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Sandra M El-Hachem, MD
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Expertise: Abdominal Pain, Anemia,See all...

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Federal North Medical Office Building (Primary)
1307 Federal St, Suite B100
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Fax (412) 359-8977
500 Blazier Dr, Suite 200
Wexford, PA 15090
Fax (412) 359-8977

Dr. El-Hachem specializes in caring for individuals with digestive disorders, including inflammatory bowel diseases, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, and microscopic colitis.

She is the director of Center for Inflammatory Bowel Diseases. She is skilled at advanced endoscopic procedures, such as chromoendoscopy, capsule endoscopy, pouchoscopy, and ileoscopy.

After earning her degree at the American University of Beirut School of Medicine in Beirut, Lebanon, she completed her residency at Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. She gained additional training and expertise during her fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

Dr. El-Hachem speaks English, French, and Arabic.

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Abdominal Pain
Celiac Disease
Colon Cancer Screening
Colon and Rectal Disease
Colorectal Cancer
Crohn's Disease
Digestive Conditions
Dyspepsia (Indigestion)
Esophageal Cancer
Gastrointestinal Cancer
Hiatal Hernia
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Gas
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Lactose Intolerance
Ulcerative Colitis


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Recent Patient Comments

"Love this team!!!"

November 15, 2023

"I love Dr. El-Hachem & her team. They are all tremendous."

September 19, 2023

"Received excellent care!"

September 18, 2023

"Dr. El Hachem is a great doctor. She listens and explains everything"

August 29, 2023

"Doctor El Hachem was wonderful."

August 27, 2023

"I really liked her, took a lot of time explaining all, better than my last gastro dr."

August 09, 2023

"Dr. El-Hachem is my favorite dr. I wish she could do all of my care/not just _____."

June 22, 2023

"Ths was my first visit with Dr El Hachem. My previous Dr in the practice had retired. I felt that she had looked into my extensive medical records before the visit to be able to discuss my medical Issues. It's hard to change to a new dr and it was a very good first visit."

May 28, 2023

"Dr. El-Hachem is a wonderful doctor. I saw her at a previous practice many years ago and am happy to be under her care again. She is very knowledgeable and takes the time to really listen to her patients and understand what is going on. I would recommend her in a heartbeat to anyone."

May 18, 2023

"Dr El-Hachem is the best!"

April 26, 2023



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