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Specialty:

Neurosurgery

Sub Specialty:
Neuro-Oncology
Neurovascular Surgery

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

Language Spoken:
Spanish

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.8 Stars
104 Patient
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LOCATION(S):

UPP - Department of Neurological Surgery
UPMC Presbyterian
200 Lothrop St.
Suite A-402
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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UPMC Presbyterian
200 Lothrop St.
Suite B400
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(412) 647-3685
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BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

Neurological Surgery, American Board of Neurological Surgery

Education:

MD, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Residency:
Massachusetts General Hospital,
Boston, MA




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January 05, 2018

Dr. Friedlander and his staff were all extremely courteous and helpful and I was very thankful to have made this appointment. He left me with very good hopes that I will be ok in a extremely stressful situation. I would recommend him to anyone.

December 20, 2017

Everyone was kind and helpful, the provider talked to me in a way that it was easier for me, and explained my options of care and it was my decision to go the next step in my care.

December 15, 2017

dr. Friedlander is the best

December 13, 2017

I love his confidence,

December 13, 2017

my care was good other than waiting in the room for quit some time

November 22, 2017

This appointment was to ascertain, from an expert neurovascular surgeon whether I would need brain surgery which my Primary Care Physician thought I would need. This purpose was achieved when he told me that I would not need surgery.

October 04, 2017

The best there is..

September 20, 2017

Dr. Friedlander is the best! I couldn't get better care than he provides.

August 30, 2017

We love Dr. Freidlander & his staff

July 26, 2017

I was very impressed with Dr. Friedlander. First time visit and he was wonderful, asking and answering questions for me(us)