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Gulay Alper, MD



Sub Specialty:
Neurology (pediatric)

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

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Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.2 Stars
59 Patient
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University of Pittsburgh Physicians

Pediatric Neurology
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
4401 Penn Ave.
2nd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
Office Phone:
(412) 692-5520
Children's Pine Center
11279 Perry Hwy.
Suite 202
Wexford, PA 15090
Office Phone:
(412) 692-5520


Pediatric Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology


MD, Hacettepe University , Ankara , Turkey

University of Istanbul,

University of Pittsburgh Medical School,
Pittsburgh, PA

UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh,
Pittsburgh, PA

UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh,
Pittsburgh, PA

UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh,
Pittsburgh, PA

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June 27, 2016

we waited 4 months for this appt for a chronic condition my child has been having. I felt the Dr was very dismissive, said it really couldn't be true. Seemed fairly uninterested in her generally. Told us that she needed an mri and why didn't we ever do one. I said she has braces and she said they could still do it or I should have them removed. Told us she needed a psych consult, now my daughter thinks there is something wrong with her. Her bedside manner was not friendly or very concerned. Said besides the test there was nothing she could do for her and didn't feel the need to see her again. Gave me the number to call for the test results. She never even acknowledged that she looked at the CT or any tests or appts we had already had except her med list. Told me I should wean her off her meds with noconcern forhow to manage the pain.

June 20, 2016

I waited in the waiting room for 3 hours then additional hour waiting on the doctor

May 26, 2016

We have moved out of state and will always come back to Dr. Alper. We trust and respect her more than any other provider we have ever met.

March 21, 2016

First time we saw Dr Alper. Very pleased with her concern and the direction she has steered us in.

March 17, 2016

This was an initial, informational visit during which Dr. Alper did an excellent job in explaining our child's EEG study, in answering our questions, and in addressing our concerns.

March 17, 2016

Dr Alper was very frustrated during this appointment. She expressed several times that our appointment should have been with one of the neurologists who saw my daughter when she was admitted at Children's Hospital in January. In addition, she hadn't reviewed any of my daughters chart prior to the visit. I was given only a few minutes to attempt to explain four+ months of medical history. We traveled two hours from Erie for this appointment and it was a complete waste of our time. In addition it was very frustrating for my daughter.

January 06, 2016

I have no complaints with children's hospital or dr apler. All of the staff are amazing and I would recommend them to any parent

January 05, 2016

We are happy to have Dr. Alper on our daughter's team to aid in wellness

August 12, 2015


February 05, 2015

I felt very rushed and misunderstood throughout our appointment. I left more confused and with more questions than when I entered. I feel like my concerns were brushed off and all of the questions I had were answered very vaguely. This is very unfortunate because I am typically very easy to please. I had a lot of anxiety about this neurology appointment and my frustration level was at an all time high after leaving this appointment.

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