Co-Director, UPMC Liver Cancer Center
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Dr. Geller is a Professor of Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and Director of the UPMC Liver Cancer Center. As a hepatobiliary and liver transplant surgeon at the Starzl Transplant Institute, his clinical interests center on the evaluation and management of patients with liver cancers. He is focusing on novel and minimally invasive approaches for the treatment of liver cancer. He has particular operative expertise in performing laparoscopic liver resections and laparoscopic radiofrequency ablations of liver tumors. Dr. Geller is a member of many professional and scientific societies including the Society of Surgical Oncology, Society of University Surgeons, and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons.
Dr. Geller has published 320 scientific papers and chapters. He is often a guest lecturer speaking on the management of liver tumors and has presented at more than 410 meetings or seminars. He has research grants from the NIH and is active in clinical trials for liver cancer. His research interests include transcriptional regulation of the human iNOS gene, molecular mechanisms of liver injury, and gene therapy for liver cancer.
I was pleased with the efficiency of the visit.
All good, even the wait was fine.
I have been seeing Dr. Geller for 12 years. He always listens to my concerns, explains everything thoroughly & makes sure that I understand. He never seems rushed & he always seems truly concerned about my health.
I was very impressed by the efficiency and care I was given at Dr. Geller's office. I would trust him and his team treating this cancer.
I have only had good experiences with my provider and I am very happy with his care and concern with my condition and recovery.
the dr and nurses were great
Dr Gellar is an excellent Dr
I really liked how Dr Geller listened to all my questions. I had my sister with me, she just recently retired from being a nurse and she has a good understanding of it all.
Dr. Geller is a gifted surgeon and a thoughtful health care consultant. We are blessed to know him.
Doctors have been excellent, staff has been friendly
Always is concerned about my health
excellent they made me feel very comfortable and put me at ease
I always have a great visit
My visit with Dr Geller and his staff are always pleasant, well-informed, timely. I'm very pleased with my specialized health care through this office. My questions and concerns are always addressed and respected!
straight forward approach I respect that
My husband and I were taken back to exam room very soon after our arrival. The person who took my blood pressure and pulse said Dr, Geller was ahead and keeping up with his patients and it would be shortly that he and nurse would be in. We waited almost 40 minutes before nurse came in. Dr Geller came in with another gentlemen and shook our hands and said everything was good from my MRI.
No sense of urgency for a very serious health issue. Test taking way to long to schedule.
I always receive professional and treated courteously by doctors and staff.
i good experience
I have complete faith in Dr. Geller and his staff. Have received excellent care and guidance over the 3 years he has taken care of me for an ongoing health issue.
Dr. Geller is an excellent physician and surgeon. He has given me a new lease on life several times by removing my cancer.
I feel that Dr. Geller and his staff are the best. They listen and respond to questions and are always friendly to me. If asked a question, they will always check for me.
Due to the state of my mind for this visit, I would say that it was a good experience and the staff has always been in contact with me.
very polite and interested in helping me
Dr. Geller is always smiling and makes me want to smile. He takes time to talk to you and always asks if you have any questions. He explains so you can understand t he problems/solutions.
I always get a clear understanding of my treatment and feel confident I am receiving the best care for my condition.
I wanted more time for discussion as to what was to happen next.
The doctor was very helpful explaining my health issues and options for care.
Dr Gellar is very kind and professional and was prompt
Very good visit in and out fast and CT scan went very well and everybody was nice and very help full be back in three months.
I was surprised by the quickness of the visit. I came to see Dr Geller through Dr Wallace, my regular gastro; Dr Wallace felt Dr Geller was the best possible match for my condition. In all honesty I felt rather overwhelmed by the rapid fire talking during my exam,a bit stressed out by the speed involved! Ten minutes from blood pressure check to being scheduled for surgery! Extremley efficiant but rather intimidating! I still am not completly clear on how the surgeey will go or even if I am having outpatient or staying a few days?
Took time to explain everything. this was a follow up to a surgery.
