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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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University of Pittsburgh Physicians

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
MPH, University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

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June 23, 2017

Dr. and staff are amazing. Always courteous and professional to go along with being competent. They make such a positive impact!

May 31, 2017

the doctor is doing the right course of action to try to determine the source of my pain, to know which route to take to correct the problem.

May 17, 2017

I was overly impressed on all the staff. smiles, double checked to see if there where any other concern. even answered questions I had for concerns that werent related to my visit.

May 10, 2017

This was an emotional time for me and the entire staff was respectful and understanding. Never can thank them enough of this type of treatment. Very grateful.

April 28, 2017

Dr. Peter Gerszten is superb in skill and communication!

April 21, 2017

Very attentive, competent, and supportive!

April 12, 2017

everyone from the front desk to the clinical staff were great

April 05, 2017

Dr. Gerszten is a wonderful physician that takes the best care of me. He is a tremendously skilled and amazing physician that has helped me greatly. He is my doc and I would trust no other in the care of my spine.

April 05, 2017

My entire experience at UPMC was the best I have ever had. Some of the greatest people I have ever met.

March 29, 2017

As far as I am concerned, this physician and staff are THE best!