Scheduling Neurophysiology Monitoring

To pre-schedule cases, the surgeon’s office should send us an email using the following format:

Schedule sample

Using this format will help eliminate errors as the information is cut and pasted right into our schedule. This form should be sent to our designated neurophysiology (service account) neurophysiology@upmc.edu.  We will confirm your request via email in a timely manner. Immediate cases being responded to first.

  • If you do not have access to email or cannot use this form, on an individual bases we will determine the best way to schedule your cases with us.
  • When requesting monitoring please use the term “neurophys monitoring”, not SSEP, IOM, Nims Tube, EMG, EPOMS,  or any other term. 
  • Add on cases day of – Between 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., please contact the supervisor at (412) 682-1906.  After 3:00 p.m. please have the operator page the Neurophysiology supervisor or call at (412) 616-0803 (Preferred).
  • Add on cases for the next day – Between 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. please schedule with our office using the form above or call (412) 647-3450.  After 3:00 p.m. please have the operator page the Neurophysiology Supervisor or call at (412) 616-0803 (Preferred).

For administrative information:
Mary Ellen Fosbrink
Department of Neurological Surgery
UPMC Presbyterian, Suite B-400
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: (412) 648-2570
Fax: (412) 383-8999