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Specializes in Family Medicine • Male • Age 62

309 Smithfield St Ste 200
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
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Upmc Mercy
1400 Locust St
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

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Smithfield Medical
Pittsburgh Office
309 Smithfield St Ste 200
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
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    Dr. Essig's Experience

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    • Family Medicine
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
    Graduated in 1978

    Internship Hospital

    Wva University
    Complete in 1979

    Residency Hospital

    Wva University
    Complete in 1981
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Essig & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Essig's Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Dr. Essig's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.8 out of 5

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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.6 out of 5

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    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.8 out of 5

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Essig

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.5 out of 5

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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.6 out of 5

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    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.5 out of 5

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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

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    Office Locations

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    Smithfield Medical
    Pittsburgh Office
    309 Smithfield St Ste 200
    Pittsburgh, PA 15222
    (412) 471-2111 (Office)
    (412) 471-7282 (Fax)
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