Dr. Howard Edington, MD

Dr. Howard Edington, MD

Surgical Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
(13)
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Dr. Howard Edington, MD is a surgical oncology specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Temple Univ Sch Of Med in 1981 and specializes in surgical oncology.

4727 Friendship Ave Ste 340

Pittsburgh, PA 15224

Contact Information

(412) 359-3117

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UPMC

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Edington performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Melanoma
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cancer
high
more than 86% of peers
Skin Cancer
high
more than 83% of peers

Dr. Edington's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Surgical Oncology

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

40  Conditions Treated

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1  Procedures

  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Temple Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Edington has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Edington's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Edington to family and friends
13 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
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Dr. Edington's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Howard Edington is a wonderful Surgical Oncologist. His manner and professionalism resounds. He is kind and caring as well as a gentleman. I highly recommend Dr. Edington for anyone requiring his medical services.
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he is very sensitive and understands your fear, he has a great way of explaining everything . when you walk out you really feel you are in great hands .
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