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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

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Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.7 Stars
445 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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August 17, 2016

Dr.Donaldson is excellent & very caring . He'll help as much as possible.

August 17, 2016

very happy with this provider.

August 17, 2016

The only negative is that the wait time is very long at this office. ON my first visit I waited 2 hours. This time I waited 1 hour.

August 16, 2016

Care provider has been wonderful every time I see him.

August 10, 2016

A nice guy that's easy and a pleasure to talk with.

August 10, 2016

was a stressful appointment getting bad news, but he handled it in a way I feel confident in scheduling the surgery.

August 09, 2016

This was my first visit with Dr. Donaldson. When I completed my visit, I was very satisfied "I FOUND THE RIGHT DOCTOR & STAFF" to threat my illness!!!!!

August 03, 2016

Dr. Donaldson is a phenomenal physician. He provides care tailored to each patient's particular issues and takes the time necessary to evaluate problems and create a plan of treatment.

August 02, 2016

Could not have asked for a better experience with Dr. Donaldson

July 27, 2016

Dr.Donaldson and his staff did a great job in helping me back to health! Thank You!