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Sub Specialty:
Bloodless Medicine

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

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.7 Stars
428 Patient
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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, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical College, Richmond, VA

University of Virginia Medical School,
Charlottesville, VA

University of Virginia Medical School,
Charlottesville, VA

Auckland City Hospital,
Auckland, New Zealand

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November 20, 2017

provided information re related problems I have had.

October 26, 2017


September 11, 2017

Dr. Okonkwo surpassed my expectations. I heard he was an impressive surgeon, but he made me feel at ease during my appointment and spoke to me in a way that I could understand my issues. I feel much better having him on my side as I tackle this health issue. He truly seems invested and passionate about his work.

September 11, 2017

I had to wait three hours to see the doctor and he was very apologetic for the wait... but the wait time was far too long.

September 07, 2017

The friendly atmosphere during my examination put me at ease right away.

September 07, 2017

I waited for 1 hour to get into exam room .Then waited 1 hour to see PA. Waited 20 minutes to see Dr. Okonkrow. Left 3 hours after my appointment time.

September 07, 2017

My experiences with this care provider and all of my other care providers at UPMC have very good.

August 24, 2017

the dr showed a level of concern and compassion for me

August 24, 2017

Lauren and Dr. Okonkwo were awesome!

August 17, 2017

Always have a wonderful experience working with Dr. Okonkwo or any of his staff.