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Sub Specialty:
Radiation Oncology
Cranial Base Surgery

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
UPMC Shadyside
UPMC Presbyterian
UPMC St Margaret

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
220 Patient
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UPP - 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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May 29, 2019

Dr. Lunsford's office is always very professional and maybe one of the most efficient offices I have been to. We are very thankful for the immediate care we receive if there is a medical concern that needs taken care of. We are extemely thankful for the expertise that Dr. Lunsford has.

May 29, 2019

Fantastic care. So professional, caring and understanding.

May 28, 2019

Dr Lunsford & staff are superb .

May 22, 2019

great Dr. couldn't ask for anyone better, thanks for all the follow-up and great care*****

May 22, 2019

very pleasant!!

May 15, 2019

Dr. Lunsford takes time with me and explains all results from testing. His staff is very professional and friendly. Dana and Lana have been very attentive to my calls and questions, of which there have been many. I couldn't have asked for a better team than those at Dr. Lunsford's office.

May 15, 2019

everyone there is always so pleasant and professional. They're a great group and I was blessed through them. Keep up the good work!

May 13, 2019

dr Lunsford is excellent at what he does! I will miss him because of the whole highmark/upmc debacle. I have a very rare disease and I am nervous about going to someone else because of the insurance issue.

May 13, 2019

doctor was very prompt, straightforward, and confident

May 06, 2019

I have always felt at ease putting my health care in Dr Lunsford's hands. I have always been treated with respect like I am his only patient. very informative and knowledgeable. thank you and God Bless.