Dr. Wayne Christopherson, MD

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Dr. Wayne Christopherson, MD

Gynecologic Oncology | Male

UPMC Womens Health Oncology 1400 Locust St Ste 3121, Pittsburgh, PA 15219 Get Directions
(412) 232-5933

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Dr. Christopherson specializes in Gynecologic Oncology and practices in Pittsburgh, PA. He practices at 1 location.

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Universal American
  • UPMC Health Plan

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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (9)
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Specialties

  • Gynecologic Oncology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Endometriosis
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Scleroderma
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Thrombosis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary-Genital Tract Fistula, Female
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Yeast Infections

Procedures Performed

  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginectomy
  • Vulvectomy
  • Wound Repair

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    R J & Lucille Carver Coll Med Univ Of Ia

    Graduated in 1978

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
  • Fellowship Hospital
    U Tex Sw

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
  • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  • Malpractice claims in Pennsylvania not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Christopherson's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Christopherson

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients