Dr. Howard Senter, MD

Dr. Howard Senter, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 70
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Dr. Howard Senter, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Monroeville, PA and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine in 1973 and specializes in neurosurgery.

2566 Haymaker Rd

Monroeville, PA 15146

Contact Information

(412) 858-7766

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Senter performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Low Back Pain
very high
more than 92% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 91% of peers
Spine Disorders
high
more than 79% of peers

Dr. Senter's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

46  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • 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)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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14  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Tufts University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Tufts New England Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Bellevue Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Yale New Haven Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Senter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Senter's Reviews

2.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Senter to family and friends
21 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Senter's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Worst doctor ever!! Arrogant and ignorant. Doesn’t listen to you, talks over you and already has his mind made up before you even see him. Wouldn’t send my worst enemy to this pathetic excuse for a doctor.
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Had a anterior cervical disectomy for neck pain. After, surgery the pain got worse. A year later after several injections by a phsyiatrist, it was determined to be facet syndrome. THANKS Dr. Senter for disectomy.
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I was referred to Dr. Senter for a second opinion regarding upcoming surgery. I found Dr. Senter exceptionally rude, arrogant, slanderous to colleagues. He knew the outcome of his recommendation before he ever looked at a single film or evaluated me. He did not listen to my story and only heard...more
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My family has never gotten over Dr. Senter's exceptionally rude treatment of my Father, who was a well respected physician. While Dad thought highly of Dr. Senter's medical knowledge and skill, he was appalled by his arrogant and demeaning behavior. Dr. Senter should be ashamed of himself to...more
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On August 27,2015 Dr. Senter performed a lamenectomy on me.L 3-4 with fusion and a graft. He was very professional and truthful about what I could expect both before and after sugery. It is now January 12,2016 and I am feeling very good. The pain I had in my right leg is gone and I am working to...more
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