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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (12)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Gretchen Ahrendt, Surgeon is Good. Dr. Ahrendt has been reviewed by 34 patients who have provided 12 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.3
Promptness 4.1
Courteous Staff 4.4
Accurate Diagnosis 4.2
Bedside Manner 3.9
Spends Time with Me 3.9
Follows Up After Visit 4.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Gretchen Ahrendt, MD is board certified in Surgery.

  • She has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Endocrine Disorders
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer

Education & Awards

Dr. Ahrendt graduated from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore. She has 4 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2009 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009 - 2010, 2012 - 2013)


Dr. Ahrendt has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • UPMC Passavant 
  • UPMC South Side 

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Additional Information
Dr. Gretchen McGuire Ahrendt MD is a female Surgeon, has 21 years of experience and practices in Surgery.
Where does Dr. Gretchen M. Ahrendt practice?
Dr. Gretchen Ahrendt has 1 office location.
Dr. Gretchen Ahrendt practices Surgery near Pittsburgh, PA.
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