Paul Gardner MD
  • Paul Gardner, MD

    Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery Neurosurgical Director, Center for Skull Base Surgery

Paul Gardner, MD

Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery Neurosurgical Director, Center for Skull Base Surgery

Profile:

Paul A. Gardner, MD, joined the faculty at the University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurological Surgery in 2008 after completing his residency and fellowship training at the University of Pittsburgh program. He completed his undergraduate studies at Florida State University, majoring in biochemistry, and received his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

Dr. Gardner completed a two-year fellowship with Amin Kassam, MD, in endoscopic endonasal pituitary and skull base surgery. His research has focused on evaluating patient outcomes following these surgeries. He is co-director of the Center for Skull Base Surgery at UPMC and is recognized internationally as a leader in the field of the endoscopic endonasal surgery, a minimally invasive surgical approach to the skull base. His other surgical interests include pituitary tumors, open cranial base surgery, vascular surgery, minimally invasive surgery and neurooncology.

Dr. Gardner's publications can be reviewed through the National Library of Medicine's publication database.