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Specialty:

Orthopaedic Surgery

Sub Specialty:
Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
Spine/Back/Neck Surgery

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Language Spoken:
Turkish

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

UPP - Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
4401 Penn Ave.
2nd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
Office Phone:
(412) 692-5530
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Shriners Hospital for Children
1645 W. 8th St.
Erie, PA 16505
Office Phone:
(814) 875-8700
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BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:


Education:

MD, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey

Residency:
Hacettepe University,
Ankara, Turkey

Hacettepe University,
Ankara, Turkey


Fellowships:
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

UCSF Spine Center,
San Francisco, CA

Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children,
Wilmington, DE

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center,
Cincinnati, OH



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June 01, 2018

Dr. Dede was efficient, provided practical recommendations and clear explanations, the office staff was friendly. Very positive experience.

May 30, 2018

Our visit to the office was great. Everyone was friendly and helpful. They made my daughter feel comfortable when she was nervous about being there.

May 16, 2018

Dr Dede is great surgeon and woukd recommend him to others

May 16, 2018

When we arrived it turned out that the schedule clerk told me the wrong day than what she had scheduled in the system. I went to the clinic clerk who went above and beyond to get my daughter seen right away. Even with all the confusion the staff were wonderful, patient, helpful and caring. They got us seen and the cast on my daughter's broken arm way quicker than I ever would have imagined given the circumstances. I am thankful that she got the care she needed without having to make the drive into the city again. They also scheduled the follow up/Cast removal appointment at the Monroeville office, which is a lot more convenient.

May 16, 2018

When driving 3 hours for an appointment for an opinion for someone due to your child pain. It would be nice if providers actually listened to patients symptoms and parents. go over medical history before you get there when records were sent. This could help diagnosis children.

May 11, 2018

It was a great experience

May 09, 2018

Everyone in this office is always very nice and there is never a wait. The office is always very clean.

April 18, 2018

Dr Dede is an amazing ortho. He is kind, personable and very thorough. He spends time explaining everything. We recommend him to everyone.

March 28, 2018

The overall visit went smoothly ,but we are still dealing with pain.

March 28, 2018

Dr. Dede was very kind and showed compassion for our situation. I appreciated that he was honest and direct.