Dr. Michael J. Rutigliano, MD

Neurosurgeon at UPMC Department of Neurosurgery

Meet Dr. Michael J. Rutigliano, MD

Dr. Rutigliano is a board-certified neurosurgeon with UPMC Department of Neurosurgery.

He treats a wide range of conditions, including spinal and peripheral nerve disorders and primary and metastatic brain tumors.

Dr. Rutigliano at a Glance

  • Dr. Rutigliano also provides deep expertise in such procedures as lumbar and thoracic discectomy, lumbar and thoracic laminectomy, lumbar and thoracic fusion, anterior cervical discectomy, and posterior cervical laminectomy.
  • He is a clinical associate professor of neurological surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

If your back is in pain, visit Dr. Rutigliano.

Dr. Rutigliano is a member of UPMC Department of Neurosurgery.

Directions to our primary location in Greensburg, PA

How Dr. Michael J. Rutigliano, MD Can Help You


  • Neurosurgeon


  • Residency - University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Medical School - University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


  • Herniated Disc/Bulging Disc
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Meningioma
  • Neurofibroma
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Schwannoma
  • Spinal Fracture
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Brain Tumors
  • Osteoporosis


  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF)
  • Microdiscectomy/Microdecompression
  • Microforaminotomy
  • CT-Guided Surgery
  • Laminectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Reconstructive/Revision Spine Surgery
  • Tumor Resection
  • Shunts

What Patients are Saying About Dr. Michael J. Rutigliano, MD

Dr. Rutigliano demonstrated excellent professionalism & empathy for my condition and took the time to explain & show in detail the procedure needed.

— UPMC Patient

The doctor explained in layman terms what the problem is and how we are going to attack that problem.

— UPMC Patient

What I liked most, was that I did NOT feel like I was on a conveyor belt making my way down an assembly line. This is how I feel with a lot of providers, but not this one.

— UPMC Patient

Everything that was explained before my surgery was all true-no surprises or disappointments.Everything went smoothly & recovery was good.Very glad I had it done.

— UPMC Patient

As this was my initial visit to this provider, I was very pleased with all aspects of my visit. The staff and Doctor were very professional.

— UPMC Patient

Dr. Rutigliano and his staff are outstanding professionals. I cannot say enough about the great care I received from Dr. Rutigliano and his staff! I would highly recommend them to my friends and family!

— UPMC Patient

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Accolades for Dr. Michael J. Rutigliano, MD

Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Joint Section on Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves (AANS/CNS)
  • American College of Physician Executives

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Neurological Surgery
  • Neurological Surgery

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