Dr. James Pingpank, MD

Dr. James Pingpank, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
Dr. James Pingpank, MD is a general surgery specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from G WASHINGTON UNIV SCH MED & HLTH SCI in 1992 and specializes in general surgery.

5150 Centre Ave

Pittsburgh, PA 15232

Contact Information

(412) 692-2852

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UPMC

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Top Care Areas

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Colorectal Cancer
very high
more than 96% of peers
Lung Surgery
very high
more than 96% of peers
Secondary Malignancies
very high
more than 90% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

39  Conditions Treated


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16  Procedures

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Open Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • 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)

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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    Medical School | Graduated 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Pingpank's Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


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  • Office environment

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  • Average wait time

    Over 45 minutes
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