Dr. Guilherme Costa, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 49

3459 5th Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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Dr. Costa's Experience

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Hospital Quality

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UPMC Presbyterian
200 Lothrop St
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Saint Clair Hospital
1000 Bower Hill Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15243

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MUH 9 SOUTH
3459 5th Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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    Dr. Costa's Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Adrenalectomy
    • Colectomy
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Excision of Stomach Tumor
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Head and Neck Surgery
    • Heart Surgery
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Hernia Repair
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Laparotomy
    • Lung Surgery
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
    • Stomach Surgery
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thyroidectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
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    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Aneurysm
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Atelectasis
    • Benign Tumor
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Breast Cancer
    • Cancer
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Empyema
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Fracture
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Head and Neck Cancer
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hernia
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
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    • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Thrombosis
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Ulcer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Varicose Veins
    • Vascular Disease
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Costa

    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

    Universidade Federal De Minas Gerais, Faculdade De Medicina
    Graduated in 1992
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Costa & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Costa's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • UPMC Presbyterian

    • Heritage Valley Beaver

    • Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center - Main

    • Saint Clair Hospital

    • Butler Memorial Hospital

    • Ohio Valley General Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Office Locations

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    MUH 9 SOUTH
    3459 5th Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15213
    (412) 647-0945 (Office)
    (412) 647-0362 (Fax)
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