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Specialty:

Orthopaedic Surgery

Sub Specialty:
General Orthopaedics
Hip Replacement Surgery
Knee Replacement Surgery
Arthroscopic Knee Surgery
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
Sports Medicine (Upper Extremity)
Sports Medicine (Lower Extremity)

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Hamot


Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.7 Stars
201 Patient
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LOCATION(S):

UPMC Hamot - Orthopaedics
300 State St.
4th Floor
Erie, PA 16507
Office Phone:
(814) 877-8370
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BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Education:

MD, Thomas Jefferson University Medical College, Philadelphia, PA

Residency:
UPMC Hamot Medical Center,
Erie, PA


Fellowships:
Allegheny General Hospital,
Pittsburgh, PA



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September 30, 2019

Kate Cawley is always happy, polite and ready to help you with ever your issue is. Dr. Cortina is great I can not imagine using another orthopedic surgeon.

September 09, 2019

Dr. Cortina was great ! it was a 6 month follow up for my hip replacement.

August 29, 2019

Good doctor who listens well.

August 26, 2019

all good

July 31, 2019

I feel confident in the doctor's recommendation and diagnose.

July 22, 2019

The care I received was excellent, the staff was very good and helpful. I will be continuing to see this doctor!

July 15, 2019

from day one to now. excellent care from the staff to the doctor

July 10, 2019

Dr. Cortina always seemed well prepared and knowledgeable on my condition and offers very helpful information. additionally his PA is very thorough and helpful.

July 03, 2019

Dr Cortina was wonderful at my first visit with him. After seeing several doctors and having almost every test known to man He seemed to understand my condition that I have sufferred with for 4 months. After I have 2 more tests, I am confident that my condition will be cured with his input.

June 17, 2019

Have a very good conversation