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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Alexander Yu is Excellent. Dr. Yu has been reviewed by 16 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.2
Promptness 4.0
Courteous Staff 4.8
Accurate Diagnosis 4.2
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 4.8
Follows Up After Visit 4.2

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Brain Cancer
  • Craniotomy (Brain Surgery)
  • Facial Nerve Pain (Trigeminal Neuralgia)
  • Movement Disorders

Education & Awards

Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015)


Dr. Yu has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • Allegheny General Hospital 
  • Jefferson Hospital 

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Dr. Alexander Kwong-Tak Yu MD is a male Neurosurgeon and practices in Neurological Surgery.
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Dr. Alexander Yu practices Neurological Surgery near Pittsburgh, PA.
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