Dr. Edward Prostko, MD

Dr. Edward Prostko, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 68
Dr. Edward Prostko, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Washington, PA and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med in 1974 and specializes in neurosurgery.

380 W Chestnut St

Washington, PA 15301

Contact Information

(724) 228-1414

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 93% of peers
Spine Disorders
more than 83% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
more than 82% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Prostko does not have any board certifications listed.

40  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease


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15  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1974

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Prostko's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Prostko to family and friends
10 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Prostko's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Prosko just did my cervical disectomy and fusion on c4-c6 and I couldn't be happier. The surgeon who was supposed to do my surgery had an emergency and Dr. Prostko picked up my case at the last moment for him. He kept me and my family well informed on all aspects of the surgery and recovery....more
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I have a cervical spine condition that is rare and serious. I went to several neurologists for their opinions and we chose Dr. P. for surgery. He is a gifted and brilliant surgeon and we will be forever grateful. He is totally 5 star. My husband had a lower back pain issue and he diagnosed it and...more
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