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Total Comments: 58
absolutely would recommend him. his concern for my health, explanation of things in common terms and bedside manor were excellent
Really glad I saw Dr. Russavage vs other surgeons because I felt like he was more concerned about my overall happiness than pushing for a surgery.
Thank you for the exemplary care that you have given me the past several months.
Dr Russavage, his PA Brenda, and the rest of their staff are second to none. Always kind, caring, and professional. Dr Russavage changed my life for the positive. it is so comforting to have complete confidence in your doctor, his staff, and my nurses during my hospital stay.
First visit to this provider, overall it was a good experience
This was my first consult. The DR. seemed knowledgeable and personable.
Thank you for being knowledgeable, friendly, and patient and encouraging and responding to my questions!
Dr James Russavage is the BEST!! Without his expertise, talent, and degree of caring I wouldn't be here to provide this survey. Dr Russavage & Dr Tarcin are extremely talented as I am their walking "humpy dumpy" which they put back together. Pittsburgh should be proud to have such talent however it is their degree of caring that is exceptional.
Dr.Russavage is amazing
Having had a number of follow-up apps. for my surgery..sometimes the wait time is very bad. This time it was better than average.
received absolutely excellent care could not asked for anything better
Dr. Russavage was extremely kind and concerned about my health and my condition. He clearly explained my options and allowed me time to consider my options.
excellent care, start to finish
Dr. Russavage visit was for a follow up surgery appt. He is an amazing surgeon and would highly recommend him. A very friendly doctor who explains everything in detail and makes you feel very comfortable on top of his talent of being a surgeon. Staff was wonderful too...
He is a very good doctor. would highly recommend him.
All of the staff were exceptionally kind to me and my wife! Even the cleaning lady was nice!
funny guy well respected
Excellent visit, provided all answers to my questions, precise. The entire staff was GREAT!
Dr. Russavage is great! He is very affable, intelligent, and informative. Best of all, he addresses you person and not just a name on chart.
I recorded my appointment with dr Russavage, with his consent. I asked clear questions and they never got answered. he was clearly having a rough day (I waited almost 2 hours to be seen), but he wasn't very thorough addressing my concerns.
Dr. Russavage is an amazing provider. He cares for the entire patient and is truly concerned about emotional as well as physical well being. I cannot say enough good things about this provider. I hope that I stay healthy and do not need further surgeries, but I would not hesitate to contact Dr. Russavage if I did.
Dr. Russavage is an awesome dr. he is very caring and makes sure his patients are well taken care of
very good visit
Dr. Russavage and his team are all great. This was my first visit to his office (all of the other times I have seen him were when I was in the hospital and he was doing skin grafts on my legs). Today's visit was to check on the progress of the skin grafts, so it was a quick visit. I did mention to the other doctors working with Dr. Russavage that I also have a diabetic ulcer on my left foot that has not healed, but since they were only looking at the skin grafts they didn't really look at the ulcer.
I would like to say how much I appreciate what a wonderful doctor that Dr. Russavage is. This is the second time that I have had a very bad wound on my left leg. Dr. Russavage was able to get me on the wound vac in order for my leg to heal faster. I just don't know what I would of done without his help. He is the best!
Doc is very easy to talk with and very good at what he does.
he's the best
I am very pleased with Dr. R. He is even more personable than what others had said that recommended him.
I am so very happy with my DR and his staff. They listened and were so nice!
It was a very good and knowledgeable experience.
Dr. Russavage's extensive knowledge and easy going personality helped make me feel comfortable with making decisions about my health care.
Dr. Russavage does very good work and he is careful to be sure that all the bases are covered.
I was very nervous before my appointment. The provider was kind and considerate. His P.A. was also very very helpful!
As in the past, Dr. Russavage and his staff have gone above and beyond to serve my healthcare needs.
Dr. Russavage is the best of the best. In all ways he provided the best care possible in a kind, caring, professional manner. His staff of other Doctors, nurses, and support personel are equally excellent in their total patient care.
The entire staff was super nice and accommodating.
Dr. Rasavage was amazing! He thoroughly explained my condition & treatment options. He was sensitive to my insecurities about my condition (facial tumor) while also putting the risks of surgery into perspective. He aired on the side of caution and spwnt an ample amount of time making sure that I understood my options & was comfortable with my decision. He even brought in other providers to give me a 2nd & 3rd opinion. I appreciated his genuine kindness & concern. Please thank him on my behalf.
Dr. Russavage is an excellent provider and spent a large amount of time explaining my surgery and recovery. He is patient, compassionate, and very understanding. I would recommend him to anyone.
Keep up the good work
The experience was acceptable. I am comfortable with my doctor.
Very professional friendly and knowledgeable very happy with care provided
Dr Russavage was my late husbands surgeon. His surgery was so excellent that I made an apt for myself to be treated by him.
Dr Russavage is patient centric, very interested in wellbeing, focused, and confident.
I had excellent care..Dr.Russavage is an awesome Doctor..
I am pleased with Dr Russavage
Dr. Russavage and his team repaired the damaged tissues and structures caused by my condition. His attitude and concern for the years of pain I had experienced and emotional and physical distress gave me confidence and hope. He is amazing.
My care giver is very caring and I have complete faith in him
Dr. Russavage is one of the most comapssionate physicians I know.
Dr. Russavage performed a difficult surgery on me and gave me excellent follow-up care. He has a great manner and is extremely easy to talk to. He was able to calm my fears and explain why I was having certain symptoms. He's one of my favorite doctors!
Dr Russavage is an amazing doctor. He's kind, caring, and straight forward. I am so happy to have found him.
I have only had positive experiences with Dr. Rassavage, as well the physician assistant and residents associated with him.
Dr. Russavage was open, honest, concerned and considerate. The experience was pleasant, gave me a great deal of confidence in his ability, and my decision to move forward with surgery.
it was my first visit and it was everything I was hoping it would be. great answers to my questions answer at promises about my upcoming procedure. thank you.
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