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Specialty:

Neurosurgery

Sub Specialty:
Neurovascular Surgery
Cranial Base Surgery

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


Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.6 Stars
257 Patient
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LOCATION(S):

UPMC Minimally Invasive EndoNeurosurgical Center
UPMC Presbyterian
200 Lothrop St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(412) 647-6778
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UPP - Department of Neurological Surgery
UPMC Presbyterian
200 Lothrop St.
Suite A-402
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(412) 647-3685
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BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

Neurological Surgery, American Board of Neurological Surgery

Education:

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

Residency:
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA




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September 12, 2017

I was very happy with Dr. Gardner. However, my appointment time was at 10:30 and I didn't get called back until almost 12:45. At one point the receptionist told me there were two people ahead of me and then 4 more patients were taken back before me. Once I was in a private room the Dr came right in and I was out of there quickly. but I was not happy with how long I had to wait after my appointment time, almost 3 hours!

August 29, 2017

excellent caring brilliant priovider that was able to give me my new life back

August 29, 2017

I WAITED IN THE WAITING ROOM 15-20 MINS THEN THEY CALLED ME BACK INTO THE OTHER ROOM TO WAIT FOR THE DOCTOR TO COME IN. LAST YEARS AND THIS YEAR I HAD TO WAIT OVER 1 HOUR BEFORE MY DOCTOR CAME IN. MY TIME IS JUST AS IMPORTANT AS HIS. HE IS A GREAT DOCTOR AND THE BEST AND I DO UNDERSTAND IF THEIR R EMERGENCIES BUT EVERY TIME I HAVE COME TO HIS OFFICE I HAVE HAD TO WAIT A LONG LONG TIME FOR MY DOCTOR TO COME IN.

August 29, 2017

Dr Gardner, best doctor ever!

August 22, 2017

Dr. Gardner and his staff are excellent! I would not hesitate to recommend him to anyone.

August 22, 2017

The doctor listened to concerns and explained information to us.

August 22, 2017

Took their time to make sure all my/my son's questions were answered. Didn't talk over our heads and made sure we understood everything.

August 15, 2017

Dr. Gardner is beyond reproach in his compassion, kindness, communication, and skill. He has literally changed the course of my life for the better. I cannot say enough positive things about this provider. He is highly recommended.

August 08, 2017

the wait time to see Dr. Gardner between waiting in reception and then to a room was well over 2 hours.

August 08, 2017

Dr. Gardner is a wonderful asset to UPMC! We came all the way from NC just to see him. His nurse Michelle is also wonderful. She answerd all our questions right away. I don't know what I would have done without them!!