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Amit Tevar, MD

Transplant Surgery


  • Surgery


  • UPMC Hamot
  • UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
  • UPMC Shadyside
  • UPMC Passavant
  • UPMC Presbyterian
  • UPMC Mercy

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UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh 4401 Penn Ave. Hillman Center for Pediatric Transplantation

Pittsburgh, PA 15224

Office Phone:
(412) 692-6110

UPMC Montefiore 3459 Fifth Ave. 7 South

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Office Phone:
(412) 647-5800

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I would recommend UPMC for anyone requiring or donating for an organ transplant. They are the best!!

The wait time for this last appt was a little crazy. My appt was at 11:15 I was checked in and in a room by 11 but didn't have anyone come in till 12:20 and saw the Dr around 1.

my experience was very good all levels. Nothing but praise!!

Dr. Tevar is a knowledgeable, courteous and caring doctor.

Dr. Tevar is the best! He always makes me feel I made a good decision to become a kidney donor.

Having met numerous doctors over the last 15 years (for the various health needs of my husband and mother), I can sincerely say Dr. Tevar is the best doctor I have had the pleasure of seeing. Besides being an obviously talented surgeon, he has an exceptional "bed-side manner."

Dr Tevar has been very attentive and explained everything clearly ever since the transplant.

pleasant experi nice at starzl transplant center

I'd say Dr. Tevar is the best doctor I've ever seen. Very caring, personable, knowledgeable and certainly gives me the sense that I am in the most capable hands. UPMC should do everything possible to keep him here for his whole career.

Dr Tevar and the Starzl Clinic staff are the absolute bomb! They provide top notch care in a confident and compassionate manner. I am a health care professional myself and I know competent care when I experience it. I would trust Dr Tevar and his staff with my family's care.

the team is always nice and helpful. I had a very good experience.

Awesome care and Great people! Just wonderful

prompt,courteous service

Tevar is by far the most respectful concerned and involved dr. I have ever had the pleasure of seeing

Dr Tevar is amazing. Very attentive, knowledgeable, & concerned with my overall wellbeing/recovery. This kidney donation process/recovery was very smooth. THANK YOU

Everyone has been so nice Garnoza, Tevar, Elaine, Donya Lawrance

Dr. Tevar is so nice, down to earth, easy to talk too. Wish we had more doctors like him.

Everyone at the Starzl Transplant Institute was very polite and respected me as a patient! They were all easy to talk to and able to understand what I needed and the questions that I had!

good experience

Dr Tevar is excellent.

The doctor answered all our questions and explained all our options.

he was great

Dr. Tevar was very kind when answering all my questions. He explained very well and with great humanity. This gave me a lot of confidence and thus supporting my recovery. Thanks.

Dr Tevar is an amazing man, with a very kind heart. He is very informative and helpful in every way. Never rushes your care no matter how busy. The whole office is courteous and make things run smoothly.

I have felt the care I have received has been excellent.


Always a good experience with Dr. Tevar ! Always well taken care of at all times.

Dr. Tevar is the top provider in his field, and approaches his job with exemplary professionalism and personable demeanor.

Dr. Tevar is my surgeon who performed my liver transplant on February 22, 2018. I am not exaggerating when I say he saved my life and I am so very grateful. His skill as a surgeon is only outmatched by his wonderful demeanor and bedside manner. I will always remember his warm smile that gave me so much confidence to make it through. Even when things were difficult. I cannot say enough about him and the staff. The folks at UPMC were fabulous and I always felt that when he was talking to me I was the most important person to him. I know he has other patients and is now saving others every day, but I always will feel that when he was with me there was nothing more important to him. He is a good man and I am so blessed to have him on my side. I hope others can have the same care I received from all of the folks at UPMC. The transplant team may be the best anywhere. Thanks Doc. You certainly are the best. God bless.

everyone is helpful and doctor very knowledgeable

Dr. Tevar is a wonderful, skilled, professional - you are blessed to have him!

Dr. Tevar is a competent and compassionate doctor. I felt comfortable during my interactions with him and certainly he is among the top doctors I have come across.

I feel everyone goes above and beyond at the hospital. They treat everyone with respect

I am kidney donor. Dr. Tevar has been very attentive and thorough in giving information and answering questions each and every time I have seen him. He is a particularly caring doctor in my opinion.

Dr. Tevar is the best, very knowledgeable, kind and caring person.

Overall excellent experience. Complete confidence in Dr. Tevar and his staff.

Dr Tevar is the best doctor that both me and my husband have had. He is honest and straightforward but still really cares about how we feel emotionally. He always makes me feel like I am his only patient when he is with me.

i could not be happier with the care i have received from Dr. Tevar and his team.

Dr. Tevar and his staff are amazing! the BEST team of health care providers I have ever had!

Dr Tevar has changed our lives. He goes over everything with us and explains everything.

very kind,courteous

Dr. Tevar always takes time to talk to me and explain any concerns I have.

Love Dr. Tevar

very informative provider with excellant bedside manner. he is to be commended for excellant work but he needs to take at least 1 day off per week before he ends up as a patient himself.

alll good

The wait time between my talk with the Dr. and the coordinator (who I was supposed to see inmediatly) took more than 45 minutes.

very thorough, listened well, addressed all questions and concerns

N/A - Quick and easy follow up appointment

everyone is so polite love upmc

Dr. Tevar and his team are outstanding professionals, at the top of their profession. Additionally, their personable demeanor and approach make it much easier for patients under their care.

