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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 70

1050 Bower Hill Rd Ste 208
Pittsburgh, PA 15243
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Colorectal Surgical Associates
Colorectal Surgical Associates
1050 Bower Hill Rd Ste 208
Pittsburgh, PA 15243
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    Dr. Tchirkow's Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery
    • Colon & Rectal Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Colon & Rectal Surgery
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    • Colectomy
    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Destruction of Anal Tumor
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Sphincterotomy
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    • Anal Fissure
    • Anal Fistula
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Ulcerative Colitis
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    Background Check for Dr. Tchirkow

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.
    • Other  (9/11/2012)
    • Action Taken: Probation
    • Summary: Dr. George Tchirkow; License # MD028227E; NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician is unable to practice safely due to illness. ACTION TAKEN: The Pennsylvania Board of Medicine has indefinitely suspended the physician's license for a minimum period of three years. The Board has immediately stayed the physician's suspension and has placed the physician on probation for a minimum period of three years.
    • State: Pennsylvania

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Georgetown University
    Graduated in 1970

    Internship Hospital

    Cleveland Clinic
    Complete in 1971

    Residency Hospital

    Cleveland Clinic

    Fellowship Hospital

    Cleveland Clinic
    Complete in 1980
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Tchirkow & Staff

    • English
    • German
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    Dr. Tchirkow's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4 out of 5

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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    3.4 out of 5

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    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.2 out of 5

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    5 responses

    Experience with Dr. Tchirkow

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    2.8 out of 5

    5 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    2.6 out of 5

    5 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.2 out of 5

    5 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.6 out of 5

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    Colorectal Surgical Associates
    1050 Bower Hill Rd Ste 208
    Pittsburgh, PA 15243
    (412) 572-6192 (Office)
    (412) 572-6193 (Fax)
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