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MD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Pittsburgh, PA, USA
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Pittsburgh, PA
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: 91
Dr. Shaver is always professional and personal. He always provides us with exceptional care and listens to what we have to say. He talks to our son like they are old buddies. We love Dr. Shaver and would never go anywhere else for our son's care!
Love Dr Shaver and the staff
first time we have met him...when dr Levine retires he may be the provider we choose. very attentive and thorough. great bedside manner.
It is always a joy working with Dr James Shaver
This is the second time my son has seen this doctor and feels very comfortable with him. As my son reaches adolescence, we may request him as our primary care pediatrician for my son.
He's an excellent pediatrician
Excellent doctor! He was easy to talk with and gave good information about the progression of my sons health and feeding schedule.
Excellent consideration for newborn and new parents!
We love Dr. Shaver! He takes the time to listen to both me and my child. He listens and really puts everyone at ease. I love that he speaks to my children often times they are talked over I like that he asks them and gets them into the conversation. After all we are there about them and not what I think.
Dr. Shaver was very attentive and caring towards our newborn. He also took the time to ask about my pregnancy, breastfeeding and took the time to get to know my husband and I. Very impressed with his level of care.
We love Dr. Shaver!
I love the fact that they let me know my child growth every visit.
We really like Dr. Shaver. He is approachable and clear. If there are vaccines to be taken though, please let us know at the beginning of the visit.
Dr. Shaver is great with kids! He made my son feel super comfortable, and boosted his confidence as well! His kindness eased my son's fears about the visit.
Wonderful experience, as usual.
CCP GIL providers and staff are amazing
Dr. Shaver is wonderful. My child is very comfortable with him
we always see Dr. Shaver when possible. He is very attentive and my girls love him.
I was disappointed because we waited 1.5 hours in the waiting room.
we love the staff at CCP-GIL. my boys look forward to doctor visits even when they are sick!
All staff who had contact with our daughter during this visit were wonderfully responsive and interactive with her, something that feels attentive given her special needs and that she is non-verbal.
always a good experience
this is a well run office with very professional staff
We love Dr. Shaver. He's an excellent and attentive provider.
The doctor took the time to speak privately to my son about what he can expect in body changes that made my son very comfortable that the doctor was a man instead of our usual female doctor. I appreciated him taking the time and responsibility to have this talk with my son.
The Doctor listened to my concerns and gave me time to think before making a decision.
Good doctor, the staff is very nic
Dr. Shaver is an excellent pediatrician and we are very happy with his care.
we love Dr. Shaver
I recommend Dr. Shaver to anyone who asks. He's great!
Pleasant, clean and timely are just a few great traits of this wonderful office. Friendly and knowledgeable staff are a great asset as well.
I like Dr shaver he takes very good care of my son
love Dr Shavers and the entire staff
my kids look forward to seeing Dr Shaver.
Dr. Shaver is an astute and thoughtful physician who takes time to hear our concerns and answer our questions. We recommend him to everyone we know. The office is also responsive and friendly.
My son loves Dr. Shaver. He feels very comfortable speaking with him. I really like how Dr. Shaver directs age appropriate questions to my son to have him answer questions about his own health
Our family loves Dr. Shaver! He's so attentive and truly cares for his patients. There's no other pediatrician that we would want for our girls!
Dr. Shaver is great. I appreciate that he communicates appropriately with the children.
Dr. Shaver is a fabulous physician all-round! he's thorough, respectful, and empathic. Michelle and the other nurses at CCP are wonderful.
The nurse was extremely nice. Dr. Shaver was caring and friendly.
Dr. Shaver is the best. Could not recommend someone more highly.
we love dr shaver and all of the staff at ccp GIL.
He was very attentive to our concerns and he took his time to answer all our questions.
Dr. Shaver is a great doctor, he is kind and he cares for his patients.
The thouroughess and relateability that Dr. Shaver practices with my son makes me very grateful to have him as our physician.
we love this practice and specifically Dr. Shaver. My 13 yr old son can be anxious about his health and Dr. Shaver listens to him, speaks directly to him and always makes him feel comfortable. he shows he cares and makes a point to ask my son about items from previous visits. We could t ask for a better pediatrician.
We love Dr.Shaver. Very knowledgeable, our kids love him, listens to our concerns/questions. Thank you for your excellent care!
We think Dr. Shaver is great! He always talks to our boys and shows an interest in what is going on with them. He always makes our boys feel comfortable during appointments.
Love ALL of the staff we have never had a bad experience
wonderful as always.
