Dr. Kevin Garrett, MD

Dr. Kevin Garrett, MD

General Surgery  ·  
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Age 56
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Dr. Kevin Garrett, MD is a general surgery specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from University of Pittsburgh Medical School in 1987 and specializes in general surgery.

9104 Babcock Blvd Ste 4110

Pittsburgh, PA 15237

Contact Information

(412) 367-5010

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Golden Rule
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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Inguinal Hernia
very high
more than 96% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 93% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
high
more than 87% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Garrett "Patient centered with a focus on qualtiy assessment and improvement"

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

46  Conditions Treated

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45  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair

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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

  • Carnegie-Mellon U
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • University Health Center of Pittsburgh
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • University Health Center of Pittsburgh
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Garrett has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Garrett's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Garrett to family and friends
10 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Garrett's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • 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
Dr. Garrett Says:
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As my philosophy is patient centered and focused on quality assessment and improvement, and as no one is perfect, but everyone should strive to be, I value the feedback of my patients, good and bad.

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Patient Comments (2)

Good surgeon BUT I told EVERYONE that I was just finishing a huge course of Prednisone. Was having emergency appendectomy. You need to stay in the hospital for two reasons 1) you are prone to infection (as evidenced by my infected appendix) 2) need to be given hydrocortisone because body can’t...more
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I have no gripes with Dr. Garrett, I only met him briefly before my emergency surgery. They gave me a female PA at my post op at the last minute. Ms. PA needs to GET A CLUE!! Get a clue about what "healthy" is, get a clue about not dismissing what people are telling you!! You are so ignorant it...more
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