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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
223 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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September 11, 2017

Dr. Lunsford is highly professional, easy to talk to and I would recommend him to anyone.

August 30, 2017

He has to be one of the best in his field

August 28, 2017

Dr Lunsford was great to deal with right from our initial phone call which he took on a Friday afternoon on his mobile phone. We are thankful that we were directed to Dr. Lunsford and the UPC team.

August 16, 2017

we drive from louisville to pittsburgh to see Dr Lunsford that says a lot

July 31, 2017

Dr. Lunsfod is a grea doctor, he is truly a gift fromGod

July 31, 2017

Dr. L Dade Lunsford is a first class neurologist. He has the utmost respect and compassion for each of his patients. His knowledge and skill set makes me feel confident that I am receiving the best care I possibly could.

July 31, 2017

Excellent care and actually best and most experienced care givers that could be provided anywhere

July 27, 2017

I am so glad I found Dr. Lunsford to successfully treat my recurring tumors with Gamma Knife following a craniotomy 5 yrs. ago that I had in Virginia. He is excellent in explaining my condition & treatment & the best doctor I've had. Would highly recommend him!

July 26, 2017

I had a very nice conversation with Dr. Lunsford and staff.

July 24, 2017

I am very appreciative that Dr. Lunsford brought the Gamma Knife treatment to Pittsburgh, as I live in Pittsburgh. It would be a difficulty to have to get this treatment out of town.