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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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February 14, 2018

Everyone made me feel completely comfortable and took their time to explain everything and answer all my questions.

February 14, 2018

Dr Richardson is one of the best Dr's we have seen since her diagnosis of Epilpesy

February 14, 2018

I am my daughter's legal guardian and was with her for the appointment with Dr. Richardson. Although we did have to wait, Dr. Richardson was helpful, humble, and very knowledgeable and respectful. He spent a lot of time answering our questions about surgery and explaining, which we greatly appreciated.

January 31, 2018

It was a good visit I was listed to and things was explained very well .

January 03, 2018

Dr Richardson is fantastic! He spent time with us, answering all our questions in a clear, intelligent responses. He was very pleasant and set out minds at ease for our procedure. He was well spoken and very courteous and compassionate. A definite asset to the medical field and UPMC.

December 06, 2017

My service and care with this provider and staff was excellent.

November 22, 2017

dr. Richardson and the p.a. were very concerned with my condition

September 20, 2017

Danielle and Dr Richardson were very easy to talk to ,and took the time to answer all questions that we had. Really help to set our minds at ease

August 16, 2017

It has been a good experience all the way

August 09, 2017

This was my first visit with Dr. Robert M. Richardson for Essential Tremor. He made me feel very much at ease, examined my symptoms, explained DBS surgical procedure, the DBS candidacy evaluation I would need before surgery and took the time to answered all my questions in terminology that I understood.