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We believe in a team approach and when appropriate, we have neurosurgeons, neuro-opthomologists, otolaryngologists, endocrinologists, neurologists, and orthopedic surgeons with whom we consult. We perform endovascular therapy for cerebral aneurysms, brain, spine, and dural malformations(AVMs), and many other conditions. We believe in patient education. We would be pleased to provide both primary and second opinions. A well informed patient and safely treated patient is our mission.

Biography

Dr. Andrew Ku, MD is a neuroradiology doctor who practices in Pittsburgh, PA. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 33 years. Dr. Ku is affiliated with Allegheny General Hospital, Sharon Regional Health System, Western Pennsylvania Hospital and The Western Pennsylvania Hospital - Forbes Regional Campus.

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      Dr. Ku's Care Philosophy

      We believe in a team approach and when appropriate, we have neurosurgeons, neuro-opthomologists, otolaryngologists, endocrinologists, neurologists, and orthopedic surgeons with whom we consult. We perform endovascular therapy for cerebral aneurysms, brain, spine, and dural malformations(AVMs), and many other conditions. We believe in patient education. We would be pleased to provide both primary and second opinions. A well informed patient and safely treated patient is our mission.

      Dr. Ku says...

      Main area of expertise is in endovascular therapy of cerebral anerusyms, brain arterial venous malformations, acute ischemic stroke, carotid stenosis, spinal and brain arterial venous fistulas, tumor embolizaiton of head and neck, chemo embolization. Also do some spinal nerve injections and epidural injections, CT guided biopsies but not main area of interest. Consultant for medical legal expert opinion only in neuroradiology and endovascular neurosurgery.

      Dr. Ku's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      •  Specializes in Neuroradiology
      •  Board certified in Diagnostic Radiology and Neuroradiology
      •  Malpractice claims in Pennsylvania not available
      •  No sanctions found
      •  No board actions found

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      • Diagnostic Radiology
      • Neuroradiology

      Conditions Treated

      • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
      • Acoustic Neuroma
      • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
      • Acute Stroke
      • Aneurysm
      • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry
      • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 1
      • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 2
      • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 3
      • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 4
      • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 5
      • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 6
      • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 7
      • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 8
      • Anterior Spinal Artery Syndrome
      • Arteriovenous Malformation
      • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
      • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Spine
      • Arthritis
      • Ataxia
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Back Pain
      • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
      • Bilateral Stroke
      • Bone Disorders
      • Brain Aneurysm
      • Brain Disorders
      • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
      • Brainstem Strokes
      • Broken Neck
      • Cancer
      • Cancer Pain
      • Carotid Artery Occlusion
      • Carotid Artery Stenosis
      • Carotid Cavernous Fistula
      • Carotid Dissection
      • Cavernous Venous Malformation
      • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
      • Cerebral Hemorrhage
      • Cerebral Vascular Disease
      • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
      • Cerebrospinal Fluid Rhinorrhea
      • Cerebrovascular Disease
      • Chronic Neck Pain
      • Chronic Pain
      • Degenerative Disc Disease
      • Dissecting Aneurysm
      • Epilepsy
      • False Aneurysm
      • Familial Venous Malformations
      • Fibromyalgia
      • Fracture
      • Gait Abnormality
      • Hand Conditions
      • Herniated Disc
      • Hydrocephalus
      • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Intracranial Venous Thrombosis
      • Low Back Pain
      • Lumbar Spine Fracture
      • Meningiomas
      • Nerve Sheath Tumors
      • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
      • Osteoarthritis of Spine
      • Pathological Spine Fracture
      • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
      • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Rheumatoid Arthritis
      • Ruptured Aneurysm
      • Saccular Aneurysm
      • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Secondary Malignancies
      • Spinal Compression Fracture
      • Spinal Cord Tumor
      • Spinal Stenosis
      • Spine Disorders
      • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
      • Spondylitis
      • Spondylolisthesis
      • Stroke
      • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
      • Thrombosis
      • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
      • Upper Back Pain
      • Vascular Disease
      • Vein of Galen Aneurysm
      • Venous Insufficiency
      • Vertebral Artery Dissection
      • Vertebral Compression Fractures
      • Visceral Aneurysm

      Education

      • Medical School
        Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons

        Graduated in 1984

      • Internship Hospital
        Presbyterian-University of Pennsylvania Med Ctr

        Completed in 1985

      • Residency Hospital
        Duke, DUMC

        Completed in 1989

      • Fellowship Hospital
        New York University Medical Center-Trish Hospital

        Completed in 1991

        New York University School of Medicine

        Completed in 1990

      • Undergraduate School
        Harvard

        Graduated in 1980

      Languages Spoken

      • English

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      Specialties

      • Neuroradiology
      • Endovascular Neurosurgery
      • Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology
      • Interventional Neuroradiology
      • Interventional Radiology
      • Interventional Spine Medicine
      • Neurosurgery

      Procedures Performed

      • Aneurysm Embolization
      • Aneurysm Stenting
      • Angiography
      • Angioplasty
      • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
      • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
      • Balloon Angioplasty
      • Brain Aneurysm Embolization
      • Brain Aneurysm Repair
      • Brain Surgery
      • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
      • Cerebral Angiography
      • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
      • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
      • Embolization
      • Embolization of Arteriovenous Malformation
      • Embolization of Tumor
      • Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
      • Endovascular Procedure
      • Endovascular Stent Grafting
      • Intra-Arterial Thrombolysis
      • Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
      • Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
      • Kyphoplasty
      • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
      • Mechanical Embolectomy
      • Mechanical Thrombectomy
      • Minimally Invasive Aneurysm Repair
      • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
      • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
      • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
      • Spinal Nerve Block
      • Stent-Assisted Carotid Angioplasty
      • Stenting, Intracranial Vessels
      • Thrombolysis
      • Thrombolytic Therapy
      • Tumor Ablation
      • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
      • Vascular Surgical Procedure
      • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
      • Venous and Arterial Thrombolysis
      • Vertebroplasty