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Specialty:

Neurosurgery

Sub Specialty:
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Bloodless Medicine

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC St. Margaret
UPMC Shadyside
Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
UPMC Passavant
UPMC Presbyterian


Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.6 Stars
165 Patient
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LOCATION(S):

University of Pittsburgh Physicians

Department of Neurological Surgery
Three Rivers Wexford –UPMC Passavant Spine Center
12680 Perry Highway
2nd Floor
Wexord, PA 15090
Office Phone:
(412) 864-3420
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UPMC Presbyterian
200 Lothrop St.
Suite A-402
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(412) 647-3685
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BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

Neurological Surgery, American Board of Neurological Surgery

Education:

MD, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT

Residency:
University of Virginia Medical School,
Charlottesville, VA


Fellowships:
University of California at San Francisco,
San Francisco, CA

Auckland City Hospital,
Auckland, New Zealand



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March 02, 2017

I always feel very well taken care of when I visit this office & Dr Kanter.

February 23, 2017

excellent nurse/assistant! what I really thought was fantastic was the ability they gave me to take my MRI and Xrays right there on the same day. I really appreciated that. It made feel that my time was just as important as the Doctors. that has not happened very often in the past with other Dr's. Your staff is unbelievably helpful not with just me but everyone. I watched them control themselves and be patient with people who were how can I say quite difficult.

February 16, 2017

Excellent provider and team. Would not trust anyone else with my care.

February 16, 2017

Have only seen MD on the 6 wk check up. Would be nice if he would say hi. His staff is top notch.

February 16, 2017

I waited 5 weeks for this appointment with Adam Kanter. I NEVER saw him on this visit. I saw his assistant, who basically went against everything 3 of my doctors and a radiologist saw on my scans. I don't have any faith that he is right. It would have been nice to see the doctor I paid my copay to see. I'm FURIOUS about this.

February 16, 2017

This was my fifth visit concerning need for surgery for pain control and possibility of surgical intervention. Two of these visits were with in-network ortho surgeons; two with in-network neuro surgeons and then finially with Dr. Kanter. The two ortho surgeons wanted to do surgery to release entrapped nerve and stabilize part of the spine with rods and plates. First neuro surgeon would not operate because he said I could come out with more problems. Second neuro surgeon referred me to Dr. Kanter. I finally have connected with the right doctor. Dr. Kanter, the resident who did my initial intake and all staff from receptionist to schedulers were amazing. Even when I had a question and called the nurses office the response was quick and she answered all my questions. Can't say enough about this neurosurgery department. It is still uncertain about my treatment plan until further testing is done but I know I am in the best of hands.

February 16, 2017

My first impression is only good. The entire staff was courtious, polite, knowledgeable, caring, and expedient.

February 09, 2017

Provider gave me clear information and advise.

February 09, 2017

Dr. Kanter and his staff are always kind, considerate, and extremely well informed of what my problems are before they walk through the door. Due to my condition, my issue remains the same to some extent. The whole staff has been consistently kind and considerate of my issue and some of the problems that were created by the issue.

February 02, 2017

No complaints. Dr. Kanter's office called me a few weeks ago asking me to come in for a 1 year follow-up. Dr. Kanter has been very friendly when I talked with him and his staff goes out of their way to help me with questions or concerns. They have been great.