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Sub Specialty:
Neurovascular Surgery

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Hamot
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
UPMC Shadyside
UPMC Passavant
UPMC Presbyterian
UPMC Mercy
UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
UPMC Altoona

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Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
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UPP - Department of Neurological Surgery
UPMC Presbyterian
200 Lothrop St.
Suite B400
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(412) 647-3685

UPMC Presbyterian
200 Lothrop St.
Suite A-402
Pittsburgh, PA 15213


Neurological Surgery, American Board of Neurological Surgery


MD, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Massachusetts General Hospital,
Boston, MA

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May 22, 2019

Very knowledgeable about the reason I seen him for.

May 22, 2019

This was the first time I got to see a specialist dealing with my condition and I had a lot of questions I wanted answers too. I realize the Doctor must stay on a schedule but considering I was a new patient and traveling two hours for my appointment I should have been given more time with the Doctor.

May 22, 2019

Dr. Friedlander is a very great doctor! I appreciate his knowledge, helpfulness, and thoroughness. He consulted several other doctors in regards to my case, which gave me even more assurance and confidence in the results of my MRI.

May 08, 2019

my entire experience with dr. fried lander and Emily were exceptional.

May 08, 2019

Dr Friedlander and his team are awesome!

May 01, 2019

I spent over an hour waiting for the doctor to come in to see me

May 01, 2019

I really felt like he thought I was wasting his time.

April 24, 2019

All staff (Physician, PA-C, RN and office staff) were all very respectful and they took the time to listen & explain the medical issues at hand.

March 06, 2019

excellent service

March 06, 2019

Dr. Friedlander and his team saved my life following the rupture of a previously undiagnosed AVM in my brain. I will be forever grateful to him and the wonderful men and women working with him.