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Sub Specialty:
Spine/Back/Neck Surgery

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Northwest

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Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.8 Stars
53 Patient
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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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October 18, 2017

all good

August 15, 2017

Everyone was courteous, friendly, and so nice.

August 15, 2017

We have never had a Dr like Dr Karian, this Dr made me feel at ease and explained what he would be doing in the surgery. I wish all Dr's were as compassionate as Dr Karian was and is. His whole staff showed a lot of compassion.

August 02, 2017

Very trust worthy.

August 02, 2017

I was very happy with the care, time and courteous people in your office.

July 05, 2017

did not listen to me well at all! wasnt very attentive at all! told me to loose weight physical theropy! when i already lost over 40 pounds! iam getting a second opinion! i have servre back pain wkth numbness in both legs! ill never go back to him

June 20, 2017

I felt the entire experience was of the highest standards, and can not imagine how it could possibly have been any better.

June 06, 2017

great dr

May 16, 2017

The surgery and follow up care received at Orthopedic Sports Medicine was SUPERIOR

May 02, 2017

Excellent Doctor and nurses. I've recommended the practice and doctor to many people already. Can not state enough what a positive experience this is.