Dr. Shannon Huggins-Puhalla, MD

Dr. Shannon Huggins-Puhalla, MD

Oncology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 41
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Dr. Shannon Huggins-Puhalla, MD is an oncology specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 14 years. She graduated from Northeastern Oh Univs Coll Of Med in 2001 and specializes in oncology and medical oncology.

300 Halket St Ste 4628

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Contact Information

(412) 641-4530

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Huggins-Puhalla performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Breast Cancer
very high
more than 92% of peers
Cancer
very high
more than 87% of peers

Dr. Huggins-Puhalla'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

  • Oncology
  • Medical Oncology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

45  Conditions Treated

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2  Procedures

  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Northeastern Oh Univs Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Oh State Mc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • James Cancer Hosp Osu Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Huggins-Puhalla has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Huggins-Puhalla's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Huggins-Puhalla to family and friends
2 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Huggins-Puhalla's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I was like this with breast cancer. I was scheduled for chemo. Dr. Puhalla found that I had a rare blood disorder, and was able to switch my chemo treatments. If she would've found my rare blood disorder I would've certainly died with the chemo that I was originally supposed to have she saved my...more
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