Dr. Michael J. Rutigliano, MD

Dr. Michael J. Rutigliano, MD

Neurosurgeon at UPMC Department of Neurosurgery

Meet Dr. Michael J. Rutigliano, MD

Dr. Michael Rutigliano is clinical associate professor of neurological surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. During his long association with the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, he received his medical degree, completed an internship in general surgery, and completed residency training in neurological surgery. Dr. Rutigliano also obtained an MBA from the Katz Graduate School of Business. He is board-certified in neurological surgery. Dr. Rutigliano’s clinical interests include a wide range of neurosurgical diseases, including spinal and peripheral nerve disorders and primary and metastatic brain tumors. His areas of spinal expertise include lumbar/thoracic discectomy, lumbar/thoracic laminectomy, lumbar/thoracic fusion, anterior cervical discectomy, posterior cervical laminectomy and the resection of spinal tumors. His other interests include the resection of primary and metastatic brain tumors, as well as the performance of peripheral nerve surgery, including carpal ligament release and ulnar nerve decompression.

Dr. Rutigliano is a neurosurgeon with UPMC Department of Neurosurgery.

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Greensburg, PA

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


  • Neurosurgeon


  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Disc Herniation
  • Meningioma
  • Metastatic Tumors
  • Nerve Compression
  • Nerve Entrapment
  • Neurofibroma
  • Schwannoma
  • Spinal Compression Fractures
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis


  • CT-Guided Surgery
  • Cervical Discectomy
  • Hydrocephalus Shunts
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Microforaminotomy
  • Microlaminectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Tumor Resection

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

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

  • Board Certified, American Board of Neurological Surgery

Office Information for Dr. Michael J. Rutigliano, MD

425 Frye Farm Road
Greensburg, PA 15601
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Profile last updated: August 31, 2016. This information was supplied by or on behalf of the provider.