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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John Pollina, Neurological Surgeon, Neurologist is Good. Dr. Pollina has been reviewed by 15 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.3
Promptness 3.7
Courteous Staff 4.0
Accurate Diagnosis 3.9
Bedside Manner 4.0
Spends Time with Me 3.5
Follows Up After Visit 3.5

Specialties & Research

Dr. John Pollina, FACS, MD is board certified in Neurological Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 7 areas:
  • Back Injuries
  • Head and Neck Disorder
  • Infection
  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis

Education & Awards

Dr. Pollina graduated from State University of New York at Buffalo. He has 1 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)


Dr. Pollina has 23 hospital affiliations:

  • Catholic Health System/Sisters of Charity Hospital 
  • Catholic Health System - Mercy Hospital of Buffalo 


  • Hindi
  • Kannada
  • Russian
  • Sindhi

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Additional Information
Dr. John Pollina FACS and MD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 17 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. John Pollina practice?
Dr. John Pollina has 2 office locations.
Dr. John Pollina practices Neurological Surgery near Buffalo, NY.
See Buffalo Neurological Surgeons.