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Sub Specialty:
Spine Oncology
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

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

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Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
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261 Patient
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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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September 05, 2018

take too long completed vist

August 29, 2018

I wish he had spent more time discussing my treatment and the test result.

August 29, 2018

Took FOUR WEEKS to get an appointment. Suffered with back pain during that time. Way too long of a wait! Still no resolution.

August 22, 2018

fabulous doctor

August 17, 2018

Dr. Gerztan is extremely capable and the only man I want messing with my spine but you already know that.

August 17, 2018

Dr. Gerszten was excellent - recognizing the problem and what procedure was necessary

August 17, 2018

Excellent in all respects.

August 10, 2018

good doctor and staff would be nice to have offices in the north hills area.

August 08, 2018

He was very nice this was first time meeting him and very helpfull

August 08, 2018

Very pleased with the PA, the Surgeon, and the Nurse. Couldn't have been happier with the way I was treated.