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Otolaryngology (ENT)Otolaryngology (Pediatric)
OtolaryngologyOtolaryngology/Facial Plastic Surgery
DO, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine Erie, PA
Union Hospital - Union Union, NJ
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Pittsburgh, PA
UPMC Children's Surgery Centers
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Total Comments: 102
Love Dr. Kitsko, and his staff. They are professional, yet caring and kind.
Dr. Kitsko was wonderful with my son!!
The doctor was very efficient, explained everything to us about my child's health concern & the steps of what we would do next. Great visit & im very glad he will be the one doing my child's surgery.
All of the staff was very personable and professional.
just as we expect from great children hospital doctors and specialists!!
Our family trusts Dr. Kitsko. He always takes the time to answer our questions, and we feel he is patient, understanding, and compassionate. He explains things in a way that we understand, but also so our child understands. He is a wonderful doctor and we recommend him to others. This appointment was short, to the point, and right on time.
we love childens hospital and the staff are all wonderful .
this was our first visit and we totally loved him!!
Dr Kitsko was very attentive, and fit us in even when busy!
WE LOVE DR KITSKO!
Had no issues with the Dr that was completing the follow up with my son after his surgery.
The ENT Dr. was great. He did what he had to do, informed me on the procedure, we scheduled and was on our way. He was short, sweet, and to the point. I thank him for that.
Dr. Kitsko is always patient and takes the time to listen attentively and answer all of my questions and concerns. He is a wonderful doctor.
EXCELLENT DR AND STAFF,HORRIBLE WAIT TIME
The staff, particularly Bonnie the nurse, Jen the PA and Dr Kitsko were all wonderful. They all truly seem to love what they do and care for the kids. I have no complaints what so ever.
Pleased with service.
Always excellent. I would notoo be able to hear without Dr. Kitsko.
Love Dr. Kitsko! Personable, kind and compassionate
wonderful bedside manner, very thorough
I felt the appointment was rushed.
We have been with Dr. Kitsko for 7 years. We trust him and respect what he has to say. He has always answered questions and been able to see us on short notice.
would recommend dr Kitsko to anyone he is wonderful
The doctor was so informative and explained everything so well.
our provider was fantastic. my husband and I missed our first apt and showed up the day we thought it was the individuals were kind and worked very hard to get us seen that day.
We always have full confidence in Dr. Kitsko and how he helps our daughter. He makes us feel at ease with all decisions made (from getting tubes a while back to the care they have required since). He is always friendly and makes us feel relaxed about the care he is providing, and we feel that we couldn't have found a better doctor to care for her ear issues!
dr kitsack was extremely knowledgable and explained detailed reasons on his feelings
This was our first visit with Dr. Kitsko, who was referred to us through our PCP. Our son who is 9 months has been having chronic ear infections. We have been very concerned about his hearing and ear health. Dr. Kitsko was excellent, he listened to our concerns and showed a great deal of respect. Not like we were over reacting first time parents!!
Dr Kitsko is amazing with my son and makes him feel very comfortable!
Dr. Kitsko and his staff were excellent with my child!
Dr Kitsko and his staff are wonderful! I would highly recommend them to anyone.
I love Dr. Kitsko, this was the only visit I left feeling a little confused. He told us something completely different in the past. Having the info that we received in the last visit would have helped my son. Not sure it it was miscommunication or misunderstanding on my part. We still really like him.
always a good experience
We love Dr Kitsko
Took 3 calls and multiple messages to schedule an appointment. Other than that though, excellent service provided.
The staff was on time and the appointment was on time and ran smoothly. We didn't have to wait around at all. The PA and Dr. were very nice and through. Everything was explained appropriately.
I enjoyed working with dr kitsko he was very nice and genuine about taking care of my children
doctor was great! my child hates having her ears touched and his patience and understanding helped make the day so much easier.
I think very highly of Dr. KITSKO. He provided excellent care and treatment for my other daughter and that is the reason I have chosen him to care for this daughter as well.
Dr. Kitsko has always been professional and caring towards our family and we truly value his options and medical procedures. I'm very glad he comes to the Ohio Valley- even if it's only once a month.
Dr. Kitsko is easy to communicate with and listens to questions...answers accordingly. He's very friendly and great with the kids.
We have always had very good experiences with the team at Children's North. Very happy that we are in their care!
Dr. Kitsko called and personally made this appointment with me because the CHP North did not return my calls (several voicemails). Apparently, there is a number which accepts messages but no one checks. He was very helpful in this situation.
Dr Kitsko was on time and thoroughly listened to my concerns and addressed my daughters pain.
We love the DR. I wish he was a Pediatrician!
Dr Kitsko is great with our son. He spends, what we consider to be, the perfect amount of time with us and looking over our son. When you're trying to contain a 1 1/2 year old timing is crucial. He knew our son's history and appeared to review the file before coming in to meet with us. A relief to know that he knew what he was walking into before he arrived. Answered all our questions, is always pleasant and patient yet complete and concise.
we were very pleased
i like the dr.
We have been very pleased with Dr. Kitsko! we would highly recommend him to anyone.
Dr. Kitsko actually listened to me!! I feel very good about him doing my daughter's ear tube surgery.
Dr. Kitsko is an excellent doctor. I have nothing but good things to say about him. He has always provide excellent care for my son and treated us with respect. Again, excellent doctor. I always recommend him.
Dr. Kitsko has treated all 3 of my children over many years. He is great with the kids and listens to my concerns as a parent. I have the the utmost confidence in his clinical skills. I have recommended him to other many times in the past and will continue to do so moving forward.
