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


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.

Languages Spoken



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

"Excellent Doctor with great people skills!"

March 29, 2023

"Dr. El-Hachem is excellent. I'm so glad she's my doctor. I totally trust her with my care. Give her a raise!"

February 26, 2023

"Very positive experience"

February 02, 2023

"Love Dr. El-Hachem! Would absolutely recommend her to anyone with UC!!!"

January 14, 2023

"Dr. El-Hachem is an excellent, caring doctor. I feel like she includes me in all decisions about my healthcare."

January 13, 2023

"Dr. El-Hachem is excellent."

January 06, 2023

"Dr. El-Hachem is one of the best doctors that I have ever met. She takes the time to explain what is going on, and then she goes beyond expectations to research the "why" things have happened!"

December 16, 2022

"Dr. S El-Hachem is my idea of the ideal health provider. She makes eye contact, takes time to listen and discuss cause and treatments. She exceeded my expectations. I couldn't wait to tell my family about the experience. I am so happy to have found Dr. S El-Hachem."

December 16, 2022

"Explained options to best manage my condition with care and simplicity."

December 09, 2022

"The doctor is very persistent about finding the cause and an appropriate treatment for the problem."

October 21, 2022



University of Pittsburgh Medical Center


American University of Beirut


American Board of Internal Med-Gastroenterology


Cleveland Clinic
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