Dr. Michael Makaroun, MD

Dr. Michael Makaroun, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
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Dr. Michael Makaroun, MD is a general surgery specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from American University Of Beirut, Faculty Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery.

200 Lothrop St Ste A1011

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Contact Information

(412) 802-3333

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Aneurysm
very high
more than 96% of peers
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Aortic Aneurysm
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Makaroun'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.

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

30  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Heart Disease
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency

25  Procedures

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

  • American University Of Beirut, Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • American University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • American University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • University Pittsburgh
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Makaroun has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Makaroun's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Makaroun to family and friends
5 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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

Dr. Makaroun's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I would never recommend this doctor to anyone. He appears to be a proficient surgeon however, he failed to do the most basic follow up. Because of that I ended up having a stroke and a seizure. Even then when I called his office and asked for help they told me " they didn't do that". They said I...more
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He listened,did not rush for an answer, followed thru with a solution to a very critical issue that was ignored by my original surgeon. Disappointment came when those in trusted for follow up care we're not of the caliber of Dr. M. I found myself in the position of having to return with a second...more
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