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Specialty:

Pediatric Neurosurgery
Neurosurgery

Sub Specialty:
Neuro-Oncology

Hospital Affiliation(s):
Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
UPMC Presbyterian
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

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Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.5 Stars
70 Patient
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LOCATION(S):

University of Pittsburgh Physicians

Department of Neurological Surgery
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
4401 Penn Ave.
2nd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
Office Phone:
(412) 692-5090
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BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

Neurological Surgery, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Education:

MD, University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada

Residency:
Toronto Western Hospital,
Toronto, Canada


Fellowships:
Hospital For Sick Children,
Toronto, ON Canada



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October 27, 2016

The experience was great, Everyone there in the office was wonderful and worked to get the job done quickly and efficiently;

August 18, 2016

Very comprehensive visit-questions answered-thorough exam

August 08, 2016

Dr. Tamber is an excellent surgeon. My son's neurosurgical needs are very complex, and Dr. Tamber's decisions and recommendations have made a very positive difference in his health. I am forever grateful for Dr. Tamber's surgical skills and good decisions.

June 23, 2016

Only bad thing was the wait time. Arrived at 825 for an 845 appointment. Vitals were done immediately and we were sent back to the waiting room. We were not taken to the exam room until 935. Then waited another 30 min to be seen.

June 16, 2016

MD and NP were knowledgable and answered aloo of our questions. Also explained our sons condition in a way we could understand.

June 13, 2016

Good visit

June 09, 2016

Everyone we have come in contact with at this office, and MRI has been very professional and made the experience a positive one.

May 16, 2016

very good care!

April 25, 2016

Dr Tamber is a doctor that you as a parent know what he said during the visit is true. Plus you know from the way he talks to you that he is one of the best surgeons anyone could ask for.

March 14, 2016

Dr Tamber is an excellent physician. He has always taken his time to explain our son's condition and any questions we had about his condition/care. We are very pleased with his care and thank God we were blessed with him in our son's care. I know we answered about waiting for his appointments but this does not bother us in the least bit because the wait is worth it.