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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:
4.8 Stars
197 Patient
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LOCATION(S):

UPMC Hamot - Orthopedics
300 State St.
Suite 301
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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August 21, 2017

Dr. Cortina repaired my rotator cuff 11 yrs ago and it went completely smooth. I have since referred two family members to him that he is seeing. Hopefully no need for surgery this time but if so, have complete confidence in him.

August 09, 2017

I just love Gary J Cortina, i have been seing him sence 2010, hes wonderful takes him time triple checks everything, i have givening 3 people his number for knees, i know when he worked on my knees in 2011 i was good till this yr,

July 24, 2017

after my appointment I feel that I am in excellent hands.

July 10, 2017

Dr. Cortina & his staff were very helpful in assisting me with all heath care needs and any questions. On a scale of 1-10, I would give Dr. Cortina an 11, he is great!! I can't say enough.

July 10, 2017

He is the best. Always concerned about my health. Took me in even though I was late because of construction on the roads.

July 05, 2017

Dr. Cortina is very kind and interested in his patients. I am pleased every time I see him.