Paul Gardner, MD, Neurosurgery, Pittsburgh, PA, UPMC Presbyterian


Neurosurgery Pittsburgh, PA

Professor, Neurological Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine; Co-Director, Cranial Base Surgery Center

Overview of Dr. Gardner

Dr. Paul Gardner is a neurosurgeon in Pittsburgh, PA and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including UPMC Presbyterian, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, and UPMC Mercy. He received his medical degree from University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and has been in practice 16 years. He is experienced in neurosurgical oncology, skull base surgery, pituitary surgery and cerebrovascular disease. He is fellowship trained in open and endoscopic skull base surgery.

Education & Training

  • University of Pittsburgh Medical CenterResidency, Neurological Surgery, 2002 - 2008
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical CenterInternship, Transitional Year, 2001 - 2002
  • University of Pittsburgh School of MedicineClass of 2001

Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2001 - 2022
  • American Board of Neurological Surgery Neurological Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Peter Janetta Endowed Chair University of Pittsburgh

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations


Authored Content

  • Pittsburgh Skull Base CourseJanuary 2020
  • Endoscopic Brain Course10/20/2018

Press Mentions

  • CNS Spotlight: Enhancing Neurosurgery with Links to the CNS Web of Knowledge
    CNS Spotlight: Enhancing Neurosurgery with Links to the CNS Web of KnowledgeJune 18th, 2018

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
    Aetna HMO
    BCBS Blue Card PPO
    Great West PPO
    Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
    Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
    Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    Multiplan PHCS PPO
    Multiplan PPO
    United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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