Both Dr. Geller and the nurse William made me feel at ease and comfortable with getting such scary news. I especially appreciated nurse William sitting down with us at the end of the visit and reviewing what was going to take place in the future.
I am very pleased to have Dr. Geller for my specialist.
Dr Geller is the best! His nurses are Great too!!
always on time. always prepared for your visit with full knowledge of your medical history
was very pleased with the experience I received today. Everyone who I talked to and saw was very courteous and helpful.
this was the initial consultation for planned liver cancer surgery. overall impression of Passavant and Dr. Geller is positive. Time will tell.
Always valuable information from Dr Geller & his team. He is the best when it come to the cancer that had spread to my liver. Highly recommend!
Not enough time spent, and did not offer any resolution to my illness.
Excellent & professional personal oriented care by staff and administrative personnel.
Dr Geller provided the news that my surgery that he performed and the subsequent chemotherapy treatments were successful and that I am cancer free. The visit could not have gone any better!!
Dr. Geller and his staff have been excellent in the 9 years I have been seeing them. I am very satisfied.
The entire visit and all involved in the visit were absolutely wonderful. The visit went so fast there were concerns I had that I forgot to ask the physician but I was given the opportunity to review my concerns with the RN Bill who was very knowledgeable and answered all of my questions
Have always been seen on time and treated with respect ,all guestions have been answered
Basically very good but it helped that I received a clean bill of health regarding my liver.
Dr Geller was great, he was knowledgeable and put my mind at ease after several months of not having answers about my liver disease.
Very informative visit with a positive outlook for medical care.
Dr. Gellar is a leading expert in his field. I feel grateful to be his patient. I felt like he was rushed during the appointment. However, if I had to choose a liver surgeon, I would always choose him and I would always recommend him to someone else.
Everyone from Dr. Geller to his office staff were very knowledgeable and helpful.
My wife and I were treated with respect. Everyone was very helpful.
very good doctor
Dr. Geller is a brilliant surgeon. I am grateful for his expertise.
everything was good
Dr. David A. Geller is a very busy doctor and gives you his undivided attention when talking to you.
Excellent very professional. Dr David Geller gave me/us Hope and a clear path ahead.
Provider was very familiar with medical history and test result. I felt very confident iI was receiving good care.
I was very please with my first experience with Dr. Geller. He took his time to explain my medical condition, offer his opinion, discuss my plan of care with me and answer all of my questions. Scheduler Georgi was very helpful and Bill, RN went above and beyond. I couldn't be happier with Dr. Geller and his staff. I highly recommend them all!
Tough the information provided couldn't be called "good" I've nothing but good experiences with "the provider" and related staff.
All is good!!!
very professional explained everything on time
I have total confidence in Dr. Geller and want to recognize Bill who works with him. He has been a great help to me always over the years and gets back to me with answers to my questions and I am much appreciative of his help and genuine caring.
waited for 1.5 hours too be seen by doctor
Dr. Geller and his staff are wonderful, caring, helpful people! They put you at ease from the start!
this was my second visit in the last four years for liver cancer. I cannot say enough about the care I was given by Dr. Geller and his staff.
Always good to see Dr. Geller.
Dr geller is a great doctor
everyone was very nice took time to talk to you and listen to you
Dr. Geller and his office staff are the absolute BEST.
Dr. Geller is a great doctor with a great staff. I always look forward to my yearly visit. My sister sings his praises. So fortunate to be under his care.
The absolute best!
Friendly,professional,concerned, helpful, doctor and staff that made me feel like more than just a patient. Showed concern and compassion to me and my family.
I trust DR GELLER'S opinion very much I feel furtinate that he is the DR caring for me, thank you very much
Feel I am very lucky to have Dr. Geller as my surgeon. Bill (RN COORD) is very receptive and responds promptly if I have any questions.
Dr. Geller and his staff are fantastic. I would refer my family to him, if needed.
ALL VERY GOOD EXPERIENCES
They are an exceptional team
best place to go for liver diseases!
in my belief I would not be alive if it were not for this doctor an his staff.
Information was concise, complete and easy to understand.
