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Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
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University of Pittsburgh Physicians

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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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!

September 21, 2016

very satisfied, so much so that I'm having surgery there.

August 24, 2016

wonderful care I am very pleased

August 10, 2016

Dr. Richardson and his staff were willing to take their time sit in the room answer questions to make sure my family an I understood what was going on. You really don't get that very often. I really appreciate it.

May 18, 2016

excellent treatmenta

May 11, 2016

The entire office staff from the receptionist to the physician's assistant, to Dr. Richardson himself were courteous, kind and professional.

April 27, 2016

Dr. Richardson and his P.A. Danielle Wagner are exceptional. I would not be going through this dangerous surgery if I didn't feel very confident with them nor trust them.

April 20, 2016

Dr. Richardson was very open about my choices to possibly help control my seizures or decrease them. he gave me 3 options to help my epilepsy. nothing is guaranteed to stop my seizures, everyone is different. I will always have to take medicine he said. I believe he was honest with me and let me make my own choice for surgery. it is my life and I know how I feel every day.

March 30, 2016

very knowledgable and courteous