doctor was like her.
I had to have emergency surgery on 11-24-17 for a burst bowel and I was lucky to have this provider.
Dr. Courcoulas and her PA Amy were amazing. Answered all my questions and got me scheduled for surgery quickly.
good to me love her best worker have on diet and exercise
There seems to be no concern about the length of wait a patient may be experiencing.
she listened to my concern and helped to answer all my questions and to ease my concern, I was glad I took the time to make the appointment with the Dr. her information that she gave me helped me to make a decision about surgery.
I left feeling like I finallly found help that I need.
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