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William F. Donaldson, MD


Orthopaedic Surgery

Sub Specialty:
Spinal Surgery

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

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231 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


Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


MD, Rush University Medical College, Chicago, IL

Rockefeller Univeristy,
New York, NY

Hospital for Special Surgery,
New York, NY

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June 23, 2015

Outstanding Dr. highly professional. Completely satisfied with my back surgery.

June 23, 2015

He's always been very caring & helpful just like his dad whom I had for surgery when I was 13.

June 23, 2015

I have had excellent results and care from this provider.

May 27, 2015

Dr. Donaldson always greets me warmly and is very thorough in scanning my X-rays and explaining the changes in my condition. I have complete trust in anything he suggests that I do.

May 27, 2015

I trusted everything Dr. Donaldson had to say, and he seemed like he genuinely wanted me to feel better.

May 12, 2015

The doctor showed concern and listened to my comments and answered my questions in a way that I could understand what treatment he would be using. I felt very comfortable with the Doctor and will continue to make all future appointments with this Doctor.

April 21, 2015


April 01, 2015

The doctor explained everything and answered all of my questions.

March 31, 2015

He knew what test I need to access me prior to seeing me then he took the time to show and explain what my diagnosis was and he explained his plan of action. I really like this doctor and trust his care completely.

March 24, 2015

My consult with Dr. Donaldson was very thorough as compared to the a surgeon I have seen previously for an opinion regarding possible back surgery. He was very well informed about my condition and was able to clearly communicate my options/next steps and also provided a concise summary, not detailed, of what to expect from the surgery. I would suppose that once I have scheduled the surgery I will be provided with more information regards preparation, what to expect during surgery and post surgery information. Overall I was very satisfied with my visit and feel confident in Dr. Donaldson's ability and expertise.

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