Dr. Robert Friedlander, MD

Dr. Robert Friedlander, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
Dr. Robert Friedlander, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1991 and specializes in neurosurgery.

200 Lothrop St # B400

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Contact Information

(412) 647-6358

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • UPMC Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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Brain Disorders
more than 84% of peers
Brain Aneurysm
more than 81% of peers
Cerebrovascular Disease
more than 64% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

32  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
  • Cavernous Hemangioma
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Ear Disorders
  • Fracture
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease


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9  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Brandeis
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Friedlander has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Friedlander's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Friedlander to family and friends
6 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Friedlander'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 (1)

Not only is this man an exceptional neurosurgeon but he is a sweet caring physician. You rarely find that in a neurosurgeon. He saved my daughters life removing a cavernous malformation from her thalamus.
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