Dr. Edward Richard Prostko MD Neurosurgeon

Dr. Edward Prostko is a neurosurgeon in Washington, Pennsylvania. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Allegheny General Hospital and Canonsburg General Hospital. He received his medical degree from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine and has been in practice for 33 years. He is one of 17 doctors at Allegheny General Hospital and one of 5 at Canonsburg General Hospital who specialize in Neurological Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurosurgeon: General Neurosurgery

Hospital Affiliation

Allegheny General Hospital
High performing in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Canonsburg General Hospital

St. Clair Memorial Hospital

Washington Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Loyola University
Residency, General Surgery, 1975 - 1975

Loyola University
Residency, Neurological Surgery, 1976 - 1980

Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Class of 1974

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Neurological Surgery
Certified in Neurological Surgery

PA State Medical License
Active through 2012

WV State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Lateral hypothalamic area deep brain stimulation for refractory obesity: a pilot study with preliminary data on safety, body weight, and energy metabolism.
Whiting, D. M.,Tomycz, N. D.,Bailes, J.,de Jonge, L.,Lecoultre, V.,Wilent, B.,Alcindor, D.,Prostko, E. R.,Cheng, B. C.,Angle, C.,Cantella, D.,Whiting, B. B.,Mizes, J. S.,Finnis, K. W.,Ravussin, E.,Oh, M. Y.

January 2001: A 37 year old man with a history of Hodgkin''s disease.
Brown, H. G., Whiting, D. M., Prostko, E. R., Fox, K. R., Zhang, J.

The impact of magnetic resonance on the diagnostic evaluation of acute cervicothoracic spinal trauma.
Goldberg, A. L., Rothfus, W. E., Deeb, Z. L., Daffner, R. H., Lupetin, A. R., Wilberger, J. E., Prostko, E. R.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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