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Sub Specialty:
Neurovascular Surgery
Cranial Base Surgery

Hospital Affiliation(s):
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
UPMC Presbyterian
UPMC Mercy

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.7 Stars
235 Patient
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UPMC Minimally Invasive EndoNeurosurgical Center
UPMC Presbyterian
200 Lothrop St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(412) 647-6778

UPP - Department of Neurological Surgery
UPMC Presbyterian
200 Lothrop St.
Suite A-402
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(412) 647-3685


Neurological Surgery, American Board of Neurological Surgery


MD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

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May 15, 2018

While wait time can be lengthy, but seeing Dr Gardner and receiving his care is worth every minute. He is extremely knowledgeable, and is genuine, making me feel comfortable and confident.

May 08, 2018

They are very thoughtful and concerned about my well being

May 08, 2018

I always feel blessed that Dr. Paul Gardner is my neurosurgeon.

May 01, 2018

Dr.Gardner is a pleasant and caring individual/doctor. He was thorough and patient. He made me feel confident that he cared about me and that he would make every effort to ensure that I got the best medical care. I really, really, like him and I believe he is a very competent doctor who has his patients best interest at heart.

May 01, 2018

Dr. Gardner was kind and professional. He explained everything clearly.

April 24, 2018

Dr Gardener is great but way over scheduled. This is the second time I have waited 3 hours to see him. It is very frustrating.

April 24, 2018

I travel from San Diego to see Dr. Gardner for a MRI and visit with him every 2 years. It is such a seamless process for me. I get my blood work done just prior to the MRI, have the MRI and see Dr. Gardner and get the results within a few hours. I have peace of mind knowing I am seeing one of the best neurosurgeons in the world. His staff and the UPMC staff are all friendly and very professional.

April 24, 2018

we came from abroad for an endoscopic surgery to remove very large benign tumor from the base of the skull. Dr. Gardner and Dr. Snyderman did the surgeries with great success and they saved my son from serious complications! They are the absolutely the best in their field. In addition to high expertise , it was obvious they cared about my son and explained everything and answered all our questions.

April 17, 2018


April 10, 2018

True professionals