Search for a UPMC doctor near you

Narrow your search:

To speak with an appointment scheduler, call 1-800-533-UPMC between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Note: We can schedule appointments for many — but not all — UPMC doctors and locations at this number.

Verify Your Insurance

Please call the physician's office to verify insurance coverage prior to scheduling an appointment.

Specialty:

Neurosurgery

Sub Specialty:
Neurosurgery

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Hamot
UPMC Presbyterian

Language Spoken:

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
44 Patient
Satisfaction Ratings
Learn About Our Survey

LOCATION(S):

University of Pittsburgh Physicians

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

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

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

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

Neurological Surgery, American Board of Neurological Surgery

Education:

MD, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical College, Richmond, VA

Residency:
University of California at San Francisco,
San Francisco, CA


Fellowships:


Appointment Information

New Patients

Appointment Information

Call 1-800-533-UPMC (8762), Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. to schedule an appointment OR call the locations listed above to speak with a representative.


Returning Patients

  • Your doctor may participate in scheduling through MyUPMC. If you would like to book online, please log in and visit the Appointments tab.
  • Call the locations listed above to speak with a representative.

Patient Ratings


Rate the Provider

Listens Carefully

Spends Enough Time with You

Recommend This Provider to Family/Friends

Shows Respect for Patients

Provides Easy to Understand Information

Explains in a Way You Understand

Patient Comments

Patient comments are gathered from our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and are displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-indentified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

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

March 30, 2016

fantastic visit it was unbelievable how well this office was run

February 25, 2016

Very satisfied with my initial office visit.

February 11, 2016

Dr. Richardson continues to help me with maintaining my neurological health since brain surgeries. He and his staff have become trusted resources for me. I would recommend him and his office to anyone.

January 21, 2016

Dr. Richardson is my neurosurgeon. I totally trust him to perform My DBS and that my Parkinson's Disease side effects will be Limited or eliminated.