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Specializes in Bariatric Surgery • Male • Age 55

4727 Friendship Ave Ste 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
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  • Bariatric Surgery

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Western Pennsylvania Hospital
4800 Friendship Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15224

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Accepting new patients?

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West Penn Allegheny Bariatric
West Penn Allegheny Bariatric
4727 Friendship Ave Ste 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
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    Dr. Gagne's Experience

    Specialties

    • Bariatric Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Adrenalectomy
    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic
    • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
    • Gastric Sleeve Surgery
    • Gastrotomy
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
    • Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Revision Surgery
    2
    • Adrenal Gland Cancer
    • Appendicitis
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Obesity
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Varicose Veins
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Malpractice Claims not available

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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    Awards & Recognitions

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • Obesity Surgery: Principles and Practice, 2008
    • Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, 2010
    • Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, 2010
    • Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, 2009
    • Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, 2009
    • Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, 2011
    • Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, 2011
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Massachusetts Medical School
    Graduated in 1992

    Internship Hospital

    Allegheny Genl Hosp
    Complete in 1993

    Residency Hospital

    Allegheny General Hospital
    Complete in 1998

    Fellowship Hospital

    Allegheny General Hospital
    Complete in 1999

    Undergraduate Schools

    New England Conservatory Of Music
    Graduated in 1985
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Gagne & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Gagne's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Gagne

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    5.0
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    5 out of 5

    Dr. Gagne's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.9 out of 5

    40 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.9 out of 5

    39 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.8 out of 5

    39 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Gagne

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

    40 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.9 out of 5

    40 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

    40 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    5 out of 5

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    West Penn Allegheny Bariatric
    4727 Friendship Ave Ste 140
    Pittsburgh, PA 15224
    (412) 235-5900 (Office)
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