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Sub Specialty:
Neurovascular Surgery
Cranial Base Surgery

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

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.6 Stars
280 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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October 30, 2018

I understand that Dr. Gardiner is very busy but when someone has an appointment scheduled, they shouldn't have to wait for 3 hours after their appointment to see the doctor. I'm a college student in Greensburg and had to get to class that day and barely made it on time because I didn't see the doctor on time. Dr. Gardiner is a wonderful doctor and I'm grateful he performed my surgery, but people have other responsibilities as well.

October 08, 2018

Great Dr saved my life gresy bed side manner

October 02, 2018

I was impressed with Dr. Gardner's compassion and how he made things simple for me to understand. He reassured me that the things I was experiencing were completely normal.

October 02, 2018

too much time (3 hr) when my surgery was over until my wife was notified of the results--she was begining to think I had died!!

October 02, 2018

All staff were pleasant, respectful and supportive. The PA Ed was very helpful and clearly had reviewed my records prior to seeing me, as had Dr. Gardner.

September 25, 2018

the wait time is long, but the doctor only sees patients on Tuesdays so I think that's why. Not a big deal that it takes a long time - the doctor in this case is a brain surgeon so waiting is probably normal, but desk staff should be up front with new patients that it will be a long wait.

September 25, 2018

Dr Garden is an exceptional dr. I have recommended to to others I know that have the same health problems I have had.

September 18, 2018

appreciate that Dr Gardner takes as much time as necessary with his patients. he is kind, thorough and eased my concerns.

September 18, 2018

Dr. Gardner is one of the most talented and extraordinary doctors we've ever met. He deserves any and all opportunities to be recognized for the quality of care he provides to patients and the leadership of his teams.

September 11, 2018

Dr. Gardner has been excellent from the first moment of contact 4+ years ago to now. I think he's an incredible doctor.