Dr. Taylor Abel, MD

NeurosurgeryMaleAge 38


Dr. Taylor Abel, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has over 12 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University Of Washington / Harborview Medical Center in 2010. He is affiliated with University Of Iowa Hospital and Clinics. His office accepts new patients.

Dr. Taylor Abel, MD

UPMC Pediatric Cardiology

4401 Penn Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15224
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Taylor Abel is a pediatric neurosurgeon and fellowship-trained epilepsy surgeon at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. He specializes in pediatric...Read more


  • Neurosurgery


University Of Washington / Harborview Medical Center
Medical School


  • English
  • French

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What are Dr. Taylor Abel, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Abel frequently treats Neurostimulator Implantation, Brain Surgery, and Deep Brain Stimulation. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Abel treats.

Where is Dr. Taylor Abel, MD's office located?

Dr. Abel's office is located at 4401 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15224. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Dr. Abel speaks French and English. View profile to see all.

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Dr. Abel's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Neurostimulator Implantation

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abel performs Neurostimulator Implantation more than 69% of his peers

Dr. Abel performs this procedure more than 69% of his peers

Brain Surgery

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abel performs Brain Surgery more than 66% of his peers

Dr. Abel performs this procedure more than 66% of his peers

Deep Brain Stimulation

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Abel performs Deep Brain Stimulation more than 57% of his peers

Dr. Abel performs this procedure more than 57% of his peers

Dr. Abel's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Aneurysm
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari Malformation Type 2
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniosynostosis, Autosomal Dominant
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Epilepsy
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Low Back Pain
  • Neurostimulation
  • Neurostimulator Implantation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reconstruction for Craniosynos
  • Scoliosis
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

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(412) 692-5090

Dr. Abel accepts the following insurance:

Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Personal Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital Blue Cross
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Preferred PPO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Geisinger Health Plan
Choice Care PPO
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