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Associate Chief for Clinical Affairs, Pulmonary, Allergy, CCM Division
Co-Director, Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program
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Recommend This Provider to Family/Friends
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Critical Care MedicinePulmonary Disease
MD, University of Rochester Rochester, NY
University of Pennsylvania Health System Philadelphia, PA
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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: 61
Joe Pilewski is my hero. There is no better.
always caring and explains things as needed
Dr. Pilewski is thorough, listens well, never rushes and has great listening skills. Even in the midst of rough news he is able to gently discuss it
Dr. Pilewski is an excellent physician. I completely trust him related to my health. I am very thankful to have had him as my doctor for so many years.
I always feel confident with Dr. Pilewski. He's knowledgeable about lungs transplants, medications and my health history. If I didn't have a doctor like this for my follow-up checkups, I probably wouldn't come back to UPMC since I live in the eastern part of PA.
Dr P is always knowledgeable, respectful, and helpful. He also has a great sense of humor and is enjoyable to work with!
Excellent doctor, knowledgeable, thorough, easy to talk to, spent time with me, and answered all my questions. I highly recommend Dr. Pilewski. Also, his nurse, Margie, is very caring and helpful.
Dr. Pilewski is an amazing doctor. He always takes the time to listen and help me.
Dr. Pilewski and his team have been amazing to me over the past 8 years I've seen him. I'm very proud to be one of his patients, he always puts in the most effort and care into my health. My clinic visits are always efficient and able to cover any medical question or need I may have
Dr Pilewski is always attentive and caring. I so appreciate his help with my lung disease. He and his team have kept me in pretty good shape for a long while. I have great trust in his expertise.
Dr P is excellent. Only problem is he's too busy! Hard to schedule next appointment in a timely manner.
What an awesome Dr. I am blessed to have all that is associated with this clinic
Dr. Pilewski is a great dr and man his commitment to his patients saved my life.
My visit with Dr. Pilewski was on a referral from my pulmonologist concerning my complications from my chronic lung disease, bronchiectasis. Dr. Pilewski was the most thorough medical professional that I have ever had an appointment with. He asked a lot of questions to get my medical history to provide the best possible treatment and answered any questions that I presented to him. Based on this one visit I am very pleased. He ordered tests and obtained possible pertinent medical records from my past illnesses.
Dr. Pilewski, was by far, one of the best doctors I have ever seen throughout life. He listened, beautifully explained, set out Plans A, B, and C. So empathetic and knowledgeable.
Dr. Pilewski is thorough and takes time to listen. I value his opinion
Dr. Pilewski has always been an outstanding physician. Thorough and comprehensive with respect to health care needs.
Brilliant doctor, very thorough, and can't beat Shannon as a nurse coordinator.
Dr. Pilewski is great and very attentive.
My health continues to be maintained due to the care from Dr. Pilewski and his staff. I have been a patient at the comprehensive lung center for almost 20 years.
doctor pilewski is a great doctor. he listens to you an try to explain my health to me so I understand it. thank you
DR. Pilewski is excellent-professional, friendly, knowledgeable- I trust him.
They always do a good job
Dr. Pikewski is exceptional. He is innovative and always has a plan to keep me healthy.
Dr.Pilewski is an absolutely wonderful provider. he is very intelligent and caring, I definitely trust him, literally with my life
Dr. Pilewski is the best. if his schedule is running behind, that's ok because he always gives me my do time. He Isabel excellent listener and very thorough with my case!
Dr. Pilewski, is hands down, the BEST CF and Lung Transplant doctor !!! I truly love him and am very blessed to have him as my doctor.
Excellent healthcare providers!
Dr. Pilewski is top notch. I highly recommend him! He is a great physician and just an all around great person!
Everything was excellent. The only problem was a mix up with scheduling. But the staff was great with helping me get seen by the doctor and performing all my test in a timely manner.
great staff enjoy visiting this office.
dr Pilewski is the best dr because he listens, explains things in plain English in a way i can understand, he always answers my questions and is very caring.
Dr. Pilewski is a gem-excellent, enjoyable, professional--keep him at all costs!
As per usual, I had a wonderful experience at UPMC Pittsburgh Falk CF clinic.
doctor pilewski an staff were very helpful an kind.
Dr. Pilewski cares about his patients and takes the time necessary with them. It is always a good visit with him.
Dr. Joseph Pilewski is an excellent physician. I have been his patient for several years and credit his care to my general, good health. By following his care instructions, I am as good as I can be every day.
I have a lot of faith in Dr. Pilewski and he took the time to listen to me and answer my questions.
staff is excellent at the UPMC lung center in Falk
Dr Pilewski is the BEST! Very calming and personable!
great team. always helpful and courteous service
The doctor seemed competent, caring, and listened intently.
Dr. Pilewski and his staff always go above and beyond what is asked of them. I always feel very confident in placing my health care with them.
Dr. Pilewski is great. He has taken great care of me over the past 13 years
Dr. Pilewski is a very good provider who has taken care of me for many years. Highly dedicated and respectful to his patients.
got there early and were able to take me in early.
Dr. Pilewki is always wonderful and helpful.
Dr pilewski, is amazing and I love him ! he is very knowledgeable and an amazing Dr I truly am blessed to have him as my Dr and would recommend him to anyone, he helped save my life I am truly grateful!!
providers are cautious and careful on how they handle patients as to not spread illnesses from patient to patient. also extremely confident and knowledgeable on plans of treatment.
Very satisfied with my care at UPMC. Always concerned about my health and are always available when needed.
UPMC is so fortunate to have Dr. Joseph Pilewski on their team. He and his staff are excellent. He consistently works with me to assist in managing my condition. His nurse Margie Geisner is also awesome.
my husband and I appreciated the outstanding care given to me by Dr. Pilewski. He ran behind in his schedule but when it Was my turn he took his time and listened and explain things very nicely to us.
everyone was an always very helpful. an I thank them
Dr. Pilewski has always ALWAYS given me plenty of time to review and update where necessary. No matter how busy the day is going. If I had to wait longer to see him, it was only because he was doing the same with other patients. I wish every doctor followed his model. He is the best.
Dr. Pilewski is an excellent provider. He is very attentive to my needs and really seems to care about my health.
Dr. Pilewski is the best doctor! He always takes his time with you and is very thorough and kind. Definitely worth the trip from Tennessee to see him.
truly the best doctor
As always, Dr. Pilewski provided excellent care: professional, enjoyable, very human. I'm very glad he is my doctor.
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