General Patient Information

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Our Mission at Orthopaedic Specialists is to bring some of the best, award-winning orthopaedic doctors in Pittsburgh under one name to offer high quality orthopaedic care, so that we can help you get your life back to normal as quickly and painlessly as possible.

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An orthopaedic practice led by board-certified, award-winning specialists in the greater Pittsburgh, PA, region specializing in diagnostics & treatment for arthritis, sports injuries, foot pain, spinal conditions & more.

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When do you know it's time to see a doctor?

The human body is a complex network of bones, nerves, ligaments, tendons, and many other structures that work together in harmony to facilitate movement. Because of our intricate anatomies, factors like poor posture, high-impact exercise, and even the natural aging process can easily cause aches and pains to occur. Many instances of common musculoskeletal ailments like low back pain and mild joint stiffness can be effectively managed at home, but this isn’t always the case. So, how can you tell if it’s time to visit an orthopaedic doctor?

As a general rule of thumb, you should consult with an orthopaedic doctor if you develop any musculoskeletal symptoms that concern you. This may include joint or muscle pain, reduced range of motion, or inability to put weight on or use a limb as you normally would. If you have a sports related injury, it may be time to visit a doctor

More specifically, you should consider visiting an orthopaedic doctor if:

  • You have muscle or joint pain that gradually worsens

  • You are experiencing symptoms that interfere with everyday responsibilities

  • Your symptoms are accompanied by numbness or tingling sensations (a sign of nerve compression)

  • You have previously received orthopaedic treatment that has proven unsuccessful

  • Your symptoms developed following an injury, such as a fall or car accident

  • Your symptoms do not respond to self-care measures like rest, ice therapy, and over-the-counter medications

Why Choose Us?

Of course, we’re not the only orthopaedic clinic in town, but we stand apart from the others in many ways. Additionally, we offer a full spectrum of advanced orthopaedic care, from precision diagnostics and imaging to physical therapy, injection therapy, and complex surgery. Whatever your musculoskeletal health needs entail, Orthopaedic Specialists can provide the advanced care you deserve.

Consider that:


We are a research-focused practice that is affiliated with UPMC, which allows us to offer our patients the greatest choices in care.

We have multiple locations north, south, east, and west of Pittsburgh to accommodate busy patients throughout our region.

Despite our large size and academic affiliation, we offer the straightforward, personalized, and compassionate care that you’d expect to find at a small private practice.


We'd love to help you with your orthopaedic needs. Visit our New Patients page to learn more and to request an appointment using our form.


If you would like to schedule another appointment, please call 877-471-0935 or request an appointment on our Returning Patients page.

Our Orthopaedic Services

Orthopaedic Specialists provides advanced treatment and long-term care for virtually all musculoskeletal conditions. Our team includes physicians who subspecialize in specific aspects of orthopaedic health, such as knee health, hand surgery, sports medicine, ankle surgery, and more, meaning you will receive an exceptionally high level of care as our patient.

Furthermore, we specialize in treating our patients like family. When you visit an orthopaedic physician on our team, you can be assured that you will receive individualized attention and helpful advice that will allow you to return to the activities you enjoy as quickly and safely as possible.


We have decades of experience, award-winning doctors, and compassionate care! 

  • 14 Convenient Locations

  • We Handle Nearly Every Orthopedic Condition and Injury

  • One Stop Shop

  • Fast Scheduling

Have more questions? Contact Us!