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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 41

200 Lothrop St # B400
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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Dr. Gardner's Experience

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Dr. Gardner's Care Philosophy

Dr. Gardner's Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Dr. Gardner Performs

Conditions Dr. Gardner Treats

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
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Hospital Quality

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UPMC Presbyterian
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of Upmc
4401 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15224

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
UPMC Neurological Surgery
UPMC Neurological Surgery
200 Lothrop St # B400
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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    Dr. Gardner's Experience

    Dr. Gardner's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery
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    • Brain Surgery
    • Brain Tumor Surgery
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Complex Skull Base Surgery
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Craniotomy
    • Endoscopic Endonasal Surgery
    • Endoscopic Microvascular Decompression
    • Endoscopic Neurosurgery
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Microvascular Decompression
    • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
    • Neuroplasty
    • Neurosurgical Procedures
    • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
    • Pituitary Surgery
    • Skull Base Surgery
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Ultrasound, Carotid
    • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
    • Vestibular Schwanoma Surgery
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    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Brain Tumor
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cavernous Malformation Brain
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Cervical Spine Fracture
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chiari's Deformity
    • Chondrosarcoma
    • Chordoma
    • Craniopharyngioma
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Epilepsy
    • Hemifacial Spasm
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Pituitary Tumor
    • Pseudotumor Cerebri
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    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Skull Base Lesions
    • Skull Base Tumor
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Stroke
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
    • Vertebral Column Tumors
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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med
    Graduated in 2001

    Internship Hospital

    Upmc Presby U Pittsburgh

    Residency Hospital

    Upmc-Presbyterian
    Complete in 2008

    Fellowship Hospital

    Upmc-Presbyterian
    Complete in 2007

    Undergraduate Schools

    Florida State University
    Graduated in 1997
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Gardner & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Gardner's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of Upmc

    • Upmc Mercy

    • UPMC Presbyterian

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.4
    • 31 Star Ratings
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    4.4 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gardner to family and friends

    4.4 out of 5

    31 responses

    Dr. Gardner's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.3 out of 5

    30 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.6 out of 5

    31 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.4 out of 5

    31 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    31 – 45 minutes

    28 responses

    Experience with Dr. Gardner

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.6 out of 5

    31 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.4 out of 5

    31 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.4 out of 5

    31 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.9 out of 5

    31 responses

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    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    UPMC Neurological Surgery
    200 Lothrop St # B400
    Pittsburgh, PA 15213
    (412) 647-3685 (Office)
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