Dr. Shannon Huggins-Puhalla, MD

Dr. Shannon Huggins-Puhalla, MD

Oncology  |  
Female  |  
Age 40
(2)
Insurances AcceptedSave
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
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UPMC

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Top Care Areas

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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

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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

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0 Board Actions

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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

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

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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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)

in Arnold, PA
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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