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Sub Specialty:
Neurovascular Surgery
Cranial Base Surgery

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

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Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
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219 Patient
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University of Pittsburgh Physicians

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

UPMC Minimally Invasive EndoNeurosurgical Center
UPMC Presbyterian
200 Lothrop St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(412) 647-6778


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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September 13, 2016

was in office at 9:30 left at 1:30 talked to staff and doctor for a total of 20-25 minutes in 4 hours! way too long is a wait.

September 13, 2016

ray appointment was for 1:00. I arrived at 12:50. at 3:00 I was still waiting. I was told there were still six people ahead of me. I canceled and came home.

September 13, 2016

This is the first provider who allowed for an interactive discourse concerning treatment options for my particular condition. He didn't talk AT me or tell me what I should do. He informed me of the options and left the decision to me. With other providers, I have been told what to do without allowing for my opinions and concerns. This is a difficult decision, and I need to feel that my point of view matters.

September 13, 2016

I waited 3 1/2 Hours to see doctor. Very disappointed that my time was not valued or respected. My appointment was at 10:30 and didn't see Doctor till 2:00. EVERYONE in the waiting room said this is the normal for this doctor. It shouldn't be, its bordering on the ridiculous. If he wasn't the caliber of doctor I was needing I would have left.

August 30, 2016

I can't say enough about the excellent quality of care I received, from the doctor, to the office staff and the hospital nursing staff.

August 30, 2016

He explained the results of an MRI taken same day. Answered all concerns.

August 23, 2016

Best doctor. Had to wait close to 2 hrs

August 23, 2016

I'm so grateful to have the opportunity to come to UPMC and have Dr. Gardner perform my surgery. Him and his entire team treated me with excellent care. Right from my contact with Dr. Gardner I knew I was with right provider. He was clearly messaging via email extremely late at night to offer me inform and advice to help me make the best decision for my family.

August 23, 2016

I am always pleased with my appointment and the doctor always is friendly and professional.

August 16, 2016

they always take great care of me