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Doctor

W. Timothy Ward, MD

SPECIALTY:

Orthopaedic Surgery

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

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


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Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
3.9 Stars
298 Patient
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LOCATION(S):

University of Pittsburgh Physicians

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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UPMC at Oxford Drive
600 Oxford Dr.
Suite 200
Monroeville, PA 15146
Office Phone:
(412) 687-3900
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Children's North
2599 Wexford Bayne Rd.
Sewickley, PA 15143
Office Phone:
(412) 692-5530
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BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

EDUCATION:

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

Residency:
Duke University School of Medicine,
Durham, NC

Duke University School of Medicine,
Durham, NC


Fellowships:
University Berne,
Berne,

Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children,
Dallas, TX



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Patient comments are gathered from our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and are displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-indentified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

July 11, 2016

did a great job very happy with the results

July 11, 2016

Disappointed with the follow-up visit - no follow-up x-rays were given, physician did not ask about my child's level of pain or if there were any questions or concerns. Never touched my child or looked at her cast - only briefly reviewed the x-rays given in the ER and told me to schedule an appointment in 4 weeks to remove the cast. Total time for the appointment was approximately 5 minutes. A nurse and resident were present in the room and did not introduce themselves. This "appointment" could have been given over the phone or not at all - I didn't learn anything new that wasn't already told to me in the ER. And the worst part is my insurance company will be billed and I had to pay the co-pay. And I had to drive over an hour to get to Children's, so I didn't appreciate the inconvenience.

July 01, 2016

Dr. Timothy Ward's surgery skills demonstrate exceptional knowledge required for his field of medicine. He listens to you so well you can almost hear his brain thinking out loud and is ever vigilant to your physical movement which also provides a diagnosis. Dr. Ward 's diagnosis will give you the confidence you need to make your own personal decision. My electrical shocks were immediately terminated after surgery. If you are hesitant about postponing neck surgery don't. We all have a window of opportunity, use your's wisely. My Dr. Ward guide you.

July 01, 2016

Very good experience in all areas

July 01, 2016

good

July 01, 2016

Appreciated the frank honesty.

June 27, 2016

my daughter has been diagnosed with a slight scoliosis and uneven leg length wish two of her pcp's agreed could be causing her hip pain. This Dr did not notice scoliosis or think her uneven leg length mattered. When asked if a lift in her shoe might help, he told us to get one at the drug store if we want. Once he informed us that she did not have a disc problem that he needed to correct surgically, he seemed totally uninterested in recommending other remedies.

June 21, 2016

Dr Ward is excellent! We were in and out of our appointment in no time. He answered all my questions and gave us tips on how to care for him after the spica cast was removed.

June 13, 2016

Dr Ward is an amazing surgeon.

June 13, 2016

Dr. Ward is one of the best doctors I know of.



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