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About Dr. Matthew Holtzman

Dr. Matthew Holtzman, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Pittsburgh, PA. He has 14 years of experience. His specialties include Surgical Oncology and General Surgery. Dr. Holtzman is affiliated with UPMC Passavant, UPMC South Side and UPMC Passavant Cranberry. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

34 Ratings with 9 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Matthew Holtzman is Great. Dr. Matthew Holtzman has been rated by 34 patients. From those 34 patients 9 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Matthew Holtzman is 4.2 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Hillman Surgical Oncology

5150 Centre Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
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Dr. Matthew Holtzman has the following 2 specialties

  • Surgical Oncology

    Surgical oncologists play various roles in treating cancer. They can perform biopsies to determine if a tumor is cancerous or not. If it is, they’re trained to remove the tumor, tissue, and in some cases, all or part of an organ or bodily structure where the cancer has spread. In addition to removing cancer, they can perform any reconstructive surgeries that may be necessary.
    Many surgical oncologists specialize in certain types of cancer, such as liver, lung or breast. Don’t be afraid to ask them what they have the most experience treating. When looking for a doctor, it’s important to know that general surgeons are also qualified to perform many of the same surgeries. However, surgical oncologists have specific training in recognizing and treating cancer, which some patients prefer.

  • General Surgery

    A surgical specialist is a physician who has additional training in a specific area of surgery.
    The American Board of Medical Specialties acknowledges the following surgical specialties: general surgery, thoracic and cardiac surgery, colon and rectal surgery, obstetrics and gynecological surgery, neurological surgery, ophthalmic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthopedic surgery, otolaryngological surgery, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, urological surgery, and vascular surgery.
    Some procedures are performed by more than one type of specialist. Also, some surgeons may choose to specialize in specific procedures within their specialty area. For example, a plastic and maxillofacial surgeon may specialize in performing rhinoplasty procedures.

  • Expertise

    3 Expertise

  • Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma

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One of the Best!

Dr. Holtzman is truly one of the best surgeons. He is kind, friendly, and so easy to speak with. He operated on my 84 year old mom for cancer. I highly recommend. (GP)

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Feel confident going with thi

What a wonderful, kind man.. We really could not have picked a better surgeon.

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Five Stars

Dr. Holtzman is one of the best doctors my husband has had the privilege of being under his care. My husband had 4 separate major surgeries to remove cancer that only Dr. Holtzman was successful in doing. I can't praise him enough.

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Three Stars

Dr is fine. His office staff, the ones that call when you have questions and want to make an appointment, are brusque, don't listen , they raise their voices, they don't let the patient talk, they interrupt. I don't know if it's the same person each time I've spoken with someone in the phone or if it's an office culture, but they are very not patient-centered and are downright rude.

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Five Stars

The first time i met Dr. Holtzman he introduced himself as Mathew, not as Dr. Holtzman. This put me at such ease. He and his assistant Patti explained the surgery in such simple terms that i could understand exactly what was going to happen. He took all the time that my wife and i needed to answer any and all questions concerning the surgery and recovery process. I would and will recomend Dr. holtzman to anyone who would need surgery.

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Holtzman is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • UPMC Passavant
  • UPMC South Side
  • UPMC Passavant Cranberry
  • Select Specialty Hospital - Pittsburgh/U
  • Magee Womens Hospital
  • Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
  • Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC Health System
  • UPMC Presbyterian
  • Upmc
  • UPMC East
  • UPMC Horizon
  • UPMC Shadyside Hospital
  • Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh
  • Education

    14 Years Experience

  • University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences

    Graduated in 1999

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Matthew Holtzman accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Select
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry HealthAmerica HMO
    • Coventry HealthAmerica PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Multiplan
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Hillman Surgical Oncology, 5150 Centre Ave, Pittsburgh, PA
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