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Community Orthopaedic Surgery Experts

David P. Fowler, MD
Since completing sports research at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in association with the Boston Red Sox, Dr. Fowler has covered multiple high school sports teams in the eastern suburbs of Pittsburgh and has served as team orthopaedist for the Gateway Gators for the past 25 years. He also has maintained an active general orthopaedic and total joint practice, which includes the use of computer navigation for the placement of total knee arthroplasty. He is affiliated with several UPMC locations, including UPMC at Daugherty Drive in Monroeville, UPMC St. Margaret, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, and UPMC Shadyside.

Donald A. Ravasio, DO
In addition to his role as an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine and trauma, Dr. Ravasio served as an orthopaedic surgeon and major in the United States Army. During Operation Iraqi Freedom, he became part of the 31st Combat Support Hospital in Baghdad, Iraq — the busiest trauma center in the world at the time. For his work in Iraq, he received a Distinguished Service Cross from Estonia for outstanding orthopaedic surgical care.

Jory D. Richman, MD
Dr. Richman is a clinical assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery at the University of Pittsburgh and a physician at UPMC Mercy. His specialty is orthopaedic surgery, with subspecialties in spine surgery and orthopaedic trauma. He received his doctor of medicine from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, followed by residencies at the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases in New York and Mount Sinai Medical Center in Cleveland, and a fellowship at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans.

Michael J. Rogal, MD
As a clinical assistant professor at the University of Pittsburgh and a UPMC physician in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery,
Dr. Rogal shares his time among Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC, UPMC Monroeville, UPMC St. Margaret, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, and UPMC Shadyside. His specialty is general orthopaedics with subspecialties in sports medicine and knee surgery.

Mitchell H. Rothenberg, MD
Dr. Rothenberg completed his medical degree at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore, and his residency at the University of Maryland Hospital and Shock Trauma Center, followed by a fellowship at the University of Wisconsin School of
Medicine in Madison. As a clinical assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery at the University of Pittsburgh and part of the UPMC Mercy team, Dr. Rothenberg is known for his work in the areas of sports medicine and trauma.

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