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MD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Pittsburgh, PA, USA
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Pittsburgh, PA
UPMC Children's Hospital of PittsburghUPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
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Total Comments: 91
The doctor took her time and explained everything in detail. Gave the children EXCELLENT advice and was very caring, concerned, and involved.
Dr. Dicenzo is so thorough. She is well worth the wait! I don't care how long I have to wait to get my kid's appointments with her, or how long we have to wait in the waiting room. I recognize that that level of care takes time, and I can appreciate that she provides that for every patient she sees before us. I'd much rather have a quality appointment than a quick one. She is very respectful to me, and very kind and soft with my children.
Dr. DiCenzo is wonderful. We are very fortunate to have her as our Pediatrician.
Dr.DiCenzo is the best!
We love Dr Tina. She is by far the best provider we have seen for our children. She always talks directly to our kids and makes them feel comfortable. She is patient and understanding when they are crying and upset. She is always kind and understanding to me and explains things perfectly.
I love seeing Dr. Dicenzo, she is fantastic with my son, listens to my concerns and is very knowledgeable!
Dr. Dicenzo is wonderful. She listens, takes you seriously and always addreses the concern. We have been going to pediatricians for 17 years for 3 children and she is the only pediatrician I trust implicitly with my children.
The doctor spent a long time in her busy schedule with us to go over all possible problems. I am very appreciative.
Dr. Dicenzo is the best!! Very knowledgeable!
Dr. Dicenzo was wonderful, with both my very active son and myself, answering questions clearly and explaining everything carefully.
Dr. Dicenzo is an exceptional doctor. She is very thorough and courteous. I love the way she directly speaks with my kids. Absolutely love her!!
We are very satisfied with the care provided to our child! The staff is very kind! Very Blessed to have such a wonderful team of professionals on our side providing care to our child! Thank you!!!
We love Dr. Tina. She makes me feel confident and comfortable as a mom. Talks to me about any signs or issues she sees but doesn't make me feel bad or upset in my parenting skills. She talks directly to my children in a very nice way that makes them feel comfortable. She makes our visits enjoyable and spends a lot of time with us.
Dr. DiCenzo is an excellent doctor. wish she would see adults.
Dr. DiCenzo and staff are fantastic! So great to have staff who remember and acknowledge your child, from memory. Wonderful to have a doctor who can readily relate to an adolescent, as they have a child of their own along with all of their experiences.
Dr. Tina was great! she was attentive, and caring.
we love going to CCP and seeing Dr. Discenzo. she is fantasticwith children, compassionate, and thorough and the staff is always welcoming
always patient with the children and explains things so they understand.
Dr. was wonderful. She treated me and my child with respect. She acknowledged he was the patient, not me, and allowed him to answer. She was patient and kind with all of us (I had 2 other kiddos with me) and answered all of our questions.
none it was wonderful very happy with practice
Dr. DiCenzo is a wonderful, caring, and thorough doctor. I would highly recommend her to anyone.
Dr. DiCenzo was amazing with my daughter. My daughter is 13 and she is having some emotional problems and Dr. DiCenzo treated her with respect and my daughter opened up to her. She listened and explained and validated her feelings. I was relieved that she took her seriously and my daughter has asked to see her again in the future, when needed.
I could not be happier with the care we have received at Children's Community Pediatrics/Healthquest in Gibsonia. Dr. Valentina DiCenzo is everything you would want your child's doctor to be- extremely knowledgeable, warm, attentive, and friendly. She genuinely cares about her patients and parents. As a first-time mom, I appreciate the careful and considerate attention and reassurance Dr. DiCenzo has given me.
Dr. Dicenzo is fantastic. I think very highly of all of the providers, but she is my favorite based on her "bedside manner," knowledge, and depth of care she has provided for years for my children.
Dr. Dicenzo is the best. There is another provider at this office that I am always dissatisfied with. When I go in for a walk in and DiCenzo unexpectedly walks into our room, I feel so relieved. She genuinely listens to me when I express my concerns about my child and never makes me feel like I am silly for asking or being concerned.
Dr. DiCenzo and staff are TOP NOTCH! We went for one ailment, and needed to address another. Dr. DiCenzo was not disturbed and addressed all concerns very calmly, with great patience and professionalism. We are very blessed to have a superior doctor and staff to compliment their teaming efforts. The receptionists always address everyone by name, upbeat, cheery and very understanding. Our highest recommendation for all of their exceptional work! Now reward them with a raise!
Dr. Dicenzo is the absolute best. She talks with my child in ways he can understand and respond. She asks him questions, instead of me, even though I'm there, which is great for a 10 year old. Makes him feel like he's a part of his appointment. She's our favorite dr in that practice and the only one we see for well child visits.
all good things to say!
