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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 64

420 E North Ave Ste 302E
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
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Dr. Burgess' Experience


  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Fracture
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

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  • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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Awards & Recognitions


Education & Training

Medical School

West Virginia University School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1980

Internship Hospital

SUNY Syracuse
Complete in 1981

Residency Hospital

University At Buffalo State University Of New York
Complete in 1988
University Of Pittsburgh
Complete in 1985

Languages Spoken by Dr. Burgess & Staff

  • English

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