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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:
4.6 Stars
288 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 04, 2019

love this dr

August 14, 2019

The Doctor showed me my MRI and explained the main condition well. However, there were a few other questions I had regarding other concerns that the MRI showed that I forgot to bring up until I had left the office. We were both on board with waiting as long as possible for surgery and once that was established the visit wrapped up without reviewing the written points that accompanied the physical MRI. I would have welcomed a bit more thoroughness as to the entirety of the MRI.

August 09, 2019

Excellent care, very professional yet warm and caring. Totally positive experience.

August 07, 2019

5 Stars15 out of 10

July 26, 2019

Wait time to see provider was extremely long. I arrived at the office at 9:15 - did not see the doctor until 10:40-talked with him for 4 minutes. Waited another 10 mins after waiting for check out info-had to find someone to get papers for me as I had to leave.

July 19, 2019

I traveled four hours for this appointment. It was a very professional experience and provided me with the needed information about my medical problems. The Doctor and staff were excellent.

July 17, 2019

This physician definitely went the extra mile caring for and advocating for me.

July 12, 2019

I feel like I had the most excellent care with Dr. Gerzsten and his team.

July 10, 2019

Dr. G and his fellow were both very thorough and I enjoyed my visit with them. they were very helpful

July 03, 2019

Dr. Gerszten was not rushed and took time to listen and understand my concerns. Did not rush to surgery but ordered a test to take a closer look. A kind and caring individual.