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Colorectal Surgery News

Thirty-eight Department Surgeons Recognized in Pittsburgh Magazine’s 2020 “Best Doctors” List

Congratulations to Drs. Louis Alarcon, Kelly Austin, Timothy Billiar, Geoff Bond, Sally Carty, Rabih Chaer, Randall Draper, Barbara Gaines, Kevin Garrett, David Geller, George Gittes, Giselle Hamad, Matthew Holtzman, Christopher Hughes, Abhinav Humar, Ronald Johnson, Donald Keenan, Kenneth Lee, Steven Leers, Michel Makaroun, Marcus Malek, George Mazariegos, David Medich, Kevin Mollen, Andrew Peitzman, Joshua Rubin, Harry Sell, Rakesh Sindhi, Michael J.

Eight Staff Members to Receive 2019 UPMC ACES Award

Congratulations to Justin Barry; James P. Celebrezze Jr., MD, FACS, FASCRS; Rebecca D. Edmonds, MD; Raymond Eid, MD; Raquel M. Forsythe, MD; Jennifer M. Holder-Murray, MD, FACS; Christopher B. Hughes, MD, FACS; and Randle Lopez, who were selected as winners of UPMC’s Award for Commitment and Excellence in Service (ACES) for fiscal year 2019. ACES recipients are recognized for being outstanding UPMC team members who embody the health system’s core values, exhibit excellence in and dedication to their work, and go above and beyond to serve our patients and communities.

Forty Department Surgeons Recognized in Pittsburgh Magazine’s 2019 “Best Doctors” List

Congratulations to Drs. Louis Alarcon, Kelly Austin, David Bartlett, Timothy Billiar, Geoff Bond, Sally Carty, Rabih Chaer, Luis De la Torre, Randall Draper, Barbara Gaines, Kevin Garrett, David Geller, George Gittes, Giselle Hamad, Matthew Holtzman, Christopher Hughes, Abhinav Humar, Ronald Johnson, Donald Keenan, Kenneth Lee, Steven Leers, Michel Makaroun, Marcus Malek, George Mazariegos, David Medich, Kevin Mollen, Andrew Peitzman, Douglas Potoka, Joshua Rubin, Harry Sell, Rakesh Sindhi, Michael J.

UPMC Commends Department Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers for Excellence

Congratulations to our following doctors and advanced practice providers who made UPMC’s Fiscal Year 2017 Excellence in Patient Experience, Physician and Medical Staff Honor Roll. This annual award is given to providers with at least 10 survey responses who consistently achieve a 9-10 rating in the “Rate provider” domain on Press Ganey’s Clinician and Group Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CGCAHPS) survey. This survey measures patients’ perceptions of care delivered by providers in an office setting.