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Specialty:

Neurosurgery

Sub Specialty:
Radiation Oncology
Neuro-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:
4.9 Stars
190 Patient
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LOCATION(S):

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
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BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

Neurological Surgery, American Board of Neurological Surgery

Education:

MD, Columbia University Hospital, New York, NY

Residency:
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA


Fellowships:
Karolinska Institute, Sweden,
Stockholm, Sweden



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November 17, 2016

The best! I am so glad that I made this choice.

November 16, 2016

I AM SO VERY PLEASE WITH MY EXPERIENCE . EVERYONE IS VERY CARING AND HELPFUL WITH EVERYTHING.

November 16, 2016

Wonderful

November 14, 2016

Dr. Lunsford is very thorough and thoughtfu, reassuring for a patient in a difficult and frightening health issue

October 24, 2016

Staff worked great as a team caring for me .made me comfortable and spent a lot of time with me explaining procedure.Very professional caring team. Also included information and updates to my husband. it was a great experience.The nurse that took care of me was very special. Thank you

October 12, 2016

Good visit. Dr Lunsford answered all of my questions and concerns.

October 03, 2016

Dr. Lunsford is the single most accommodating provider I have seen in relationship to my condition.

September 22, 2016

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

September 21, 2016

Overall It was good experience.

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.