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Sub Specialty:
Neurovascular Surgery
Cranial Base Surgery

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Mercy
UPMC Presbyterian
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

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Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
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71 Patient
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University of Pittsburgh Physicians

Department of Neurological Surgery
UPMC Presbyterian
200 Lothrop St.
Suite A-402
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(412) 647-2827



MD, Complutence University, Madrid, Spain

University Hospital La Paz,
Madrid, Spain

University of Virginia Medical School,
Charlottesville, VA

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

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September 20, 2016

Dr. Miranda-Fernandez was excellent. I saw him for a second opinion regarding my condition. I flew from Alaska and I was self-pay. I received excellent care and the second opinion was definitely beneficial.

August 30, 2016

Doctor provided complete information and explanations of condition and how to proceed. We were very encouraged.

August 30, 2016

Very pleased with my mother's treatment and followup at Presby. Hospital. Staff is really on top of things.

August 23, 2016

great surgeon. wouldn't be here otherwise. too busy. visits are breezy. this is necessary due to his workload. willing to work with me on future mri's to be done at my local upmc facility because of the distance I must travel. that is a big help for me.

July 19, 2016


June 23, 2016

Very good experience

June 21, 2016

Juan was professional

April 19, 2016

Dr. Fernandez-Miranda and Lois Burkhart are totally excellent. Everything is excellent, except there is usually a long wait for the doctor.

March 08, 2016

I think Dr.Miranda is great. He answers my questions with answers I can understand. If I need to go over something he will go over it without making me look stupid.

January 26, 2016

Dr Fernandez is a wonderful caring person and took very good care of me