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David O. Okonkwo, MD, PhD



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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University of Pittsburgh Physicians

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

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September 17, 2015

everything was good

September 17, 2015

My care provider has been the best, he is a great doctor and I would recommend him to anyone, he has taken excellent care of me when there wasn't much hope.

August 31, 2015

I had only very good experiences. I spent a great deal of time looking for a surgeon who I felt I could trust with any planned surgery on my back. It was time well spent!

August 31, 2015

Dr. Okonkwo is fantastic. He is down to earth and makes things very clear as to the severity of your problem backed up with a specific plan to make it better. He is a God send!!

August 27, 2015

Dr. Okonkwo is absolutely a magnificent neurosurgeon! I wish all my surgical experiences had gone as well as my experience with him.

August 10, 2015

like that the doctor is going to start al over again with his own opinions

August 10, 2015

You might have to wait to be seen, but once you are seen both the Dr and his staff take the time going over your issues with you making you feel like you are the only patient they are treating. There are a lot of neurosurgeons out there. If you don't want the best and you don't want to wait then you should probably go somewhere else. If you want the best then have some patience you are in the right place!

August 10, 2015

Dr. Okownko is an excellent doctor, he identified my problem and fixed it, I am now headache free after 6 1/2 years of a headache 24/7. He took the time necessary an answered all my questions before the surgery.

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!

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