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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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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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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 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

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!!

August 08, 2017

We were there in the office over 3 hours-- waiting waiting it was too long Other than that my overall experience was excellent. My appt was at 2pm and were got out at 5pm. Way too long for a post op pt.

August 08, 2017

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

July 25, 2017

Dr. Gardner is an outstanding Dr. I have the utmost confidence in his assessment of my medical condition.

July 25, 2017

Dr. Gardner is wonderful, as is his entire staff. In particular, Lois Burkhart, the nurse coordinator, went out of her way to make me comfortable, and even sat with me for quite some time while waiting for Escort to take me to the lobby since it was after 5 pm and the office staff were gone for the day.