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BS, Saint Francis University Loretto, PA MS, Saint Francis University Loretto, PA
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
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: 77
they are always friendly and helpful
I always love seeing Kate for my child's routine check up exams because she is so pleasant and takes her time answering questions and talking about her development. I would highly recommend her to and parent looking for a pediatrician.
We ALWAYS have a good experience when we have appointments here! Katie is the best!
Katie always take the time to talk to my daughter and I really appreciate that.
Doctor Kate was remarkable! she always is very good with my 2 kids but yesterday, she was outstanding. she listened, she talked, she provided care.
We always have a good experience at CCP-Blairsville. We love Katelin!
love this office, can get in and out in a timely manner, girls are so helpfully
Katelin spent a lot of time with us and was very friendly. She listened to what we had to say and included our thoughts and opinions into her treatment plan for our son.
We love Katelin! She is always so friendly and happy! We would see her every time we come in. My girls love her!
Katie Heckathorn is an AMAZING doctor. She is always respectful and takes everything I have to say in consideration. We plan treatment together and I love that I always have a say in my children's care.
We LOVE, LOVE, LOVE Katelin as my granddaughters provider. My granddaughters is ALWAYS so happy to see Katelin come in. We wouldn't really miss Katelin if she wasn't in this office. Katelin is an ASSET to this office.
We love Katie. She is one of the best providers we have ever seen.
Katie is always knowledgeable of our family, it's nice to go somewhere, where you're not just another patient, the whole staff is amazing, and they make the visit much easier on me, cause they remember previous visit and everything that has happened just as if it were yesterday that we were there, couldn't ask for a better place to take our children I drive an hour to see them and pass four other offices on my way to there. They're worth the drive. my kids love all of them there.
Katie is our favorite! She's phenomenal at her job, and making my child comfortable. She remembers so much year to year and it's a joy to see her and "catch up!"
excellent care !
Katelyn always listens and I feel like I am respected and understood. She is great with the kids and they feel comfortable with her.
We love Katie. She has been seeing my children since they were small. She is always caring and considerate and she listens to our concerns and questions.
Katie listened to my concerns about my son's reaction to a spider bite and that he frequently gets cellulitis. I also informed katie thst I kept him home from school the previous day due to a sore throat and low grade fever. Katie reviewed that the prescription she was providing my son with also covers strep throat. when i inquired about getting a prescription for zyrtec due to financial issues she prescribed the zyrtec. she examined my son and was very gentle and reviewed with my son what she was going to do ahead of time.
Katie is always tip notch! We can't think of anything negative to say about her.
Always excellent care there. Katelin is our favorite to see, she is always attentive & efficient in her practice.
Everyone at this office always treats us with respect and always cares the best possible way of my children's needs. I really like the walk in appointments which are quick and are great for after school appointments. I appreciate all the care my kids get from the Children's Community Pediatrics. Thank you for being the best.
we absolutely love Blairsville Pediatrics and recommend them to everyone
The care is always top notch! The staff is awesome!
absolutely love katie and blairsville pediatrics
Katie has always provided me with fantastic, professional care when it comes to all 4 of my children. She has never misdiagnosed, always listens and asks very thorough questions to be sure she is capturing everything. I always hope to see her when I come in during walk in hours.
Great experience! The doctor discussed my son with his regular pediatrician, Dr. Shuhart. It was like getting two good opinions!
Katie is amazing
I really appreciated the time that was taken to answer all my questions about my daughter.
Katie is always very cheerful and caring! I appreciate that greatly!
Katie is always courteous and knows my children well. She always listens to my concerns, I trust her judgement
Katie is the best!
we love her, she is excellent with my kids!
We waited a little longer this time for the visit because I requested that we see Kaitlyn. She is the most attentive and understanding of your doctors (in my opinion). I always request her or Dr. Shuhart. I always have all my questions answered and she takes the time to help my son feel better. She always fully checks and diagnoses him.