All of my experiences with Dr. Tevar were excellent. He was very emphathetic, informative, and even though he is very busy, he never rushed me, answering all my questions.

I have been going to UPMC for 2.5 years. I am a kidney donor. Last week was my last visit. I was impressed with Dr. Tevar from the first moment I met him and that opinion has not waivered. I think he is an excellent physician/surgeon. He comes across as sincerely caring for his patients. You hear the term 'bedside manner' in healthcare; Dr Tevar has an excellent bedside manner. I feel very fortunate that he happened to be my physician.

I do not have one negative comment on my experience with Dr. Tevar or any staff I interacted with!

Dr Tevar may be the best physician in the United States. Wonderful man!

I love Dr. Tevar, could not be happier with the care he gives me.


My Brother and I are extremely grateful to be under the care of Dr. Tevar and Dr. Humar

Dr. Tevar is a consummate professional. There has never been a moment of doubt that the care and execution of my Kidney donation would not executed flawlessly. It is also important to know my comments about Dr. Tevar can be given to all the Transplant team you have assembled at UPMC. Each member, and there are many whom I have met during this process, deserve kudos and high praise. Job well done. Keep up the good work even if you feel underappreciated. Your surgical execution, post surgery recovery, kind words, bedside manner made my decision to donate a Kidney an awesome experience. I feel and know that I am blessed to have been chosen to help others. Thank you!

Dr Tevar and your whole staff at UPMC are the best. I have been to other hospitals and no one compares to UPMC. All employees (doctors,nurses,house keeping,maintenance crew) never said a harsh word about their jobs or the hospital. I donated to my son. He did a lot of research before the transplant and said mom we are going to Pittsburgh. That's where we will get the best doctors and care. That was the best decision he made for us. We can't thank staff enough

dr Tevar was outstanding. clear communicator. knowledgeable. took pains to address my needs and concerns. actively intervened when I made requests. very pleased.

Dr. Tevar is respectful, personable, and informative. His congenial manner and informed practice are rare and appreciated.

The care I receive from UPMC Transplant Dept. is the best treatment and care!

This was an amazing experience! The information was accurate & comprehensible.

Dr. Tevar is excellent, my care at UPMC was competent, compassionate and a wonderful experience.

Dr. Tevar is the best so glad to have him as my doctor, really cares about his patients, always smiling!

Dr Tevar was awesome. excellent doctor, very professional, incredible bed side manner!

The Dr. was very pleasant and the my Kidney coordinator was on spot!


I have had an amazing experience here. I donated my kidney on Feb 16th on behalf of my dad who received his in October I was treated like a queen from start to finish. Dr Tevar and Elaine are amazing and I can't give this program enough praise my stay at the hospital was wonderful and the nurses were amazing.

Dr. tevar is a great human being and doctor. Elaine Lander is fantastic too!!

Dr Tevar was remarkable. He was clear in his explanation, confident in his ability to help our family and kind. He explained the kidney transplant process and answered our questions clearly.

I can't say anything but great things about Dr. Tevar.

Dr. Tevar and his staff provided the best care I have ever received. Dr. Tevar is skilled and caring and relates to his patients very well.

Dr. Tevar and Ms. Lander, my nurse coordinator, were outstanding . They went above and beyond what I expected. They advocated in my behalf and the doctors' bedside manner and professionalism were exemplary. By far, the best medical staff I have had interacted with. Very caring, understanding, and knowledagble. I can't say enough good things about these individuals except Thank You. From myself, my son, and my family.

Dr Tevar was measured and thorough in my care. He made sure I understood everything about the process and that I was comfortable doing my donation.

only saw Dr Tevar 1 time for transplant evaluation, very nice and understand man great BED side manor!

Dr. Tevar eased my concerns regarding the swap program and my inability to directly donate to my husband. He made me feel like my husbands case is a priority for him, which I hope is true. I appreciated his time and expertise.

My concern was that I'm always tired, and Dr. Tevar said that is normal and I'm doing great and I'll get better and better and I'm very happy with that info.

Dr. Tevar is the best all the way around

Dr Tevar has been extremely nice, courteous, professional and although I know the clinic is very busy he always sits down and addresses every question that I ask. Dr Sood has also followed me for high blood pressure. Both of them are excellent providers and I consider myself very blessed to have them as my healthcare providers.

Dr. Tevar is by far the best practitioner I have ever met. He's knowledgeable not only about the medicine related to transplants, but the psychology of both donors and recipients. As busy as he is, he always makes time for his patients and I always leave the office feeling like I had his full attention. It's obvious that he is passionate not only about his patients, but the overall success of the transplant program at Starzyl Institute.6

I am impressed with Dr. Tevar's care. His concern, compassion and time spent with me is excellent. I've already recommended the Transplant Program at Hamot to others due to the staff's commitment and care.

Dr. Tevar and the entire staff have been amazing and I have had a great experience with them.

Dr. Tevar and Angela Barber are the best! They made my kidney donation the best experience possible - even when I was so sick and in lots of pain they had me come in as often as I wanted for checkups and reassurance.

The entire Starzl team that I deal with is fabulous. Specificly Dr. Tvar and Angela Barber. My husband and I are so thankful for Dr Tvar and can't express our gratitude enough. Also, Angela is competent and takes care of you as though you are family.