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Sub Specialty:
Spine/Back/Neck Surgery

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Northwest

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Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
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Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Associates - UPMC
44 Circle St.
Franklin, PA 16323
Office Phone:
(814) 437-2191


Neurological Surgery, American Board of Neurological Surgery


MD, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Temple University School of Medicine,
Philadelphia, PA

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May 22, 2019

John Karian, M.D. is an exceptional physician and surgeon. I am grateful and blessed that he continues to practice as a neurosurgeon.

May 21, 2019

Everyone was professional, knowledgeable, courteous and HELFULL.

May 15, 2019

The doctor was very good finally got some answers to the problems I have been having for years

May 14, 2019

I have total confidence in Dr Karian, because of what friends and other people I have been told of their experience.

May 07, 2019

excellent experience

May 07, 2019

excellent Health Care and Attention given my problem !!

April 24, 2019

I really like Dr. Karian. I was instantly comfortable with him. He is very respectful, very knowledgeable, and I will continue to visit him for help with my carpel tunnel syndrome of my left wrist.

April 10, 2019

Dr. Karian, in addition to being a skilled surgeon, is kind, compassionate and an encouragement. These attributes are sadly absent from many practitioners.

April 09, 2019

Care provided was adequate for the situation. Short and to the point.

April 09, 2019

Dr. Karian did my surgery for capaltunnel years ago and still trust him more than any other doc to do this procedure.