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Specialty:

Neurosurgery

Sub Specialty:
Spine Oncology
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

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

Language Spoken:
Spanish

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.7 Stars
225 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, 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

Residency:
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA


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November 18, 2016

All Good

November 02, 2016

good

October 28, 2016

no complaints

October 14, 2016

PETER GERSZTEN IS AN EXCELLENT PHYSICIAN. MY SURGERY WAS A SUCCESS. HE HAS TAKEN THE TIME TO EXPLAIN THE TIME NEEDED FOR COMPLETE HEALING AND WHAT I NEED TO DO TO ASSURE THAT. AS A BONUS HE IS KIND AND CONSIDERATE.

October 14, 2016

excellent visit direct,informative and overall very nice.

October 07, 2016

This doctor was excellent. He could see that I am an "experienced patient." He sat and spoke with me and took into account all of my issues, not wanting to create more for me. I would definitely recommend him.

October 07, 2016

I have and continue to recommend the Physicans ans staff to everyone I know.

October 07, 2016

Dr. Gerszten is a truly wonderful surgeon and an honorable man. I will be forever grateful to him for helping me with my pain.

September 28, 2016

I was very concerned about the type of surgery needed and the recovery time. All of the staff and the physician answered all of my questions and helped me to make the decision about my care in a thoughtful and helpful way to reduce my fear of the procedure.

September 28, 2016

I have had quite a difficult time finding a provider that actually cared enough to get to the root of my pain. They gave me answers and options. It was refreshing to stand with a provider that was sensitive and determined to help me in resolving my current conditions. I'm actually looking forward to working with your staff!