Dr. Ian F Pollack MD Neurosurgeon

Dr. Ian Pollack is a neurosurgeon in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside. He is one of 10 doctors at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and one of 22 at UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside who specialize in Neurological Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurosurgeon: General Neurosurgery

Hospital Affiliation

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside
Ranked #8 in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Education & Medical Training

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1984 - 1985

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Residency, Neurological Surgery, 1985 - 1991

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Neurological Surgery
Certified in Neurological Surgery

PA State Medical License

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Elected Member, The American Society for Clinical Investigation

Publications & Presentations

Surgical treatment of sagittal synostosis by extended strip craniectomy: Cranial index, nasofrontal angle, reoperation rate, and a review of the literature.
Bonfield, C. M.,Lee, P. S.,Adamo, M. A.,Pollack, I. F.

Ependymomas: development of immunotherapeutic strategies.
Pollack, I. F.,Jakacki, R. I.,Butterfield, L. H.,Okada, H.

Phase II study of cilengitide in the treatment of refractory or relapsed high-grade gliomas in children: A report from the Children's Oncology Group.
Macdonald, T. J.,Vezina, G.,Stewart, C. F.,Turner, D.,Pierson, C. R.,Chen, L.,Pollack, I. F.,Gajjar, A.,Kieran, M. W.

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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
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • ODS Network
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref
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