Dr. Adam Kanter, MD

Dr. Adam Kanter, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
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Dr. Adam Kanter, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Pittsburgh, PA. He has been practicing for 17 years.

200 Lothrop St Ste B400

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Contact Information

(412) 647-3685

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • UPMC

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Top Care Areas

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Myelopathy
very high
more than 98% of peers
Spinal Fusion
very high
more than 96% of peers
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

Dr. Kanter does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • UNIV OF VT COLL OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Kanter has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Kanter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kanter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kanter to family and friends
3.8
based on 25 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Kanter's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Mc Kees Rocks, PA |
Dr Kanter performed tri-level cervical fusion on me last December. He explained the surgery thoroughly, especially as he had to go in from the back for the best results. I recovered well with minimal pain which extra strength Tylenol & Robaxin managed. A tip for prospective patients, do the PT...more
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Pittsburgh, PA |
An excellent surgeon. I am very happy with my results and I very happy with my choice. He preformed a lumber XLIF.
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in Charlotte, NC |
I had cervical spinal surgery and he was a very excellent doctor. Answered all my questions and very nice person.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Kanter accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • UPMC
    UPMC PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Kanter has admitting privileges

UPMC Passavant - McCandless
9100 Babcock Blvd
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
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UPMC Presbyterian
200 Lothrop St
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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