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Physician Assistant, UPMC Allied Health Medical Staff
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Explains in a Way You Understand
PA PA-C, Duquesne University Pittsburgh, PA
John Weidinger, PA-C, graduated with a Masters of Physician Assistant from Duquesne University in 1999. He was employed in a private primary care pediatric practice for six years prior to joining the staff at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC’s Weight Management and Wellness Center in 2005. He is a fellow member of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
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: 60
he was awesome, he took the time to answer my question and explain to my daughter everything.
Dr. Weidinger is very knowledgeable about the patient and health history. He is relatable and very easy for the child and parents to talk to. I would recommend him to anyone who needed his services.
DR.JOHN WEIDINGER IS THE BEST
Dr. Weidinger was attentive and very personable. He had already reviewed my son's records and was up to speed .
My son and I appreciate John Weidinger and his help and expertise. He is very nice and works with my son wonderfully!
John always does an excellent job regarding our son's care.
we are new to this provider and place. we can't express enough of what a great place and experience we had. everyone is so nice and very helpful.
We love John Weisinger! Always listens and professional!
Dr Weidinger always takes the time to explain everything to us and the reasonings behind. Very friendly and I NEVER feel rushed in or out of the room. Always a pleasant experience for myself and my son.
John is great. very relatable to my son.
This appointment was so beneficial to my child. The providers she met were so kind and thorough, and they made solving her problem realistic and doable.
it is always a pleasure to visit this office and all staff members are extremely kind and supportive.
We are very pleased.
John is amazing! There was a misunderstanding in appointment times, but he still gave us a great deal of time and did not make us feel rushed. He is a wealth of information and quite perceptive, too!
the best Dr and staff
John is great! My son was diagnosed with T1D two years ago and is now 15. He has not been as diligent in checking his blood sugar as he needs to be, and John is great at being kind, but firm, to let my son know how important it is to check is blood sugar regularly. John answered my MANY questions and is extremely knowledgeable.
Dr. W. was respectful of our decision to use natural therapies.
The doctor was wonderful!! Never once did we feel rushed or that we werent important. He listened to us and took time with us and followed up with a phone call of daughters results.
Dr. W was very kind and patient. He interacted well with my daughter.
This was the first time we have seen John. we always have an awesome experience at children's hospital. Everyone is amazing.
John is ALWAYS amazing when we visit explaining everything as it should happen or might happen and following up with us after the appt. My son is always excited when he goes to see him because he knows that everything will be explained as he is being examined and the testing afterwards.
Dr John Weidinger is a true professional. He never rushes us. Answers every question to our understanding. We think we and you are very luck to have him as a Dr. He is a true asset. He has made such a positive impact in our life. I cant write enough good things about him. He makes our child understand the complexity of diabetes with out overwhelming him. GREAT MAN!
this was our first timewith this provider and it was very positive
I love how honest Dr. was with my child
Dr.John A Weidinger is Great Love him also nice understanding make you feel at home he is the Best staff is great also
John Weidinger is a GREAT provider! Would highly recommend!
As a whole Children's Hospital is the best possible place to be
They were very good to us. We make this trip every three months. It is a 3 hour trip. They are very courteous to us. We appreciate everything they do for us.
Everyone we saw during the visit was very nice, friendly and helpful. We really appreciated it.
John Weidinger is excellent. He takes the time to explain things to my daughter and truly listen. He also goes above and beyond. Our family medical history is unusual. He has worked to understand it and how that may or may not relate to the diabetes diagnosis.
The doctor and nutritionist were great in providing everything my son and I needed to move forward in making him healthier and having a better lifestyle.
Excellent staff! So pleasant...thorough and accomodating...we were late even though we left 2 hours early from less than hour away...we were seen with little wait and no rude comments or judgements. The only negative thing I MAY be able to say is I don't recall washing of hands upon entering room of staff. It's so nice to go where staff are pleasant!
the doctor was very friendly and was able to put my child at ease
John has been wonderful. This was our second visit w/ John and he took time to explain everything and has had an immediate plan for our concerns.
Another good visit with John Weidinger! Gave us information on new diabetes care that we will discuss at our next appointment in April, 2017
we had a great experience. the doctors were very thorough, informative and patient.
Excellent provider and team
john is attentive and thorough
GREAT CHILDRENS HOSPITAL #1
dr. weidenger was very thourough in explaining all developments my son has, what our next step will be and giving me suggestions/instructions on how to best care for my son. definitely a very wonderful doctor whom I will highly recommend to my family and friends. he is ver enthusiastic though we are probably one of his last patients that day, he talked nicely to my son and showed interest on all my son has to say. he made my child feel a third party in the conversation but someone just as important as mommy.
we arrived at 12...like we were told and not seem until about 1 and then waiting in room for until about 1:45. Dr can't in and we discussed everything and out by 2.
John was excellent - he listened - seemed concerned and implemented additional testing to try to obtain a diagnosis for my son.
we always have a wonderful visit when we come for these checkups. Always friendly staff and the provider is excellent!
Every one that we saw or talked to during the appointment was very professional, polite, and helpful.
Our provider has a good rapport with our son and gives us the necessary time.
John is an excellent provider. He goes above and beyond when it has comes to understanding the medical history of my daughter, her brother and me, all with a long history of diabetes. Additionally, his interaction with both of my kids has been respectful and informative for both of them. He never lectures. He listens and communicates with understanding and respect both to me and to my kids.
John is wonderful, kind, he cares for his patients. There should be more doctors that practice the way John PA-C practices things in health care would be much better!
we love this Hospital wouldn't go any where else Dr r great
Very friendly and addressed my concerns
Dr. Weidinger is excellent! My teenage son really likes Dr. Weidinger, he really knows how to relate to teenagers.
I think John does a fantastic job talking to my son about his health issues.. He explains the importance of good habits to keep him healthy.
Provider is fine. Nice person, very competent and caring.
Was very pleased with his visit
love Dr John - he is always very informative and explains everything thoroughly to myself and my child. the medical assistant that day was also great!
This was our first time to this office for our child and we were extremely impressed with the kindness and knowledge of everyone.
We had an excellent experience stating with Beth who took us to our room and Ellen who spent so much time giving us nutritional information and Dr. John was excellent as usual. Thanks for making my child's problem not a problem.
Now that we have been coming to clinic for a while, I have figured out how the process works and it has helped make our appointments go smoothly. Thank you to the staff that took time to help explain all this!
I always have a positive visit
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4401 Penn Ave.
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