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MD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Children's Hospital Medical Center Cincinnati, OH
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA USA
UPMC Children's Hospital of PittsburghUPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
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Total Comments: 42
Dr Witchel is fantastic!
doctor has always been great with my child and me.
We love Dr. Witchel. She is very thorough and treats us as if we are members of her own family. She listens and answers all of our questions. We are very thankful for her expertise with all of our girls.
as usually dr. Witchel is very pleasant and exceptional professional and doctor. I'm very happy to have her involved in my sons health and medical services she provide as a doctor .
We absolutely love Dr. Witchel she explains everything to all of us (myself, my husband, and my child) and listens to all of our concerns!
I feel that everyone was respectful of my daughter and I during her appointment. There was an opportunity to ask questions which I appreciate. However I sometimes feel like we are given the generic answers that would be given to anyone with her condition. I would like to see a more individualized plan for her care.
Dr. Witchel has always been fantastic. We can ask her anything and if she doesn't know, she will find the answer or a resource for us.
usually we have to wait hours to be seen but this time I booked the first appt of the day and we didn't have to wait long at all. Should have done this all along but sometimes you just have to take the times that fit into your schedule. Dr. Witchel is a very good doctor and has helped my son with his growth.
we had to wait over an hour to see the Dr. she claimed that her first patient was an hour late so therefore she was an hour late. I have been thinking about changing doctors due to never being seen on time or being able to schedule appointments when she wants my daughter to be seen again.
all staff and doctors were exceptional.
she always takes care of me and has had the best interest for me
Dr. Witchel is amazing, especially in how she remembers details about my daughter, who she only sees every 6 months- a year now.
selma was very nice just wish she would have listened to me a lil bit more about my daughter n what I had to say
Dr Witchel is smart, professional and caring. my son is five years old and has been her patient since he was less than six months old. I have the utmost confidence in she and her team. We alternate between she and her PA-C, Diana, and they are both wonderful
she answered my questions and took my concerns seriously
I appreciate the fact that we were able to get labs done right after our appointment.
Dr. Witchel was very professional yet very friendly, she was very thorough with her exams and explained what was going on explicitly
Condescending, abrupt, wasn't listening to us. Waste of time. She had her mind made up before she even met us.
we have been coming to childs for 3 years ans dr.whichle for 9 months bar far the best switch we made shes and excellent dr.
Dr. Witchel has been with my daughter since her birth. She is the best doctor and person anyone could ask for.
Great experience with Dr. Witchel. However, we waited over an hour and a half to see her - our appointment was at 11 AM, and we were seen around 12:40 PM. Very long wait with a 10 month old baby, especially in a hospital environment. Overall spent almost 5 hours at the hospital for 20 minutes max spent with the doctor.
My doctor is wonderful!
She has always been very knowledgable about my daughters condition
Physician was efficient, thorough, competent, and invested.
Outstanding clinician and showed great compassion and care.
Dr. Selma Witchel is a top-notch provider. She is kind, professional, and very thorough. I believe CHP is fortunate to have her on its team.
saw me early at the last minute to accommodate my schedule
She is the best
My daughter loved Dr. Witchel. She is the first one that has ever explained to her in simple terms her disease and why she has to take medications.
Always ask about her life, school etc.
This was my son's final visit after being in treatment since 2014. He has received excellent care. We appreciate all that you all have done for us.
The doctor is fantastic and wonderful. Thanks to the doctor, I am in good health!!
Dr. Witchell is a wonderful doctor and is thorough with the appointment.
she is always caring and thoughtful while working with our daughter.
Dr. WITCHEL IS a caring, efficient, informed, professional care provider.
she did not listen to the reasons why certain things were with my child....the underlying problems that she ignored and continued to assume things. it took her VERY LONG to come to the room. we didn't see here till nearly 1 1/2 hours AFTER we we're supposed to be there.
Great job all of the way through the process!
An exceptionally long wait of over 2.5 hours to see the Doctor when having an afternoon appointment.
The Staff at the hospital are very understanding and seem to completely cover any issues. They are awesome!
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