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Akash D Agarwal, MD, FAANS
Neurological Surgery
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Expertise: Angiogram, Arteriovenous...See all...


Forbes Hospital (Primary)
Professional Office Building II
2580 Haymaker Rd, Suite 106
Monroeville, PA 15146
Fax (412) 858-7769
Hardner Building
2315 Myrtle St, Suite L90
Erie, PA 16502
Fax (814) 452-7574
317 E 1st Ave
Tarentum, PA 15084
Fax (412) 858-7769

Dr. Akash Agarwal is a highly respected neurosurgeon, experienced in endovascular, spinal, and general neurosurgery. A former assistant professor of neurosurgery, he will be site director of the AHN Neurosurgery residency program at Forbes.

He is skilled in Gamma Knife® surgery and kyphoplasty (surgery for vertebra fractures in the spine). He also evaluates and treats patients with brain tumors, cerebral aneurysms, herniated discs, strokes, and trigeminal neuralgia.

Dr. Agarwal received a medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts, and completed a residency at Penn State Medical Center at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania. There, he also gained further training through fellowships in endovascular and interventional neuroradiology. He is certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery. He is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

His goal is to provide excellent, comprehensive, and compassionate care to patients of all ages. He speaks Spanish, Hindi, and English.

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Arteriovenous Malformation
Brain Aneurysm
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cavernous Malformation
Cerebral Aneurysm
Cervical Radiculopathy
Cervical Spinal Stenosis
Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD)
GBM (Glioblastoma Multiforme)
Lumbar Disc Herniations
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Metastatic Tumors of the Brain
Osteoporotic Fracture
Sacral Fracture
Spinal Stenosis
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Vertebral Compression Fractures


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Recent Patient Comments

"I would Dr. Agarwal to anybody, I think he is great."

February 18, 2023

"Already recommended my care provider to another person due to his excellent response to my needs......"

February 14, 2023

"Dr Agarwal was very open and honest with any questions we had as he explained the variety of approaches I could take for my Herniated, ruptured disks. He was not at all overly opionated or aggressive in his attitude. My wife accompanied me and she was treated very inclusively and respectfully."

February 05, 2023

"This doctor knows his "stuff.""

February 02, 2023

"I've always had a good experience with Dr. Agarwal."

January 11, 2023

"Could not have been treated better in my estimation"

December 04, 2022

"Dr. Agarwal was informative and answered our questions."

November 26, 2022

"Dr. Argawal was compassionate, explained everything in detail and assured me he would take great care of me."

August 24, 2022

"Provider gave off impression of not wanting to be bothered with my case, care, or such. Didn't even say "Good Morning" and shake my hand, as all my doctors do."

August 08, 2022

"I had a very good experience with Doctor Agarwal and his team."

June 28, 2022



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