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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 Magee-Womens Hospital
UPMC St. Margaret

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
225 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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June 20, 2018

Dr. Lundsford and PA Lana Trofimova and accompanying staff are top notch excellence in medical care. I am truly blessed by their services.

June 18, 2018

Everybody in the office is very nice and willing to help with anything.

June 18, 2018

i feel im in very good hands

June 13, 2018

I am thrilled that Dr. Lunsford and his team are my providers. Having this cutting edge treatment in the same city as me is a blessing as I would have otherwise had to take an overnight trip to Cleveland.

June 11, 2018

Great experience

June 11, 2018

excellent doctor and staff

June 06, 2018

I have not had a bad experience with Dr Lunsford. He answers all my questions. I trust him and would recommend him to anyone.

June 06, 2018

Everyone is always courteous and they always take time to answer my questions.

June 04, 2018

very understanding and made me feel at ease

May 30, 2018

good doctor. provides information. great nurses