Dr. Paulo Fontes, MD

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Specializes in Transplant Surgery • Male • Age 54

3459 5th Ave # S729
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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UPMC Presbyterian
200 Lothrop St
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

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Thomas E Starzl Transplant Inst
Thomas E Starzl Transplant Inst
3459 5th Ave # S729
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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    Dr. Fontes' Experience

    Specialties

    • Transplant Surgery
    • General Surgery
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of New South Wales, Faculty Of Medicine
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Fontes & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Fontes' Hospital Quality

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    5 out of 5
    - in Mc Keesport, PA |

    Dr. Fontes did a liver transplant on me 10/1/2009. Highly intelligent and the most important thing is that he is a very compassionate man. Most of the people at the hospital were there only for the money not him he truly cared for his patients. I highly recommend him.

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    Thomas E Starzl Transplant Inst
    3459 5th Ave # S729
    Pittsburgh, PA 15213
    (412) 648-3200 (Office)
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