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Otolaryngology (ENT)Otolaryngology (Pediatric)
Otolaryngology, Otolaryngology/Facial Plastic Surgery
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic MedicineErie, PA
Union Hospital - UnionUnion, NJ
University of Pittsburgh Medical SchoolPittsburgh, PA
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMCUPMC Children's Surgery Centers
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Total Comments: 51
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.
That was my first visit and I feel comfortable and the team were friendliness
Had no complaints...very friendly
Provider was great.
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.
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!!
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 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.
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 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.
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
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.
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.
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