Dr. Michael Essig, MD

Dr. Michael Essig, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
Dr. Michael Essig, MD is a family medicine specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med in 1978 and specializes in family medicine.

309 Smithfield St Ste 200

Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Contact Information

(412) 471-2111

Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Essig's Experience

Dr. Essig's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

189  Conditions Treated


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10  Procedures

  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Immunization
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Wellness Examination

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.


  • Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Wva U
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Wva U
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Essig has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Essig's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Essig to family and friends
6 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Essig's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Essig is a great guy. The reception staff at the Downtown Office is unbelievably rude.
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