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University of Pittsburgh Physicians

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

UPMC Presbyterian
200 Lothrop St.
Suite B400
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(412) 647-3685

120 E. 2nd St.
3rd Floor
Erie, PA 16509
Office Phone:
(814) 877-8005


Neurological Surgery, American Board of Neurological Surgery


MD, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical College, Richmond, VA

University of California at San Francisco,
San Francisco, CA

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June 14, 2017

We waited 2 hours before called to the exam room. We live 100 miles away and it added to the lateness of getting out of the city.

May 03, 2017

From beginning to end everyone was very professional and courteous, I would like to thank all involved with my procedures.

April 12, 2017

I was unable to evaluate Dr. Richardson due to his delay at my appointment time.

March 29, 2017

excellent staff

March 01, 2017

Dr Richardson and his staff are excellent and provided more than I anticipated in caring for my problem. They spent time and had understanding of my issues. Great team!!!

February 15, 2017

Dr Richardson and Danielle are very concerning, compassionate and attentive to your needs. They are both very quick to answer any concerns you have either by phone or email. I would recommend them both to anyone.

February 15, 2017

dr. Richardson spent an extraordinary amount of time answering all of my questions.

January 25, 2017

From the time we entered the Dr's office until the Dr./P. A. came in was over one hour. Dr. was very attentive to our son and us, his parents. Dr. showed patience with our son and listened to him and answered every question. Dr. never hurried our son or dismissed his inability to express himself.

January 12, 2017

dr explained possible procedure in understandable terms. gave my husband email address so we could email any further questions

October 12, 2016

Everyone was very patient and understanding with my family and myself. We had a lot of questions and everything was answered to our satisfaction. We feel completely comfortable with the Doctor and PA. Thank you!