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Orthopaedic Surgery

Sub Specialty:
Foot and Ankle Surgery
Orthopaedic Trauma
General Fracture Care
Sports Medicine (Upper Extremity)
Sports Medicine (Lower Extremity)

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

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Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.7 Stars
183 Patient
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University of Pittsburgh Physicians

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
UPMC Mercy Professional Building
1350 Locust St.
Suite 220
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Office Phone:
(412) 687-3900

Kaufmann Medical Building
3471 Fifth Ave.
Suite 1010
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(412) 687-3900


Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


MD, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine,
Pittsburgh, PA

Hahnemann/Drexel University College,
Philadelphia, PA

University of Washington,
Seattle, WA

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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.

November 10, 2016

Very satisfied

October 20, 2016

it was all good

October 20, 2016

good experiance

October 13, 2016

Dr. Gruen is one of the best

October 13, 2016

everyone was extremely polite and genuinely interested in what I had to say. I didn't feel rushed through this appointment at all

October 10, 2016

would have appreciated the doctor addressing the pain in my other areas that hurt when I fell. it was written on the questionnaire, even though my ankle was the primary injury. also, my skin abrasion on my ankle was not treated..or mentioned. it was an open sore that required a dressing which I had to do for my self.

October 06, 2016

Always very satisfied with the doctor and his interns.

September 15, 2016

Although this survey is specifically for my follow up visit with Dr. Gruen, I feel that it is necessary to note his excellence in surgery skills. Before my surgery, I thought that I wouldn't ever be close to the same again, but when I woke up from the surgery, I knew that I had gotten the best surgeon in the world. His work was unbelievebly magnificent. Now, every day that I get out of bed, I know that I will heal to nearly exactly how I was before. This man is a miracle worker. He's a wizard of orthopedic surgery. I couldn't have asked for a better surgeon to help me.

September 08, 2016

Dr Gruen & his Assistant Brian Oswald & all of his staff are always so very adequate & caring in everything they do for me. I thank God every day for him. He saved my leg in 2oo9. If it were not for him I would not be walking today.

September 08, 2016

Dr. Gruen is a world class doctor and human being. He went above and beyond to provide me with the care that I needed.