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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

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Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
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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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September 22, 2016

very pleased to have someone with such great experience and confidence.

September 19, 2016

Dr. Lunsford is excellent @ what he does & he along wth God saved my life. I'm so grateful for the staff @ UPMC.

August 11, 2016

Dr Lunsford is the most intelligent yet personable doctor that I have ever met. It was a privilege to meet him.

August 10, 2016

Dr Lunsford and his staff are some of the finest I have ever encountered.

August 08, 2016

my experiences with dr Lunsford and his staff have all been excellent for over four years

August 01, 2016

Dr. Lunsford is at the top of those in his GK field. He is caring and understanding. I have the greatest confidence in his skills and expertise.

August 01, 2016

I am extremely confident in Dr. Lunsford and his staff and appreciate the level of care and attention they give me. I am very grateful to Dr. Lunsford, his staff, and his Physician Assistant, Lana.

July 28, 2016

Mark - nurse in charge was excellent. Dr Lasnford- the bestEntire staff at Gamma Knife Dpt was great.

July 25, 2016

top notch

July 25, 2016

Dr Lunsford is an excellent doctor and has excellent staff working wth him.