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Doctor

David O. Okonkwo, MD, PhD

SPECIALTY:

Neurosurgery

Sub Specialty:
Spinal Surgery

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


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4.5 Stars
209 Patient
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LOCATION(S):

University of Pittsburgh Physicians

Department of Neurological Surgery
UPMC Presbyterian
200 Lothrop St.
Suite A-402
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(412) 647-3685
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BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

Neurological Surgery, American Board of Neurological Surgery

EDUCATION:

MD, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical College, Richmond, VA

Residency:
University of Virginia Medical School,
Charlottesville, VA

University of Virginia Medical School,
Charlottesville, VA


Fellowships:
Auckland City Hospital,
Auckland,



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August 06, 2015

Dr. Okonkwo and his staff are outstanding. I am lucky to be treated by someone with such compassion and expertise.

July 27, 2015

Dr. O is the greatest and has helped me tremendously!

July 16, 2015

I love my doctor, Dr. Okonkwo and his nurse Theresa. They both have been very nice and trying to help me with my health issue. Thanks to them, hopefully things will be better!

June 25, 2015

This doctor is a excellent doctor some time he has to much to do while he is in the office. I guess this is from being to good of a doctor everyone wants to see him when they are hurting, but he is good and he is nice to you and he dose care about you and try to help you in any way he can. I would go back to him.

June 18, 2015

he saved me from being in a wheel chair for life. Listened to me not like other doctors thougth I was depressed.

June 08, 2015

the only problem with this dr. office is wait time other than that very professional and excellent dr.s

June 01, 2015

I had an overall good treatment there

May 14, 2015

Was pleased with my visit and the staff was helpful even though I will have to have surgery Th e doctor was referred to me from Dr. Burke in Altoona, PA and I was impressed with his knowledge and seemed to be very caring.

April 09, 2015

I am extremely pleased with the care I received. Dr. Okonkwo was extremely thorough. He has a fantastic personality. I have to say he is one of the best doctors I have ever seen. Very knowledgeable and caring. Explains everything clearly with detail. I trust him completely.

March 26, 2015

it was a good experience. everyone was very professional



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