Dr. DiCenzo is absolutely wonderful! she is kind and compassionate and really takes time to listen and explain what is going on. it is also comforting knowing my child is in good hands with her medical knowledge and skills.
Excellent hand hygiene. We really like Dr. DiCenzo!
Thanks for the excellent care Dr. Valentina Dicenzo. Appreciate all your help.
we love Dr. DiCenzo - she is knowledgeable and take time to listen
We love Dr. Dicenzo! She is excellent at interacting with the kids and also always makes sure that I am happy with the decisions made in regard to their health. She takes her time with us and is very thorough.
Dr. DiCenzo is the best doctor my children have ever seen. she is thorough, intelligent, prepared, and speaks directly to my children without being patronizing. Dr. DiCenzo knows what she's doing and my husband and I trust her implicitly with the health care of our children.
md spent extra time and ensured that all questions were answered. she also spent time ex planing what the next steps will be depending on how this treatment goes. very helpful and very highly recommended to everyone I talk to!
My daughter has been seen in this office for the past 9 years, from her first newborn appointment to her current regular med checks. She's always had the best care here. I recommend this office to anyone looking for a new pediatrician in our area.
Dr. DiCenzo provided top-notch, quality care just like we have always received from her. She is enthusiastic and joyful, ready and willing to care for my children. She has a gift, and we are blessed to be served by her.
Dr. Dicenzo is fabulous!
We have seen Dr. Dicenzo since my children were born over 12 years ago. She takes her time and explains everything she is doing and teaches good health practices to the children in words they can understand, I wish she could be my doctor also! We love all of the nurses there also, everyone makes you feel so comfortable and well-cared for. We have always been able to get in to see a doctor within a few hours when our kids have been sick, which is so greatly appreciated. We also really like Dr. Menzel!
Dr. DiCenzo is always so kind and helpful during visits. Thank you for always ensuring our questions are answered. You are a great doctor!
I told the doctor that my son had a recent ear infection. I did not c her look in his ears. before we left I asked her about it and she stated that she did look in them, not sure how I missed it.
The office was very busy during the visit. It was a scheduled visit, but we did not have the staff or doctor's undivided attention due to the high volume of patients. This was verbalized to us. My children had questions to ask the doctor, but were flustered by the chaos and did not get to ask them.
Dr. Dicenzo is such an amazing doctor and the main reason we drive from Mars to take both of our kids to this office. She takes time to listen, but also gives insightful information regarding safety and health matters. I can be anxious about my kids but she always is so helpful and encouraging. I recommend her and this office to everyone I know.
Dr. DiCenzo is our choice pediatrician. My child requests her, which speaks volumes since he is a 17 yr old male. double thumbs up
very good experience
very good experience. learned a lot to work with my son
We get the best care at Healthquest. Our daughter was seen promptly, diagnosed thoroughly and we felt like it was a great visit.
Dr. DiCenzo provided outstanding care as we always expect. She is encouraging to our family and to our daughter. She gives our daughter attention first and then talks with us and I treasure that my daughter is important and valuable to her. Dr. DiCenzo is a wealth of knowledge. I appreciate her explanations and concern for our family. She knows her colleagues and specialists well, which gives me confidence when I have to seek more specialized care for my daughter. She has been a blessing to our family.
We love HealthQuest Pediatrics!
We can not put into words how thankful we are to have Dr.DiCenzo caring for our kids!
This was the best doctors visit my daughter has ever had. I was extremely happy with the visit. she spent a lot of time trying to figure out my childs issues I felt she spent an exceptional amount of time. it was awesome. I hope we did not back her up. we covered issues and now return appointments should be easier. This was a first time visit.
Dr.Dicenza is the best! She is very knowledgeable and spends-a lot of time caring for my child. I would highly recommend her to anyone!
loved dr decenzio. she will be our primary dr for both of our children going forward!
Dr. DiCenzo is always very attentive and clarifies info that is exchanged. She took her time and throughly addressed my questions and concerns. I left feeling at ease.
We love Dr. DiCenzo!!!
Dr. DiCenzo provided excellent care durin my son's well visit. She knows my children well and she engages my children during the visit. She is extremely educated and knowledgeable and yet she can explain medical issues in easy to understand ways.
Dr Decenzo was amazing. She listened and answered all my questions. She is very knowledgeable.
she was wonderful esp because my children were not behaving
She is the BEST. Talked on my son's level, not to me. Included him with questions/answers. Just love her.
this was the first time we were at this provider and they treated us with respect and helped get all my daughters problems under control
Excellent visit with a caring physician. Calmed a worried mom!
