Dr. Melanie Costa, MD

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Specializes in Dermatology • Female • Age 54

4727 Friendship Ave Ste 300
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
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  • Dermatology

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Western Pennsylvania Hospital
4800 Friendship Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15224

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Francis Costa/Welch Assocs Derm
Francis Costa/Welch Assocs Derm
4727 Friendship Ave Ste 300
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
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    Dr. Costa's Experience

    Specialties

    • Dermatology

    Board Certifications

    • Dermatology
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    • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
    • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
    • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
    • Excision of Skin Lesion
    • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
    • Shaving of Skin Lesion
    • Skin Tag Removal
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    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med
    Graduated in 1990

    Internship Hospital

    University Pittsburgh Med Center
    Complete in 1991

    Residency Hospital

    University Pittsburgh Med Center
    Complete in 1994
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Costa & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Costa's Hospital Quality

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    • 18 responses
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    3.2 out of 5

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    5 out of 5
    - in Verona, PA |

    I had a golf ball size cyst on my head. Derm #1 said I'd have to shave my head to get it removed. Dr Costa did it without shaving my head! She's treated my kids for various skin issues (the pediatrician said we're "an eczemetis family"). We're all very happy with her skill.

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    Francis Costa/Welch Assocs Derm
    4727 Friendship Ave Ste 300
    Pittsburgh, PA 15224
    (412) 683-5211 (Office)
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