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Orthopaedic Surgery

Sub Specialty:
General Orthopaedics
Elbow Surgery
Hand,Wrist,and Upper Extremity Surgery
Hand Surgery
Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
Wrist Surgery
Finger(s) Surgery

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Passavant

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.8 Stars
210 Patient
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Tri Rivers Musculoskeletal Centers
127 Oneida Valley Rd.
Suite 302
Butler, PA 16001
Scheduling Phone:
(866) 874-7483

6998 Crider Rd.
Suite 110
Mars, PA 16046
Office Phone:
(866) 874-7483


Hand Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


MD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

University of Washington School of Medicine/Academic Affairs,
Seattle, WA

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September 25, 2019

Excellent experience. They were able to work me into the schedule for immediate treatment.Much appreciated!

September 25, 2019

the doctor and his whole staff are superb

September 11, 2019

I was very please with my visit. This was my first visit. Loved the electronic paperwork. The office seemed to organized well and all my questions were answer in that first visit.

September 10, 2019

Dr. Pfaeffle and his staff were excellent. I will recommend him to anyone who asks.

August 07, 2019

This experience was most satisfactory.

August 02, 2019

Dr. Pfaellfe was very thorough for my finger examination. He answered all of my questions and I never felt rushed. I was impressed that he ordered more x-rays than the one I has in the ER since it clearly showed that he cared about even a minor situation. Also, he was very personable.

August 02, 2019

First visit with doctor and was impressed.

August 02, 2019

Great people skills.

July 26, 2019

great Doctor

July 26, 2019

I have seen this provider in the past for similar problems. Surgical intervention was required and both times I had very good results. Would definitely recommend this provider to others.