Dr. Paul A. Gardner, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male • Age 41

200 Lothrop St Suite B400
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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Dr. Gardner:

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Dr. Gardner's Experience

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Dr. Gardner's Care Philosophy

Dr. Gardner's Specialties

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

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

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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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Gardner

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

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

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Dr. Gardner's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery
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    • Brain Surgery
    • Brain Tumor Surgery
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Complex Skull Base Surgery
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Craniotomy
    • Endoscopic Endonasal Surgery
    • Endoscopic Microvascular Decompression
    • Endoscopic Neurosurgery
    • Microvascular Decompression
    • Neurological Surgery
    • Pituitary Surgery
    • Skull Base Surgery
    • 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 Vascular Disease
    • Chondrosarcoma
    • Chordoma
    • Craniopharyngioma
    • Hemifacial Spasm
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Meningiomas
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Pituitary Tumor
    • Pseudotumor Cerebri
    • Skull Base Lesions
    • Skull Base Tumor
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
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    Background Check for Dr. Gardner

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions 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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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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    Dr. Gardner's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 3 hospitals where Dr. Gardner has admitting privileges:

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    • Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of Upmc

    • Upmc Mercy

    • UPMC Presbyterian

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Gardner

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gardner to family and friends

    26 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Gardner's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    26 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    26 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    26 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes 23 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Gardner
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    26 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    26 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    26 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    26 responses
    below
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Gardner accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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