Dr. Paul Gardner, MD

Dr. Paul Gardner, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 44
(32)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Paul Gardner, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Pittsburgh, PA. He is 44 years old and has been practicing for 16 years.

200 Lothrop St Ste B400

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Contact Information

(412) 647-3685

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Golden Rule
  • 10 More

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Top Care Areas

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Meningiomas
very high
more than 99% of peers
Subdural Hemorrhage
very high
more than 98% of peers
Craniopharyngioma
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gardner "As a neurosurgeon, I seek to provide patients with the best possible relief from their condition with the least amount of discomfort using the least invasive corridor possible. This is done through teamwork with other specialties and using technologies such as endoscopy to provide novel approaches."
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

Dr. Gardner does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cavernous Malformation Brain
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chondrosarcoma
  • Chordoma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Hemifacial Spasm
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skull Base Lesions
  • Skull Base Tumor
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Complex Skull Base Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniotomy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Endoscopic Endonasal Surgery
  • Endoscopic Microvascular Decompression
  • Endoscopic Neurosurgery
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Microvascular Decompression
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Pituitary Surgery
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Stenting, Intracranial Vessels
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vestibular Schwanoma Surgery

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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

  • Florida State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Upmc Presby U Pittsburgh
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Upmc-Presbyterian
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Upmc-Presbyterian
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Gardner has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Gardner has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gardner's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gardner to family and friends
4.5
based on 32 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Gardner's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
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I have been a patient of Dr. Gardner for 8 years now. I would highly recommend him. I just recently had EEA surgery for a rathsky cyst. I am on the road to recovery.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Gardner accepts 19 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Classic Blue
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • Wells Fargo Insurance

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Hospitals where Dr. Gardner has admitting privileges

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
4401 Penn Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
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Upmc Mercy
1400 Locust St
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
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UPMC Presbyterian
200 Lothrop St
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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