Dr. Dicenzo was fantastic! Her interaction with my son during our routine visit was great. It was well worth the wait to see the physician instead of the NP or PA.
doctor and staff were awesome
Dr. Dicenzo was wonderful last night in helping my child. He had a severe reaction to medication and thanks to her is doing a lot better today already.
Dr. Dicenzo and Dr. Mendel take extremely good care of my children. They are thorough, knowledgeable, caring and conscientious. I feel there are no other pediatricians I would want to see.
I love Health Quest and after leaving the appointment, my daughter said that Dr. Tina was her favorite doctor ever.
We could NOT be happier with Ms. Pam at the desk, Nurse Tonya and Dr. DiCenzo. They are all FABULOUS!!
Dr. Dicenzo is a great pediatrician. She has seen my daughter many times in the past 17 years. She is very caring and listens to what the parent and child are saying. She has great rapport with children and helps to make the child comfortable during the visit. I have recommended her to family and friends.
We feel extremely fortunate to have a wonderful pediatrician and we love working with Dr. DiCenzo.
Dr. Dicenzo is the best! We always hope she is the doctor that we will see when we are there. We never feel rushed and she takes time with us to explain what is going on. When we have questions, she answers them in a way that we understand. We feel that she genuinely cares about her patients, which you don't find that often.
Attentive, compassionate and understanding as always!!
the best doctor and office
we had a great visit and truly appreciate Dr. DiCenzo. she takes time with her patients and shows she cares. She is intelligent and knows what she is talking about to give the best care to my children.
i have been taking my children to this provider for almost 4 years and LOVE them. They are friendly and intune with my children.
I have been taking my children her for over 4 years. They are very respectful and knowledgeable and am very comfortable with their approach as well as LOVE the staff.
My son personally requested to see Dr. DiCenzo. Need I say more?! She is approachable, easy to understand, and is a child advocate and the child aware of this in her approach.
this is only our second time seeing Dr. Dicenzo but we love her! she takes her time and talks with the child as well as the parent. she covers all issues and concerns. she wants to help your child in any way possible. best pediatrician we've ever seen!
I was very impressed by the way that the doctor spoke to my daughter. She had a very calming yet straight forward approach which ensured that my daughter was comfortable and cooperative during the visit. I'mean actually considering changing from my primary office (which is much more convenient ) to the Gibsonia office so that we can continue with Dr Dicenzo. I felt a great connection with her I'm that short visit. The doctors at our regular office are also wonderful but I just think Dr Dicenzo brought a little more to the table. I am doing the survey on my phone which doesn't allow me to see as I type or scroll through to proof read so I apologize if this has odd typos or sentences.
Nothing but great things to say...Dr. DiCenzo always goes above and beyond. I fully trust her with the care of my children.
Dr. DiCenzo is professional, thorough and very caring. She is an amazing doctor!
dr dicenzo is absolutely wonderful and understanding
From receptionist, to nurse, to Dr. DiCenzo I could not have asked for more compassion and better care in our time of need during our emergency. They ALL went above and beyond to assist me with my injured child AND my 2 other children who were quite upset that their brother was hurt. When my children need any medical care, my "mom meter" goes from insanely high to calm as soon as I know that Dr. DiCenzo will be examining them. She is FABULOUS...not only knowledgeable in medicine, but is so amazing with my kids AND she "treats" me as a mom with kindness and understanding. I would take my children no place else. A MILLION thanks to the entire staff!
Dr. Tina and the staff are great. They are professional and respectful of my son and myself. Dr. Tina treats my almost 17 year old son like an adult allowing him to participate in decisions regarding his healthcare.
I was able to get my child immediate help for a crucial problem and get him back to school. She told me exactly what was wrong and how he would be treated for the problem. I felt very safe and confident while we were there.
consistent excellence in every way for 14 years
we love Dr. DiCenzo! Salways listens and answers any questions we may have. She's also very "real" with us when explaining things. She's an excellent provider and we would recommend her to anyone!
Dr Dicenzo is a wonderful caring doctor. She listens to and respects our needs and wishes while still providing the needed medical advice. Very trustworthy health care provider.
We've been patients at this practice for over 15 years. This was a walk in appointment, and we did not have a long wait. We were thrilled that Dr. DiCenzo was our provider for this visit. She engaged my son the entire visit and encouraged him towards making healthy and smart choices as he moves into middle school. So glad she has been able to be a part of my kids medical care - she is the best!
Dr Dicenzo is an excellent Physician. Caring, kind, loving and concerned.
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