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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
171 Patient
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University of Pittsburgh Physicians

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


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San Francisco, CA

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Auckland, New Zealand

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May 25, 2017

Care was very good

May 11, 2017

Dr Kanter is a top notch surgeon and did an excellent job. I would recommend him highly to anyone who would need cervical spine surgery

May 04, 2017

appt time was 1030am. saw MD at 1245. left the office by 1pm. talked mostly to nurse. spoke to MD less than 4 mins

April 27, 2017

very friendly staff, problems and concerns taken care of promptly

April 27, 2017

wait time to see dr. was over two hours!

March 30, 2017

They were very friendly and helpful

March 23, 2017

The PAC was very polite and professional. She directed her attention to my problem and answered my questions and concerns!

March 23, 2017

I had been having severe pain ongoing for months. When I contacted Dr. Kanters office they saw me in a short period of time and, ordered tests "stat" for me. Gia also was very concerned and relayed that concern to Dr. Kanter.

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.