We were very lucky to find Dr Kitsco. We have had such a run around with my child's hearing and upmc until we found him. finally someone is helping us. I love him!
Excellent care. Dr talked to my child also despite her profound developmental delays and her inability to respond verbally, which is not something that all physicians do. He appeared to understand how to provide excellent care for a child with special needs.
very child friendly!! was a delightful experience for my son.
Dr. Kitsko has been wonderful in caring for our daughter. He explained everything - from our daughter's ear tube procedure to her issues afterward - with great clarity. We have been very confident about the procedure and after-care because of him. He is always patient and caring with our baby, and the staff is always wonderful. The only thing that I would change was for her follow-up appointment, after her surgery, to be sooner than 6 weeks.
Dr. Kitsko is wonderful. My family has always had a good experience with him and his office associates. My child has had two surgeries with him, and in all of our appointments, he is always prompt, courteous, and reassuring. He explains everything in terms we understand and answers all of our questions. He has a great rapport with our preschooler. We always recommend him to any friends or colleagues who are looking for a pediatric ENT.
this was our first time to see ENT and I was highly impressed I liked how the staff, dr and parents got to work as a team to decide which way to proceed. this Dr was very knowledgable and understanding to our concerns.
He is an amazing Doctor
I feel very confident that my son will be feeling much better soon due to Dr. Kitsko's experience and willingness to explore any and all aspects medically for his well being.
Perfect thank u all
Very friendly and professional
Always very easy dr and staff to talk to and you know they care about your child
He's amazing. Knowledgable and experienced. Excellent surgeon-allowed my daughter to regain full hearing after surgical Intervention!
Dr. Kitsko and his staff are wonderful and did a thorough assessment of my son's hearing levels, offering options that we could explore if my sons feels it's necessary to do so.
care provided by the provider and assistants was excellent
We were new patients on this visit and I was very pleased with our experience.
Dr. Kitsko is amazing, and always has been with my son for years. I have recommended him to friends, and they have used him. I will continue to use him!
Everyone at Childrens are always super nice and friendly and are generally awesome when dealing with children!! Anytime there is an emergency situation or my children are in need of a specialist I go to Childrens!!
Dr Kitzco was very professional and courteous during our appointments. He was very sincere and kind in explaining that a surgery my daughter had a year and half ago didn't work completely and gave us our options.
Dr. Kitsko is the best doctor my son has ever seen. He is very thorough, amazing with kids, friendly, kind, and no nonsense .
This was our first visit with Dr. Kistko. We had previously work soley with Dr. Yellon for over 7 years. My husband and I were nervous to have to start over with a new doctor. We were pleased with our visit.
Dr. Kitsko is, honestly, the best medical professional I have ever had, period, bar none. You can see that I've had a lot even just within the Children's ENT department alone, but he's the best. I absolutely cannot and will not ever be able to thank him properly for how much he's helped me through the years.
Had no complaints...very friendly
That was my first visit and I feel comfortable and the team were friendliness
Provider was great.
Dr. Kitsko is wonderful. Patient and kind. Explains things to children and parents in a non-scary way so the child doesn't get anxious. He provides recommendations and options for care to ensure the parents are well informed.
Very kind, understanding and willing to help. Seemed quite knowledgeable of her medical conditions
Everyone was wonderful in the office for check ups and surgery!
Everyone was ver polite and professional
best experience possible. have made several referrals for friends to this Dr. and this hospital. Dr is very caring and able to be reached when needed. He is concerned for his patients and is awesome with the kids and parents too. could not ask for better!
It was a good experience.
I always find this provider to be prompt with his appointments, and does not appear rushed. I feel if I have questions regarding my child's care he will take time to explain.
as always a very pleasant experience with dr kitsko and staff. I recommend his office to anyone looking for pediatric ENT
Excellent dr. and staff!
Awesome experience, felt very good about it!
Every time that we go to the Children's North facility, we always have a great experience starting at the receptionist's desk all the way to the doctor and exiting the building. Everyone is courteous and pleasant.
We absolutely love Dr. Kitsko. He has taken the time with our son over the last 5 years. He has always looked out for our son's long term best interest and not in just the short term. We know that his hearing will never get better but Dr. Kitsko has always looked out for him. He looks at the trends that have happened over the last five years to make sure we are making informed decisions.
Dr Kitsko is kind, no nonsense and reassuring which is a quality I appreciate in medical professionals for my children. I feel he spoke to me in a way I could relate to and has the best interest of my child in mind at all times. I am completely in agreement with his recommendation for my child to have ear tube surgery but feel he would have been receptive if I had any reservations about this treatment. I would absolutely recommend him to any friends or family that need pediatric ent specialty care.
Dr. Kitsko & his staff are always kind, couteous, & caring. He's performed two surgeries on our son & we could not think any more highly of of professionalism, bedside manner, & concern for our child's best interest. UPMC Children's is a wonderful hospital & we appreciate all the staff has done to make our son's difficult health times less painful.
The doctor was very knowledgable seeming, and very professional.
We have had nothing less that great assistance for the past 2 weeks, since our child was born
My son struggles with anxiety and some panic attacks at the age of 9 and the doctor and staff made this visit great for him. I am very grateful for their kindness.
we usually see Dr. Simon. he was unable to see us because of family emergency. Dr. Kitsko saw my daughter. He answered all my questions. He also put my daughter at ease because she was worried about a scope. he had a wonderful rapport with her! We appreciate it . Also our nurse was fantastic!
Excellent physician, so kind and engaging with my child.
Dr Kitsko is amazing!
Very good experience with the providers.
Dr. Kitsko was exceptional!
Doctor often talked to other people in the room about my daughter's condition instead of talking with me.
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