J. Brad Bellotte, MD, is chief of neurosurgery at UPMC Hamot in Erie, Pa. He joined the University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurosurgery as a clinical assistant professor in July of 2011. Dr. Bellotte is a leading expert in complex spine surgery, including minimally invasive surgeries.
He earned his medical degree from West Virginia University School of Medicine and completed an internship in general surgery and a residency in neurosurgery at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh.
Community Clinic Site
300 State Street
Erie, PA 16507
Specialized Areas of Interest
American Board of Neurological Surgery
Professional Organization Membership
Education & Training
- MD, West Virginia University, 1999
- Residency, Neurosurgery, Allegheny General Hospital, 2005
Honors & Awards
- Orthopedic Teaching Award, UPMC Hamot, 2011-12
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Spinal Surgery at UPMC Hamot
Dr. Bellotte discusses the benefits of minimally invasive spinal surgery versus more traditional surgical options.