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Pediatric Neurosurgery

Sub Specialty:

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
UPMC Presbyterian
UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.8 Stars
80 Patient
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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

UPMC Hamot Womens Specialty Care Center Erie - Magee-Womens Hospital
118 East 2nd St.
Erie, PA 16507
Office Phone:
(814) 877-8701


Neurological Surgery, American Board of Neurological Surgery
Pediatric Neurological Surgery, American Board of Pediatric Neurological Surgery


MD, PhD, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

University of Alabama School of Medicine at Birmingham,
Birmingham, AL

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August 21, 2018

Excellent Care

August 21, 2018

The dr. is very efficient and capable. She always knows our history and recognizes us immediately.

August 14, 2018

While we had a long wait for our appointment, I take this in account that Dr. Tyler Kabera is an amazing doctor and truly cares about her patients and their health. She spent time with us, answered questions and was very respectful to my daughter and myself. She is careful and does not rush you or discount your concerns unlike others @CHP. I would recommend her to anyone who was in need of a neurosurgeon.

August 07, 2018

The doctor has fantastic bedside manner and is very thorough.

August 07, 2018

Dr. Taylor was very knowledgeable of my condition. She gave myself and my mom detailed information on next steps and answered all of our questions and concerns.

July 24, 2018

waiting is way to long I had an 8:00 (which we arrived for at 7:30 as requested by scheduling) and 8:30 routine visit apt, and we were not finished with the doctor until after 11:00I understand emergencies and so thankful the doctors are there to help, just seems like something can be done that a 6 year old does not spend over 3 1/2 hours in the exam room for 2 simple apt where the doctors agreed to just do more testing. I appreciate my doctors and there attention to our child, I just wish there was a way to move along the appointments- less waiting time.

July 10, 2018

I love the Dr Tyler-Kabara talks to my son during the check-up. She asks him the questions, talks to him about how he is feleing, explains things to him and asked me my comments/feedback at the end only. It's so refreshing to have a health care provider give the child a voice. Thanks!

June 26, 2018

Very warm, responsible, and knowledgable. I'm really grateful to her for encouraging a consevative approach to managing my injury, as other doctors leapt straight to the option of surgery, which I very much wanted to avoid if possible. She also encouraged me to resume my regular activities, which I'd been missing. She's the perfect balance of funny, professional, brisk, and kind.

June 19, 2018

Overall it was a pretty good visit. However, I was freaked out a bit about hearing about my possible shunt revision. This really wasn't great as I suffer from extreme anxiety and as a result became sick in the days that followed. (written by my child)

May 08, 2018

Dr.TK has been nothing short of exceptional through this difficult time. She is a skilled neurosurgeon with a great bedside manner and I feel so blessed to have her on our team