I have nothing but praise for Dr. Geller and his staff and office personnel.
Dr Gellar and his nurse were excellent. They gave me the worst possible news (stage 4 cancer) with compassion and optimism about my recovery.
Seemed rushed, but efficient and professional.
Dr. Geller is a very pleasant, focused physician.
Prompt service. Explained upcoming surgery. Calm, professional approach
We were very happy with the level of care provided by the staff at Montefiore Hospital and Sarris Clinic.
In general, I was very satisfied with the competency of all the staff and the friendliness. I would definately recommend this facility and continue to consult for answers to my illness.
They are about as good as it gets.
Wish I had a little more time to discuss options with Dr Gellar. I plan to follow up through the nursing staff with additional questions. We'll see how well those are followed up.
Dr. Geller is an accomplished surgeon. I never had misgivings or discomfort about his ability to perform the surgeries successfully.
Dr. Geller' s staff provides very good follow up to questions & concerns.
This was my first appointment and everyone was very nice and concerned about my care.
I greatly appreciated Kathleen's care and concern for my blood pressure and the medical ass't as well. Appreciated Frank in radiology being able to start my I.V. and his concern for my well-being. Appreciate Dr. Geller always looking out for me.
Switched from Blue to UPMC ( not by choice) I now know it was God doing for me what I could not do for myself. Dr Geller is the best not matter the out come, thank you Dr Geller!!!
Exceptional patient oriented professional care treating like a member of ones family.
My experience was positive. My Dr. answered everything I asked but he seemed in a rush to the point I didnt have time to think of my questains.
The doctor and staff are excellent.
Dr. Geller is an amazing and caring physician. He is so kind and compassionate towards me every time I see him.
I was very satisfied with Dr. Geller and staff.
I came over from AGH and I was not happy about the move at first but Dr Gelier and his staff made it much easier
very good, I feel Dr. Geller saved my life!
dr Geller is terrific!
I credit Dr. Geller with saving my life. I hold him in the highest possible regard.
Seemed efficient and courteous
my husband and I were pleasant with our visit with Dr. Geller and staff.
wonderful experience. great Doctor and staff
He is very good and communicate with me very well.
I don't feel that Dr. Gellar was prepared for my appt. He spent about 5 minutes with me, told me if I had another pancreatic attack to go to the hospital.
Doctor Geller saved my life with his expertise skills staff bedside manner and just everything. I am so very thankful for him and I have been truly blessed to have him as my surgeon. With him I feel all my concerns are met and I don't worry about my health concerns all because of Doctor Geller. He is a blessing to all of his patients.
very efficient and productive surgery follow-up appointment.
Dr geller is an extremely knowledgeable and personable provider! He answers my questions and concerns. I would highly recommend DrGeller as well as his office!
clearly very knowledgable very routine for provider
outstanding doctor and staff. I feel very comfortable with having my care in their hands.
My concerns were listened to and answered satisfactorily. I was treated with respect by everyone I saw.
The nurse Vicki that assist us is always very helpful. She is great during a time like this
10 years cancer free after Stage IV tumor removed from my liver. That's all good!!!
Very professional and friendly staff. Dr. Geller was very approachable and respectful.
We are very pleased with Dr. Geller.
So glad my ins. pd. for me to see Dr. Geller. He has taken the worry away,I know I am in good hands for my treatment.Answered all my questions.Both nurses in his office very good also.
All Nurses, Doctor's, and administrative staff were very professional and courteous. I was treated like family and not just like a number. Every experience I have had with my follow-up visits at Doctor Geller's office has been positive and with compassion and excellent professional care.! God has truly blessed me with the level of concern and care I always receive from Doctor Geller and his entire staff!!
I just love Dr. David Gellar and his staff. I've been through alot and they are wonderful, caring individuals.
Dr. Geller and his staff are among the friendliest and professional staff I've had to pleasure to go to
we had a productive discussion about the plan of treatment. it was evident they had reviewed the record. however the revisit questionnaire that had be completed on the computer had not been pulled up.