Gerszten Named as a Leading Spine Expert



Peter GersztenPittsburgh, PA, January 8, 2014 -- Peter C. Gerszten, MD, MPH, FACS, Peter E. Sheptak Professor of Neurosurgery at the University of Pittsburgh, and director of the department’s percutaneous spine service, has been selected as one of the world's top experts in the field of spinal tumor research and treatment by Expertscape.com.

According to the Expertscape website, expert rankings are based on a review of scientific literature available through the National Library of Medicine's publication database and are 100% objective. Results obtain from their review are intended to provide users with a research tool to find experts on a given medical topic.

Dr. Gerszten is a pioneer in the field of spine radiosurgery and is a coauthor of the recently released book Controversies in Stereotactic Radiosurgery: Best Evidence Recommendations, a 277-page look into an evidence-based approach to stereotactic radiosurgery for the brain and spine.