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Sub Specialty:
Spine Oncology
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

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

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Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
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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, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
MPH, University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

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May 11, 2018

Very knowledgeable and informative, answered all questions and concerns. Surgical plan proposed with knowlege and confidence.

May 04, 2018

I have always been treated with great respect for the times I was there. The doctor and all his staff and receptionists are always so nice and compassionate.

May 04, 2018

Showed interest I. me remembered tbj vs from my previous visit and asksed about showing interest in me

May 04, 2018

long wait to be seen

May 02, 2018

my experience was great

April 27, 2018

The doctor was very nice but, I only spoke with him and the PA each for about 5 minutes.

April 25, 2018


April 25, 2018

too long in waiting room and too long in exam room before Dr. it PA came into room

April 25, 2018

Over all good visit but, spent most of the time with the nurse, wish I could have more time with the doctor to help me build a better relationship with him.

April 11, 2018

Dr. Gerszten is understanding, respectful, sympathetic & brilliant!I trusted him first with lower back surgery then recently he did my Cervical surgery!