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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (13)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Luketich is Excellent. Dr. Luketich has been reviewed by 39 patients who have provided 13 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.1
Promptness 3.5
Courteous Staff 4.5
Accurate Diagnosis 4.7
Bedside Manner 4.3
Spends Time with Me 4.3
Follows Up After Visit 4.3

Specialties & Research

Dr. James Luketich, MD is board certified in Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 33 areas:
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Adjuvant Chemotherapy
  • Barrett Esophagus
  • Biliopancreatic Diversion
  • Breast Cancer
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Endoscopic Surgery)
  • Esophageal Achalasia
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagectomy
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Esophagus Cancer (Esophogeal Neoplasm)
  • Fistula
  • Gastric Bypass (Gastrojejunostomy)
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Glandular Cancer (Adenocarcinoma)
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Cancer (Non-Small-Cell Lung Carcinoma)
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Education & Awards

Dr. Luketich graduated from Drexel University , Philadelphia. He has 17 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux)
Barrett Esophagus
Esophagus Cancer (Esophogeal Neoplasm)
Glandular Cancer (Adenocarcinoma)
Lung Cancer (Lung Neoplasm)
Lung Cancer (Non-Small-Cell Lung Carcinoma)
Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery
Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013)
Top 10 Doctor - Neighborhood (2014)
West Oakland


Dr. Luketich has 23 hospital affiliations:

  • UPMC Presbyterian/Shadyside 
  • UPMC Horizon 


  • English
  • French

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Additional Information
Dr. James D Luketich MD is a male Surgeon, has 25 years of experience and practices in Surgery.
Where does Dr. James D. Luketich practice?
Dr. James Luketich has 1 office location.
Dr. James Luketich practices Surgery near Pittsburgh, PA.
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