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Sub Specialty:
Radiation Oncology
Cranial Base Surgery

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

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
213 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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March 07, 2018

very nice experience and was impressed that there was no wait time!

February 26, 2018


February 19, 2018

My last visit with Dr. L. Dade Lunsford went very well. His Staff were very courteous and capable to provide excellent support.

February 14, 2018

Dr. Lunsford and the providers/staff were excellent.

January 29, 2018

Exceptional care and information!

January 29, 2018

Dr. Lunsford and his staff are exceptionally professional while also being warm and concerned. I rate them some of the best medical staff I have ever needed.

January 29, 2018

everyone in this office is so professional and courteous

January 25, 2018

I live out of state but had such good results from a former procedure that I was determined to return to UPMC for a repeat procedure. Dr. Lunsford not only performed the Gamma Knife procedure on me again, he also found another problem that I did not know about and took care of it. I am most grateful for both procedures.

January 18, 2018

dr. Lunsford is amazing. honestly don't know what I'd do without him

January 17, 2018