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Pediatric Neurosurgery

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UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
UPMC Presbyterian
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

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UPP - Department of Neurological Surgery
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
4401 Penn Ave.
2nd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
Office Phone:
(412) 692-5090


Neurological Surgery, American Board of Neurological Surgery


MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

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Pittsburgh, PA

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September 18, 2019

dr. pollack and his office staff are AMAZING. I would recommend this office to anyone who had a child with any neurological needs. They are very professional, kind, and always make sure they've answered all of my questions. Dr. pollack is worth the four hour drive for our family! Thank you for exceptional service!

September 09, 2019

excellent visit

September 04, 2019


August 21, 2019

the staff was kind and courteous during our visit. the only negative is that we waited in the exam room for almost an hour to see the doctor.

July 31, 2019

Dr. Pollack was a pleasure to see. He took the time to explain my concern.

July 22, 2019

the staff is always wonderful. we appreciate the care and exceptional focus the team offers and feel thankful for everyone's service.

June 17, 2019

Dr. Pollack always takes the time to answer any questions we have fully and is very easy to talk to regarding our child's care.

June 10, 2019

Did an amazing Job with the surgery. Poor Doctor was attacked by wife when told the good news that surgery went well.

June 03, 2019

Got CT scan same day and they did a great job. Waiting on results of CT. Only complaint is that our appt was scheduled at 10:30. We arrived at 10 & checked in. We didn't see the Dr until noon.

May 15, 2019

Dr Pollock is very nice, helpful and explains things very clearly so that we can understand. We really like that he took the time to ask our child if he had any questions for him as well.