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Dr. Lawrence Lunsford, MD

Neurosurgery*
4.1 (9)
Map Pin Small Pittsburgh, PA
Accepting new patients
44 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Lawrence Lunsford, MD

Dr. Lawrence Lunsford, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Pittsburgh, PA. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 44 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX / NORTHERN CALIFORNIA CAMPUS and is affiliated with UPMC Presbyterian. Patients rated Dr. Lunsford an average 4.1 star rating.

Dr. Lunsford works at Practice in Pittsburgh, PA. They frequently treat conditions like Brain Cancer, Benign Neoplasm of Brain and Cancer of Cerebral Meninges along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Lunsford's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Office
    200 Lothrop St Ste B400, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (412) 647-0953
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    Upmc Presbyterian
    200 Lothrop St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (412) 647-6360
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    Office
    200 Lothrop St Ste F158, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (412) 647-6781

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  • UPMC Presbyterian

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Brain Cancer
Benign Neoplasm of Brain
Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Cranial Nerve Cancer
Meningiomas
Cerebral Edema
Cerebrovascular Disease
Hypothalamus Cancer
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Pituitary Tumor
Traumatic Brain Injury
Brain Surgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
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Bone Cancer
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari's Deformity
Chordoma
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Craniopharyngioma
Degenerative Disc Disease
Epilepsy
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Herniated Disc
Hydrocephalus
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Low Back Pain
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pineal Region Tumors
Polyneuropathy
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Stenosis
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spine Fracture Treatment
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    About Dr. Lawrence Lunsford, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 44 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1467429639
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX / NORTHERN CALIFORNIA CAMPUS
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Lawrence Lunsford, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Lunsford is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Lunsford has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Lunsford has seen patients for Brain Cancer, Benign Neoplasm of Brain and Cancer of Cerebral Meninges, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Lunsford on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    9 patients have reviewed Dr. Lunsford. The overall rating for this provider is 4.1. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Lunsford.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Lunsford, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Lunsford appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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