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About the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh offers a wide range of specialty services and orthopaedic treatments using state-of-the-art surgical techniques.

Our orthopaedic surgeons and support staff guide patients through diagnosis, surgery, rehabilitation, and aftercare. This orchestrated system provides our patients with more comprehensive and complete care.

Experts in All Areas of Bone, Muscle, and Joint Care

Our department focuses on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of musculoskeletal injuries and conditions.

Our areas of expertise include:

Access to Exceptional Resources and Support Services

Nationally recognized as a leader in orthopaedic care, UPMC provides our orthopaedic surgeons with a vast network of resources.

Support services through the UPMC network include:

An Unparalleled Research and Clinical Trial Program

Funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the University of Pittsburgh Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is unmatched in the region for research and clinical trials.

Our team of researchers actively pursues breakthroughs in such areas as the use of stem cells for growing new bone and cartilage, and new and improved joint replacement techniques. We’re also constantly conducting a whole host of clinical trial studies that are accessible to qualifying patients.

Did You Know?

UPMC is ranked among the top hospitals in the nation for orthopaedic excellence by U.S. News & World Report.



Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Kaufmann Medical Building
3471 Fifth Ave., Suite 1010
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

412-687-3900

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