Dr. Frederick L. Porkolab, MD

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Specializes in Cardiology • Male • Age 68

4727 Friendship Ave Suite 180
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
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Dr. Porkolab's Experience

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Dr. Porkolab's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Porkolab Performs

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
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Conditions Dr. Porkolab Treats

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

The Western Pennsylvania Hospital - Forbes Regional Campus
2570 Haymaker Road
Monroeville, PA 15146
Alle Kiski Medical Center
1301 Carlisle Street
Natrona Heights, PA 15065

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Tri-County Cardiology
Tri-County Cardiology
4727 Friendship Ave Suite 180
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
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    Dr. Porkolab's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Cardiology
    • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

    Board Certifications

    • Cardiovascular Disease, 1977
    • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, 1994
    • Internal Medicine, 1975
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    • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Imaging
    • Cardioversion, Elective
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Electrophysiological Studies
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    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Endocarditis
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertensive Heart Disease
    • Hypotension
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Septal Defect
    • Syncope
    • Tricuspid Valve Disease
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    Background Check for Dr. Porkolab

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1972

    Internship Hospital

    Case West Res Hosps
    Complete in 1973

    Residency Hospital

    Case West Res Hosps
    Complete in 1975

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Pittsburgh Hospital
    Complete in 1977
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Porkolab & Staff

    • English
    • French
    • Italian
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Porkolab's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 4 hospitals where Dr. Porkolab has admitting privileges:

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    • Alle Kiski Medical Center

    • The Western Pennsylvania Hospital - Forbes Regional Campus

    • UPMC Presbyterian

    • Western Pennsylvania Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Porkolab

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Porkolab to family and friends

    11 responses
    below
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    Dr. Porkolab's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    10 responses
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    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    11 responses
    same as
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    11 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 10 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Porkolab
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    11 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    11 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    11 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    11 responses
    below
    national average

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    Office Locations

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    Tri-County Cardiology
    4727 Friendship Ave Suite 180
    Pittsburgh, PA 15224
    (412) 235-5881 (Office)
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