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Total Comments: 56
they explained the procedure well everyone had their part down so that all went smooth!!
made me feel at ease and very comfortable.
Dr. C was awesome! She was kind and put me at ease. She explained things to me in a way that was easy to understand and she spent a lot of time with me. I'm grateful that she is my surgeon.
Dr. C was wonderful. She had a plethora of information and always explained things in great detail to me and my family. She was even kind enough to have a consultation with my parents who were rather concerned about the gastric bypass. I was very pleased with my experience.
Dr Courcoulas is amazing. she listened to my concerns and treated me with dignity and respect and genuinely cared about my complex situation. I could not recommend her enough.
She took so much time to explain all my options. Very, very pleased
Great information from Dr and PA.Information was explained very well.
everything was as I expected
we absolutely love the dr we seen. very knowledgeable and very upbeat and positive. love love love her
Everyone was very nice and prompt
Doctor was very friendly and informative, Appreciated that very much.
very good experience
Dr Courcoulas is a very caring and thorough physician. She takes time and addresses any and all issues or concerns that one may have. She never rushes through the checkups, and always makes sure that I am doing well and getting any info or testing I may need. She is absolutely the best, and I have referred many of my friends to her. There is no one more qualified in this field. Kind, compassionate, and extremely knowledgeable, and I recommend her to anyone. They will be in the best of hands.
She is the most caring and compassionate provider in this field. She takes time to address any issues, and is always pleasant and interested in whatever needs need addressed, if any.
Saw her for a second opinion regarding surgical management of a sick gall bladder. She was thorough, spent a lot of time with me. Her PA was excellent as well.
Dr. Anita Courcoulas is the very best surgeon and you are very fortunate to have her on your staff. she performed a high risky major surgery on me that another hospital would not attempt. although the recovery has been long and hard I now feel I've turned the corner and I'm feeling a lot better.
Dr.Courulas is the best surgeon that I've met so far and heard very good reports about her shes an excellent Dr.
All appointments were prompt and respectful.
very satisfied with my visit. everyone very pleasant and friendly. greatly appreciated!
we were very happy with the amount of information we received from the PA and Dr. We didn't feel rushed and all our questions were answered.
The doctor listened to my problems that I was having and ordered additional testing to try to eliminate what was happening.
everything was good
Everyone was very nice and knowledgeable
dr courcoulas took a lot of time to explain the surgery, recovery time and what to expect. I feel that this visit went very well.
it was a good experience
Grateful to the medical team for fitting me into their schedule during my time of need.
I love Dr.Courcoulas ,she knows her stuff .She also has a very knowledgeable staff. I always are made to feel everyone knows what is going on with you.
First meeting- Very articulate, confident, responsive and informative. Dr. Courcoulas provided a renewed hope for me and a plan of action to accomplish my medical needs in a very positive logical way.
this was the first time we were there. my doctor was friendly and helpful. we will need to make a few more trips from Latrobe, pa.
my care provider was very rude and advise me to get something extreme done when it wasn't called for she was very rude and disrespectful and I will not be returning to see her or that department
The doctor I saw today was most informative and took the time to help me understand my options. This helps me in my decision making regarding the procedure. She is one of the best physicians I have seen at UPMC.
Dr. courcoulas and Vickie were outstanding.The Male nurse or PA who checked us in and did vitals was cold and a little rude and unfriendly, very surprising
everyone was very nice and respectfull. plus treated me very well. answered all questions.
Excellent care. Wonderful communication.
It was good to ask some questions and get input from the doctor.
My Dr is always attentive and professional to my health needs, I feel very comfortable discussing my health concerns.
Dr Courcoulas is very thorough in her care. She is always ready to answer as many questions and address any concerns that you have. She is the most qualified Dr in this field. My wife and I both see her, and we are more than grateful for her care and vigilance in keeping us healthy and on track.
Dr Courcoulas is always very interested in my health and well being. She takes her time with you during your appointment, addresses all of my questions or concerns, and finds solutions to whatever it is, and makes sure that my health care is monitored on a regular basis. Excellent Dr. whose patients are her first priority always.
Dr. Courcoulas is wonderful.
I have nothing but high regard for Dr. Courcoulis. I came into the emergency room 6 months ago with a burst bowel and she and her team worked on me and saved me. She and her staff have always been kind, respectful, helpful and professional to me.
The care provider was very nice and had good communication. The PA was extremely incredible! She was very friendly and outgoing. She made you feel comfortable. However, after arriving a half hour early to my appointment, I did not see the doctor until 2 hours after my actual appointment time. The wait time was not pleasant and a little aggravating, especially when the doctor saw you for 10 minutes.
everyone was nice, and respectful. All my questions were answered, and I have confidence in my Dr.
Had all positive experiences with everyone I was in contact with that day.
very informative first visit.
The doctor and staff very informational. They listened and addressed any questions and concerns.
I was asked to arrive 15 minutes prior to my 4 PM appointment and I did arrive at 3:45 PM. I was not seen by the physician assistant until 5 PM. I had to go out and ask what was going on at 4:45 PM. This wait time is unacceptable.
Good experience from I walked through the door until I left. Thank you!
Absolutely love her. she listens and makes sure you understand what is going on and answers any questions you have.
she was effective to my healthcare concerns
first time with this provider. The entire care team was excellent and attentive.
I just had to wait a long time to see this provider. my appointment was 10:40 AM and I didn't see the dr until 12:05 PM. I saw the Physicians Assistant first then waited over and hour for the doctor.
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