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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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91 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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April 24, 2018

Dr. Karian seemed to have a diagnosis before talking with me and kept trying to explain my problem away as what he thought it was, despite multiple problems with that diagnosis. When he finally listened to what I was telling him, he told me nothing could be done about, except maybe P.T., but he did not follow thru on setting it up.

April 11, 2018

Dr. Karian was the best!!!! He is a very caring and wonderful doctor and person! I would recommend him to anyone!

April 10, 2018

Dr. Karian shared imaging with me that made it easier to understand what my condition is and what actions may be needed to treat it.

April 04, 2018

was extremely pleased with Dr. Karian and his staff!

March 27, 2018

my experience with the doctor and staff was great

March 27, 2018

I really was happy with the way he worked with me on my issues and that when he was done he said God give u a speedy recovery

March 21, 2018

Dr,Karion is known for his knowledge and good care to his patients.

March 14, 2018

l choose to come to come to Dr.Karian because I trust him. I could get care closer to home,but I would rather stay with Dr.Karian.

March 06, 2018

Great. have known Dr. Karian 30 years. Good doc

February 21, 2018

The doctor made me feel very at ease and confident in the procedure and his care.