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Sub Specialty:
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Bloodless Medicine

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

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.6 Stars
171 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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May 24, 2018

All of your staff are doing a good job and the PA and Doctor Kanter are very good at what they do.

May 24, 2018

last visit was good, previous two, doctor seemed to be in a hurry

May 24, 2018

Dr. Kanter answered and explained all questions I had clearly and concisely. He reviewed my x-rays and MRI results with me. He gave me different options and his opinion when I asked for it. Great visit.

May 10, 2018

I spent most of my time with my doctor's PA. he reviewed my MRI with my husband and I. he was very attentive and explained everything very well. my husband and I were very impressed.My physician visited me, as well. He acknowledged and concurred with the PA. Administer his orders for me and sent his nurse in to talk with my husband and I. We are very impressed with the service that I receive at UPMC that we continue to travel from the state of Virginia to receive this assiduous service! Thank you.

May 10, 2018

The doctor and his staff did an excellent job of addressing my pain level to get me some relief while awaiting much needed surgery. They also got me into the office as soon as possible and addressed all my issues. I am so thankful for their help.

May 03, 2018

Dr. Kanter and his staff are the best in the world in my opinion !!! I trust and love all of them

May 03, 2018


May 03, 2018

I feel like I am in good hands. All staff were great with me and my wife.

April 26, 2018

very pleased with the provider

April 26, 2018

The intake people for the x-ray dept and Dr. Kanters were excellent. The doctor I saw was not Dr. Kanter himself. After my initial brief meeting with Dr. Kanter and seeing him briefly before my major back surgery I never saw Dr. Kanter again. I was told by my daughter that he did come to the recovery room a few times. but