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Sub Specialty:
Radiation Oncology
Cranial Base Surgery

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC St. Margaret
UPMC Shadyside
Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
UPMC Presbyterian
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
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184 Patient
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University of Pittsburgh Physicians

Department of Neurological Surgery
UPMC Presbyterian (UPMC Presbyterian - Gamma Knife)
200 Lothrop St.
Suite F-158
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(412) 647-0953


Neurological Surgery, American Board of Neurological Surgery


MD, Columbia University Hospital, New York, NY

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

Karolinska Institute, Sweden,
Stockholm, Sweden

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March 13, 2017

always have excellent care and service when visiting Dr Lunsford and team. we actually travel over 3 hours just to see Dr Lunsford, due to the excellent care and service

February 22, 2017

My visit was a very good experience.

February 20, 2017

I have complete confidence with UPMC and their Dr's and staff

February 15, 2017


February 01, 2017

Dr. Lunsford was very concern regarding my health and referred me to the ear and eye center cause IMay have an eye problem

January 30, 2017

Very professional and caring

January 23, 2017

I'm extremely happy Dr. Lunsford brought Gamma Knife to Pittsburgh; he and his staff have been great during the years since 2009 when I had my first Gamma Knife procedure and regular checks of the tumor's growth.

January 23, 2017

I am from out of state and everyone was concerned for my comfort, made special effort to see that I knew where to go for tests etc. I was well treated, cared for and very impressed.

January 18, 2017

All experiences and care was excellent.

January 09, 2017

Dr. Lunsford is the best medical practitioner I have had in my 70 years. I am very pleased with the outcome from the Gamma Knife procedure that Dr. Lunsford and his team performed on my non-malignant brain tumor. The followup from my procedure has been very good during the 2 1/2 years following the procedure. The whole team from the Gamma Knife department is topnotch and which clearly reflects the professionalism of Dr. Lunsford's leadership.