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Sub Specialty:
Spine Oncology
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

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

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Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
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244 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
MPH, University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

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August 30, 2017

Dr. Gerszten is an amazing person.

August 16, 2017

provider listen to my and made me feel comfortable. provider spoke to me in terms i understand.

August 11, 2017

I was very impressed with the whole medical staff - their concerns & understanding- they went above & beyond!!!!

August 09, 2017

Treated with kindness and respect and concern. All staff made me feel very comfortable and well cared for.

August 09, 2017

Dr. Gerszten explained all details of surgery and any questions I asked.

August 02, 2017

it was very good

July 28, 2017

I really like Dr Gersten. he is courteous and makes me feel comfortable.

June 30, 2017

Everyone was so helpful...going beyond what I thought would be done. From the doctors to the cleaning lady (Velma) to the food preparation....your staff made a scary time into something positive. I was very, very impressed.

June 28, 2017

Dr. Gerszten and his staff are amazing and exhibit concern and understanding related to my health care. I appreciate all they have done.

June 23, 2017

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