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Specialty:

Neurosurgery

Sub Specialty:
Spine Oncology
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

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

Language Spoken:
Spanish

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.6 Stars
256 Patient
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LOCATION(S):

UPP - 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

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




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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

BEST DOCTOR I HAVE EVER BEEN TOOOOO!!!!!

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 the best. his staff is great too

April 11, 2018

excellent