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Nurse Practitioner, UPMC Allied Health Medical Staff
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BS, Pennsylvania State University University Park, PA BSN, Duquesne University Pittsburgh, PA DNP, CRNP, Robert Morris University Moon Township, 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: 62
We usually see Dr Tate for wellness appts. This was a walk in and we saw Mercedes and Dr Tate also came in for further instruction. Mercedes is wonderful and very helpful with everything. She listens to all we have to say and helps with everything.
We asked to see Mercedes Uhl because she is a female and my child had concerns that she did not want the male physician (who we also really like and respect) to check. She feels very comfortable with Mercedes because she is down to earth, kind, and relatable and also because as a female, and for this visit in particular, my female child was more comfortable seeing her a sensitive matter. Mercedes is an excellent care-provider and we will continue to see her in future visits.
Great visit. Took care of concerns and answered questions.
Mercedes was very nice and took the time to listen to my son and I.
We loved the provider we saw last visit. My son is so scared going to the doctors and she was so wonderful with him. She was patient, talked to him to calm him down, and made him feel comfortable.
She made my daughter feel comfortable and relaxed with her bubbly personality and welcoming attitude. My daughter wants to see her for all future appts!
Mercedes is extremely nice and more than helpful. You can genuinely tell she cares so much for what she does.
She is able to relate to my kid by asking simple questions they can understand.
Aside from the strep throat diagnosis, we had a very good experience. Uhl creates a comfortable, inviting atmosphere for the children. She explains things in a way that the children can really relate to, and puts them at ease. I was very pleased with the experience.
I was very happy with the provider. She spent time with us and did not hurry out the door.
My daughter was treated with respect and our questions were answered promptly. Kindness from all was what we carried with us home.
It was a rough night and my child and I were exhausted from not sleeping, But the receptionist and Doctor were quick and courteous
Both my son and I were very pleased with Mercedes Uhl providing my son's annual well-visit. She was very easy to talk with and seemed very knowledgable.
Mercedes is an excellent medical provider. we have seen her a few times and she is excellent.
Mercedes is very caring and always wants to make sure that my son or daughter is well taken care of and gets all the treatment that is needed. She is excellent.
Dr. Uhl seen all 4 of my children & was absolutely phenomenal with each of them. She spoke to each one of them & took her time with them. She answered all of my questions & listened to my concerns & is currently treating them.
Mercedes is one of my favorites to schedule visits with. She wants to help in every way and not just rush you along.
Mercedes is ALWAYS a great listener and isn't afraid to ask other providers for their advice and to consult on annalways tricky diagnosis for my daughter. she is kind, gentle, compassionate, understanding, and even a great sense of humor
Love the people at this office..
Always happy woh this office and provider.
the provider and the team that tended to my son while we visited the facility was a really huge help! thank you all.
Mercedes was very nice and thorough.
this doctor was very kind and listened to every thing I had to say. she was amazing and i would recommend her to all.
She was awesome.
They are always really nice and understanding here.
I have worked in the medical field for 30 years and this office staff and physicians have never disappointed me, continuous kindness and expertise when it comes to my kids!
the staff was very courteous and polite I have no complaints
everyone was very friendly and helpful
This was a very good visit. I would have any of my children see this provider.
Dr Uhl was the best! Highly recommend her!
Saw the provider 2 or 3 times. Every visit has been great.
Mercedes Uhl is a wonderful nurse practioner. It was a positive appointment and she was very thorough and interacted very well with my daughter. I highly recommend her and would have her treat my child again.
Mercedes Uhl was very thorough and friendly.
she was very thorough and spoke to the child directly, not just to me. She also was good at making her feel more comfortable and not so scared of the visit.
love how they treat the kids like there are their child.
Mercedes Uhl is an excellent care provider. She is caring and concerned. She explains everything and listens to the child and parent. She is wonderful!
provider was very friendly and interacted with my child
Mercedes is an excellent provider and extremely knowledgeable!
Mercedes was very thorough and did a great exam on my son
I love this office! the staff are always friendly and take my child's health and my concerns seriously. My daughter has gone to this office since she was born and when Dr. Ripepi left I thought about switching but there are really great doctors that replaced her! I always recommend this office and I love the walk in hours that are available!!
She was awesome. Very genuine about my concerns. Explains everything carefully and really listens to what I had to say. I love going to this office.
never had bad care with this doctors office
Mercedes was AWESOME! I brought my daughter in because of a persistent cough a few days before we were leaving for vacation and not only were we seen super fast a walk in, but Mercedes was amazing with my daughter! Not one tear, unbelievable. Turned out she had a double ear infection, we got the medicine and she is already feeling better.
very happy with my visit
Dr Uhl is WONDERFUL. My kids love her. She's so sweet and makes the visit completely pleasant.
Mercedes Uhl is very friendly, kind, caring and always seems to remember the specifics of my daughters health issues and takes those into account.
Very personable, patient and compassionate.
Mercedes is wonderful! Thank you so much for all of your help!
Mercedes was amaing and helped to pit my child at ease and made a scary situation so much easier for my daughter and I.
Mercedes was very thorough with my son. just an overall great experience!
I brought my child in for a walk in appt for ear pain and a diagnoses was made promptly and accurately so my child and I could go about our day and in no pain.
Want to express gratitude to Mercedes and Melissa(nurse) with their concern with a separate family issue when we were there for my son's appointment. Melissa followed up promptly by phone with additional information to help us resolve our situation. Thank you for your genuine kindness and compassion when it was greatly needed!
this was our first visit to the office and I couldn't have asked for a better visit! WONDERFUL staff!!
Our provider was excellent- professional, knowledgeable and truly caring.
Both of my teenage daughters were in the room an very chatty. The entire staff navigated them well.
Very calm, caring, thorough
this pediatric office always goes above and beyond for their patients. every single doctor and PA or crnp that we have ever encountered has been nothing but professional and courteous towards us and have always treated my child with respect. every provider in this group has always made my daughter and I feel secure with entrusting them with her care. they always go out of their way for their patients. the entire staff is very genuine, caring, but most of all compassionate. they all deserve to be recognized for the excellent care they give!
Staff was very kind and made my daughter feel comfortable.
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UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
One Children’s Hospital Way
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
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