I love this practice our family doctor is EXCELLENT he is very sincere about my children's health and always has a plan intact for every doctor visit I've have been bringing my children to this practice for almost 6 years now and we have no plans on leaving anytime soon this is home
We just love Dr. Shaver, he's the absolute best pediatrician ever!!
Dr. Shaver has been my sons. PCP for the last 10 years and he has been an awesome and very helpful doctor.
dr. shaver is by far one of the best, kindest, and smartest pediatricians I have ever interacted with.
we always choose Dr. shaver whenever he is available because he is such a professional physician and we have always had good experiences with him
Dr Shaver and the entire Murrysville staff is outstanding, friendly, and patient. I tend to be a crazy, always worrying, new mom and they take their time to explain everything. Dr Shaver is a wonderful pediatrician and I highly recommend him to friends, family, and peers.
always very friendly and listens to myself and my child.
About 2 years ago we moved to Mount Lebanon, we switched all of my care providers to people located closer to our new location. Dr Shaver and the staff at GIL were irreplaceable and we continue to travel all the way across the city to have our child seen by them.
I liked that Dr. Shaver asked the patient questions as well as her parents, that he took time to make sure she was comfortable before beginning his exam, and that he also asked about her siblings.
very happy with the care
We were very pleased with the care provided by each provider at the practice and pleased with the health care outcome
I love Dr Shaver. He is the best
As parents, we continue to be impressed by Dr. Shaver. The level of engagement he has with our son is beyond both what we would ever expect and what we have ever experienced with any other provider. I appreciate that he makes our son feel comfortable, asks him questions directly rather than just asking myself or my husband, and seems to remember detailed information about him, despite the fact that we are only at the doctor once a year or so.
Dr Shaver was very nice to my son and took time to ask my son what was bothering him. I was glad he was able to help us with the issue we are having.
i have always had great experience at this practice and are glad we found Dr. Shaver.
Dr. Shaver is incredible. He spends a good amount of time with each patient, knows the child's medical history, and makes patient and parent comfortable.
Dr. Shaver is the best pediatrician around! My kids love him and so do my husband and I. He takes his time with each of our 4 kids and makes sure they get the individual attention they deserve. They talk about him all year long and are always excited to see him! I wish everyone could have such a dedicated pediatrician as we do!
Dr. Shaver is great. Would highly recommend him!
Dr. Shaver did an excellent job addressing my husband and my concerns about our newborn's slow weight gain. He listened carefully to our history and worked with us to come up with a clear plan for breast feeding and formula supplementation prior to the next visit.
Dr. Shaver gives excellent meticulous care
Dr. Shaver and his staff are top notch. I wouldn't take my kids anywhere else!
I appreciate Dr. Shavers calm demeanor and patience. he answered all my questions and concerns and related to my child also.
Dr. Shaver was very engaging and took a lot of time with us despite my child having good health
I've had CCP and Dr. Shaver since the day my daughter was born and she's now 10. I have nothing but 100% confidence in her doctor and the nurses at this practice and always feel comfortable with everything they explain to me. They're so great with my daughter and have always showed care and concern for the both of us. I honestly LOVE this practice.
As is routine in modern medical practice, everyone seemed a bit rushed and not inclined to spend more time than absolutely necessary to conduct our son's exam according to whatever prescribed criteria you follow, but as always, they seemed willing to do whatever necessary above this, if asked to address a specific issue. Could perhaps do a better job describing objective findings, i.e results of physical exam as it is being performed. We are left to assume that a finding is "normal" if the provider does not elaborate during his exam. But there is a wide range of "normal" and the details could be important in the future.
We love Dr. Shaver! He's the best, and we recommend him to all our friends. We feel so lucky to live near Gil Pittsburgh offices!
we love dr shaverbut this visit we waited over 45 minutes!!! then dr saw us for 10 minutes.
I LOVE DR. SHAVER. I RECOMMEND HIM TO ALL MY FRIEND WITH CHILDREN.
Dr Shaver and his group are the BEST
very good I am so happy with them
This physician is the best and I'm so glad we found him over 10 yrs. ago! Hes always been helpful and my son feels very comfortable with him.
I would recommend this practice to any parent. I've always been more than satisfied with their care.
we love Dr. Shaver and his great nurses!
I really like Dr shaver and even though we haven't saw him in a year because,we haven't had too, he checked up on all the concerns I had at her last visit.
everyone is always helpful and friendly at this office...see choose to travel 40 minutes to go here.
Dr Shaver has been our pediatrician since my son was born 5 years ago. I have recommended him to other families and am beyond satisfied with his care. He is knowledgeable and caring and takes great care of my children.
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