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BA, Gordon College Wenham, MA BSN, Robert Morris University Moon Township, PA DNP, CRNP, Robert Morris University Moon Township, PA MSN, Robert Morris University Moon Township, PA MSW, Widener University Chester, PA
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
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Total Comments: 48
Kristy was amazing and we love the office!
Krsitin was great, very thorough
Kristin is fantastic. She is extremely knowledgeable and thorough. I also appreciate how compassionate and sensitive she is when dealing with my children. My oldest is very sensitive, and often gets embarrassed when talking about his speech issues, but Kristin picked up on this right away and the approach she took with him made him feel comfortable and not embarrassed--this sounds like a small thing, but I will be requesting her for my oldest son because of this!
love the staff!!!
This provider is excellent. I would not dream of taking my child anywhere else.
did a great job explaining to my child what would happen next. involved him in the visit an appropriate amount for age and condition. very happy with care!
I love all of the providers at HealthQuest Pediatrics. Kristin is wonderful with both my kids, very compassionate and really knows her stuff. I encourage all of my friends with children to go to this office!
Kristen is not our usual PCP. However, we are lucky enough to have her multiple times. She always gives it to me straight and talks to me with respect. She clearly cares and I appreciate that!
provider was great. just wish that if an infany or 3 will be pushed ahead of us, to have the decency to ley us know. every time babies come in after us (o e this time was just an overreactive parent), we are pushed aside. we get it if an emergency, but this has happened for the past 5 visits. little frustrating to keep happening, because we are patient people.
We have had Kristin on several visits and she is wonderful. I feel like she cares about getting to know my children and it's nice to have consistency in their care.
I have to argue with the provider to get the right care for my child. not impressed at all with this office. I am more than likely going to a new provider.
Kristy always remembers our family. She answers all of our questions.
This practice as well as this provider always offers us amazing, personalized care. They are patient, very knowledgeable and consistent with their care, and always devote extra time and attention to me and my children. I have never been dissatisfied with the care we received.
We always get the best care at Health Quest Pediatrics Harmar, formerly Gibsonia. All the staff are amazing. We drive from the West End to use this Office because we live them that much!
we love this office! they are so helpful and nice
We have seen Kristen before. She is always great! I trust her and she is very caring with my children.
Always nice to both my children and are very interactive with my girls
This provider is exceptional. From the front desk to all the staffing. I have recommended them to a coworker with her new child.
The doctor is very knowledgeable and has a good communication skill.
we waited over 1 1/2 hours to see the physician. the nurse was supposed to bring in a popsicle and never did. we really felt forgotten. when someone finally came in the apologized and said we had a lot of babies today.
Kristin was wonderful
We were seen and treated promptly. Kristin was patient with my child's fears and her being somewhat uncooperative. She answered all of my questions and showed interest in my child. In all, we got the excellent care she needed right away.
People at the office, including reception staff, were very attentive and helpful.
I love the staff in this office. they are amazing! the extended hours, weekends and walk ins make this place 1000000x better. I don't think I'll ever change doctors.
she helped me see if I was nursing correctly which was very helpful
We have met with nurse practitioner Kristin several times since my son's birth, and she is always professional, friendly, supportive, and empathetic. Kristin is extremely knowledgable and among the best in her field. Most importantly, it is evident that she cares for her patients and demonstrates genuine concern for them.
We stopped in as a walk-in visit for skin issues. Kristin Barbato is always friendly, respectful and caring. My daughter met with her first privately and then I came in and was included in what was discussed.
I brought 2 of my kids in for a walk-in visits. My son was there for a well visit/sports physical. Kristin Barbato talked to my son respectfully, was able to joke with him and laugh when he cracked jokes and calm his nerves about a possible shot.
she was absolutely wonderful with the delicate topics we were discussing.
I feel so confident with the diagnosis I receive.
Kristy is so amazing and helpful, we love coming to see her as she always spends time answering all of our questions and you can tell she really cares.
excellent provider; always friendly and thorough.
Kristy was awesome, and really helped with any questions or concerns we had.
Wonderful care in a great environment.
Kristen was very helpful and listened to all of our concerns and questions, even over the sound of loud children. She was great at making our child feel comfortable too.
Kristin is a wonderful PA. She takes time to carefully look over my child's history before making any decisions. She answers all of my questions in a patient and effective way. My sons both took right to her during their visits.
I appreciated that the decisions made reflected what was best for my child and the entire family. Care was taken to explain the details of the exam to my child so she would cooperate and not be fearful.
wonderful! always caring and compassionate
Kristen is always wonderful and I'm happy to see that she's the PA working when my kids are sick!
she was patient.
really liked our visit, except please remember that every person and child has a different level of pain tolerance. I didn't care for you minimizing his reaction to having wax dig out of his ear- regardless of whether the ear was infected or not. everyone feels things differently and especially a child who hasn't felt or slept well for days.
We Truly are blessed having Healthquest Peds. be our children's Healthcare providers. The Doctors and Nurses along with office staff are professional and friendly as well.
Kristin is incredibly warm and great with kids. She communicates with both child and parent and welcomes any and all questions. Always happy when she's the provider who walks into the exam room!
It was a busy morning for walk-in patients (which we were), and Kristin apologized for the wait. She was efficient and professional with my son.
CRNP Kristin was fantastic. She is very knowledgeable and is able to communicate and explain effectively. Her concern for her patients is apparent and she is happu to spend as much time as needed with a patient without feeling rushed.
I feel the provider Kristen we had for my daughter's 12 year old checkup was fantastic. Not only was she a true professional, but warm and kind as well.
They were great, knew it would be busy because of physicals at this time of year, had more staff on. Very good visit!!! She spent so much time with us and answered every question we had, did not feel rushed at all. Great Pediatrician!!!
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