Dr. John William Bookwalter MD Neurosurgeon

Dr. John Bookwalter is a neurosurgeon in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC and UPMC Passavant. He received his medical degree from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine and has been in practice for 38 years. Dr. Bookwalter accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 8 doctors at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC and one of 8 at UPMC Passavant who specialize in Neurological Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurosurgeon: Brain & Spinal Tumor, Neurosurgical Spine Surgery, Peripheral Nerve

Hospital Affiliation

Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC

UPMC Passavant
High performing in Neurology & Neurosurgery

UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside
Ranked #8 in Neurology & Neurosurgery

UPMC St. Margaret
High performing in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Education & Medical Training

Clarian Methodist Hospital of Indianapolis
Residency, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1976 - 1977

University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers
Residency, Neurological Surgery, 1977 - 1978

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Residency, Neurological Surgery, 1980 - 1984

Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Class of 1976

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Neurological Surgery
Certified 24 years in Neurological Surgery

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

PA State Medical License
Active through 2012

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Tennessee Network 5
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Arizona HMO
  • Health Net Arizona PPO/POS
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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