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 Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine in 1973 and specializes in neurosurgery.

4815 Liberty Ave Ste 439

Pittsburgh, PA 15224

Contact Information

(412) 578-3925

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UPMC

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Dr. Senter's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Senter treats Low Back Pain more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Senter treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Senter treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Senter treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Spine Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Senter treats Spine Disorders more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Senter treats this condition more than 79% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis

About Me

Biography

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

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

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Dr. Senter's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Senter

2.7

Based on 21 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
52.38095238095238%
(11)

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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...Read 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...Read 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...Read More
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Amerihealth
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
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Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
Geisinger Health Plan
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UPMC
UPMC PPO

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Allegheny Valley Hospital

Natrona Heights, PA