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Sub Specialty:
Spine Oncology
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

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

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

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA


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August 19, 2016

I was totally pleased with all facets of my visit.

August 12, 2016

The doctor and his resident were very nice, very knowledgeable, kind and patient with my questions.

July 29, 2016

I was treated very respectfully, courteously and professionally by everyone in this office - the doctor, the nurse, the receptionist and the billing clerk. It was an extremely positive experience.

July 22, 2016

excellent experience

July 20, 2016

This was my first appointment with Dr. Gertzen and I was very reassured.

July 15, 2016

Everyone associated with this practice could not be any nicer or more accommodating. Erin was always quick to respond to all of my concerns and very thorough in her explanations. Both she and Dr. Gerszten always took the time to explain everything in great detail with just the right mix of kindness, compassion, expertise and humor. I cannot imagine having to go through all of this with anyone else.

July 08, 2016

excellent care

June 08, 2016

Very pleased with the care provided.He and his staff have been very responsive to my questions and concerns. This is my second surgery by Dr. Gerszten and the results have been excellent. Have also referred others to him for care

May 27, 2016

Everyone treats me all the time with a high level of professionalism. Very nice people and very proud to say I go to UPMC

May 27, 2016

I was very satisfied