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Sub Specialty:
Cranial Base Surgery

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Hamot
Magee-Womens Hospital
UPMC Mercy
UPMC Presbyterian
UPMC Passavant
UPMC Shadyside

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
135 Patient
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UPP - Department of Neurological Surgery
UPMC Presbyterian
200 Lothrop St.
Suite B400
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(412) 647-3685



MD, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

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September 14, 2017

all good

September 14, 2017

best decision I ever made was to come and see the Doctor

September 07, 2017

Dr. Monaco was very easy to understand. very informative, and very caring. especially for a first visit.

August 24, 2017

Dr. Monaco and his staff are top notch.

August 24, 2017

nice guy - on time and office run very efficient!

August 24, 2017

Dr Monaco is a wonderful caring doctor

August 10, 2017

Dr. Monaco is the very best doctor, and I have recommended him to family and friends.

July 27, 2017

Dr. Monaco was extremely friendly! He was very thorough and clear when discussing my neck pain. He spent a lot of time asking and answering questions. When he reviewed my X-rays with me he left nothing to question. He was able to fit me in within only a couple days of my accident and I was super grateful!

June 29, 2017

Dr. Monaco is very professional, knowledgeable, friendly, and kind. He listens. He is one of the best doctors I have seen.

June 29, 2017

very pleasant staff. doctor very personable and knowledgeable. i was able to relax and didn't feel rushed. Dr. explained everything in terms that i could understand.