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Specialty:

Orthopaedic Surgery

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

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


Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.7 Stars
499 Patient
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LOCATION(S):

University of Pittsburgh Physicians

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Kaufmann Medical Building
3471 Fifth Ave.
Suite 1010
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(412) 687-3900
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UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex
8000 Cranberry Springs Drive
Cranberry Twp, PA 16066
Scheduling Phone:
(412) 687-3900
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BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Education:

MD, Rush University Medical College, Chicago, IL

Residency:
Hospital for Special Surgery,
New York, NY


Fellowships:
Hospital for Special Surgery,
New York, NY



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February 01, 2017

Positive in all comments and suggestions for future. I am happy with this team

February 01, 2017

everyone was just great

February 01, 2017

This was my first visit with Dr. Donaldson and I am so pleased with all that took place during my visit. I felt that Dr. Donaldson was extremely knowledgeable, very thorough and patient when responding to my questions and concerns, and I feel very comfortable knowing I am under his care.

January 31, 2017

courtious

January 26, 2017

he laid out a plan of action

January 24, 2017

best possible visit

January 24, 2017

very knowledgeable

January 24, 2017

Positive: explained my MRI, showing me where the issues were and explaining options to control pain

January 18, 2017

Dr. Donaldson was phenomenal. Explained findings in a very professional and caring manner. This was my first time visit to him and I left feeling very reassured, confident and hopeful in his findings. I would and will highly recommend him.

January 17, 2017

Very good Team