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J. William Bookwalter, MD



Sub Specialty:
Spinal Surgery

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

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Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.7 Stars
33 Patient
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Greater Pittsburgh Orthopaedic Associates
5820 Centre Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
Office Phone:
(412) 661-5500


Neurological Surgery, American Board of Neurological Surgery


MD, Loyola University of Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL

University of Pittsburgh Medical School,
Pittsburgh, PA

University of Michigan Medical School,
Ann Arbor, MI


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December 08, 2014

Very good experience. Dr. B and office staff were extremely helpful.

November 17, 2014

Dr. Bookwalter was very patient and explained the possible surgery needed. He ordered x-rays to study my back condition and r/x's to help ease the pain in the meantime. He was kind and courteous. I will be seeing him again in two weeks.

November 17, 2014

Dr. Bookwalter performed a double hemi laminectomy discotomy in August of 2009 and I had great results.No problems for 5 years but recently I was getting back pain in the same area. His staff got me in right away and ordered an MRI. After reviewing the results I was prescribed a care plan. Excellent.

October 27, 2014

This physician was willing to listen to my questions and concerns and address them. It was obvious he had exceptional knowledge in his area, and I trusted his advice/decision-making process. I plan to stay with him for my particular health problem in the future.

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