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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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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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January 24, 2018

very good experience. we traveled to UPMC for a surgical consultation. Dr. Gerszten and his staff was very professional.

January 24, 2018

Dr Gerzten was very nice and very efficient. He took time to answer questions and show me my problem on the MRI CD I brought with me. But, like most Doctors, he seemed to be in a hurry. Over all I was satisfied with my visit and his expertise.

January 19, 2018

Everyone in the office was very nice and professional.

January 19, 2018

Excellent and professional first meeting with physician. Diagnosis made, options and condition evaluated and discussed, plan of action decided.

January 19, 2018

Dr Gertzen is the best surgeon I could ever hope for. My surgery went very well & my recovery is also doing very good.

January 17, 2018

My experience with my care provider and his staff was very good.They made me feel confident that I was in good hands.

January 17, 2018

Dr. Gerstein and his staff are excellent. They treat me with respect and concern for my situation. They answer all my questions and answer said questions in Terms I can understand. Dr. Gerstein in my opinion is a special doctor and I recommend him to family and friends. My experiences with Dr. Gerstein, staff, and UPMC Presby have been exceptional.

January 12, 2018

great dr. and pa. very relaxed. didn't feel rushed.

January 10, 2018

Both Dr. Gerszten and his PA, Kristen?, were both extremely attentive.

January 05, 2018

Dr. Gerszten and the staff are super models for Presby and UPMC!