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Dr. Eric Altschuler, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 60

Dr. Altschuler

Dr. Eric Altschuler, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Jefferson Hills, PA and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from U Of Az in 1984 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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Dr. Altschuler accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
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
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UPMC
UPMC PPO

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Dr. Altschuler's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Neuroplasty
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Altschuler performs Neuroplasty more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Altschuler performs this procedure more than 83% of his peers

Spondylosis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Altschuler treats Spondylosis more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Altschuler treats this condition more than 78% of his peers

Lumbar Spine Fracture
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Altschuler treats Lumbar Spine Fracture more than 69% of his peers

Dr. Altschuler treats this condition more than 69% of his peers

Dr. Altschuler's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Eric Altschuler, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Jefferson Hills, PA and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from U Of Az in 1984 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1991
Univ Hlth Ctrs Of Pgh
Residency Hospital
1985
Univ Hlth Ctrs Of Pgh
Internship Hospital
1984
U Of Az
Medical School
1991
1985
1984

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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Altschuler

4.1

Based on 9 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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I had surgery on January 7th and I couldn't be more pleased with Dr Altschuler! He told me that I should feel 85% better after surgery but he was wrong..... I am 95% better. I wish I had gone to him 8yrs ago. I will forever be grateful to him!!
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Very kind and compassionate. Explains everything well
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Dr. Altschuler is a wonderful surgeon. I highly recommend him to perform the C Mobi disk replacement surgery.
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