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Orthopaedic Surgery

Sub Specialty:
General Spine/Back/Neck (Non-Surgical)
Spine/Back/Neck Surgery

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC St. Margaret
UPMC Presbyterian
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

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

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

UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex
8000 Cranberry Springs Drive
Cranberry Twp, PA 16066
Scheduling Phone:
(412) 687-3900


Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


MD, Rush University Medical College, Chicago, IL

Hospital for Special Surgery,
New York, NY

Hospital for Special Surgery,
New York, NY

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January 04, 2017

He is great

December 28, 2016


December 27, 2016

I believe that Dr. Donaldson is doing his very best to alleviate my low back pain.

December 22, 2016

Very pleased with the care and concern Dr Donaldson gave me

December 20, 2016

great place

December 20, 2016

Staff seemed happy in there jobs.

December 13, 2016

Dr. Donaldson takes time to listen to the patient and answers any question in a polite and courteous manner. Dr. Donaldson is an outstanding doctor in every aspect.

December 13, 2016

Health care here is so much better compared to what I receive in Steubenville. Appointments always early or on time. Staff is excellent here as were those at Montefiore Hospital where I had my surgery.

November 29, 2016

I have love this dr who save my life forever, I will never forget what he did for me and my family. Dr Donaldson, you are wonderful. Thank you!!!

November 23, 2016

I have been completely satisfied with my care from Dr. Donaldson and his office staff. I would refer my family and friends.