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Sub Specialty:
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Bloodless Medicine

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Shadyside
UPMC Passavant
UPMC Presbyterian
UPMC St Margaret

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.7 Stars
205 Patient
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UPP - Department of Neurological Surgery
Three Rivers Wexford –UPMC Passavant Spine Center
12680 Perry Highway
2nd Floor
Wexord, PA 15090
Office Phone:
(412) 864-3420

UPMC Presbyterian
200 Lothrop St.
Suite A-402
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(412) 647-3685


Neurological Surgery, American Board of Neurological Surgery


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

University of Virginia Medical School,
Charlottesville, VA

University of California at San Francisco,
San Francisco, CA

Auckland City Hospital,
Auckland, New Zealand

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August 08, 2019

I did not see Dr. Kanter. I saw his assistant and I liked her. she was very knowledgeable and friendly.

August 08, 2019

Dr. Kanter, Angela and the entire staff were wonderful and very easy to work with!!

August 08, 2019

dr. kanter was very helpful and made me feel at ease. he wants to explore other options before surgery. i like that. would tell others to go to him.

August 08, 2019

PA Angela was very thorough and professional during my visit

August 08, 2019

very pleased with overall experience

July 25, 2019

He listens to my concerns.

July 25, 2019

Dr. Kanter and staff have been wonderful with me. Call me, update me, call if questions come up. Awesome care

July 25, 2019

This was an initial visit with the doctor. He has ordered test to determine whether I can be helped or not.

July 18, 2019

Dr. Adam Kanter is sn excellent physician/surgeon & extremely attentive, polite & knowledgeable. His staff as well.

July 18, 2019

I had major leg pain from Sciatic Nerve issues due to a bulging disk. Dr. Kanter operated on me on June 4th and it resolved my pain. I am very thankful