Katie is AMAZING. One of the best doctor's we've ever had for the care of our children.
love the staff at blairsville, always get u in, answers questions, so nice, always greeted with a smile
I can't say enough good things about Katie. Katie is an outstanding medical professional with an extensive knowledge base. My son LOVES going to the doctor to see her because he knows "Miss Katie will make him feel better" - and as a result, his current aspiration is to be a pediatrician when he grows up. Katie always takes time to listen to my concerns and questions. It is clear that she is very passionate about her profession. She always sets my mind at ease when discussing whatever game plan necessary for improving my child's health. I am very grateful to have her and Dr. Shuhart looking over my children's health.
my kids love seeing Katie. She makes them feel comfortable and I like that she talks directly to the kids as opposed to asking everything to me as a parent. she's also thorough in her exams and takes time with each patient.
love the staff
Always a great experience at Children's Pediatric.
We love Katie.
she is excellent with my child, he loves seeing her.
we never had a bad experience.
Katelin is always helpful, listens carefully, takes my questions/concerns seriously and remembers my daughters history. I wouldn't go anywhere else. I have recommended her office to new parents in the past, and they have been very pleased as well.
we love Katie!
We love Katie, she's an awesome doctor.
Dr. Katie has a great rapport with my children. She is very helpful and always has my children's best interest in mind when seeing them.
Katie is always awesome. I prefer her or Dr Shuhart to see my children when we are there. They both have gained my trust iver the last several years !!
always a pleasant experience any time I bring my children into Children's community Pediatrics. everyone is friendly, and they really listen to you. the office is always running close on time too, which is fantastic!
We love going to see Katelin!
we love it here. everyone is always nice to us. the staff is amazing people. that's hard to find now a days.
my son ended up vomiting all over me, himself, the floor, and the table. naturally I was embarrassed but they did an excellent job cleaning us up and accommodating our needs. I couldn't have asked for a better nurse and doctor.
Everyone is exceptional at this office . My children love Kaitlin and team .
As always, this pediatrician's office is the BEST! We have been going here for over ten years and would never even consider going elsewhere.
So love this provider. Every down to earth they make you feel like your part of the family.
Kate is the best. we will never go anywhere else as long as she is with the office
Dr. Kaitlin is the best! my kids look forward to seeing her during their visits. she always takes the time to listen to everything we have to say. she takes the time to know my kids and what works best for them.
Dr. Katie always takes time to talk to my daughter during her visits. My daughter is often nervous at appointments, but Katie is able to put her nerves at ease and make her feel more comfortable. She received shots at this visit and Katie was able to comfort her before the nurse administered them and to reassure her that she the pain would not be that bad. I could see my daughter's expression relax as Katie was talking to her.
all was good
I have always received excellent carefrom the staff for my children at CCP at Blairsville
awesome provider. we would recommend her to anyone.
Excellent staff! Would never go anywhere else!
All the doctors at CCP Mt. View are incredible! They are attentive and caring, and they always take excellent care of my children! I recommend them to all parents.
Katie is a phenomenal health care provider. I couldn't ask for someone better to help my child.
always very thorough and listens to me and my child
Dr. Katie is always warm and helpful in addition to being exceptionally knowledgeablr when it comes to the concerns I present with my boys' health.
my daughter requests Katie she loves her!!
we love the staff, they are always extremely pleasant and talk on a level that is easily understood.
Dr Shuhart and his PA and staff are extremely wonderful. They all would bend over backwards to make your experience the best they can. The entire staff honestly care about each and every child's well being and health. I am so glad I take my children here and would recommend them to anyone looking for a pediatrician.
They make you feel like your a part of a family.
We love the PA Katy and Dr Shuhart at the Blairsville office. They are the nicest, most compassionate and knowledgeable providers we know!
this is the most incredible office! doctors, staff, nurses absolutely everyone in this office by far exceeds my expectations. they treat me and my family with the utmost respect and I truly feel my child is in the absolute best possible treatment with them. I'm so thankful for this office and all they have done for my family! vas I continue to have children they will all attend this office and I'm so grateful to get the care we recieve!! truly the best pediatricians office!! thank you for all you do!!!!
We have seen Katie for a while now and are always very happy with our care. She is excellent.
my girls have been going to this office since they were infants. They are very good to my girls and I would never take them anywhere else. Everyone in that office is fantastic!
always a great experience when visiting this office
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