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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
508 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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March 01, 2017

All good

February 28, 2017

Prompt and courteous service by all. X-ray tech was great as well as Dr. Donaldson. There was no nurse on this date.

February 21, 2017

I was very pleased with Dr. Donaldson

February 15, 2017

very satisfied

February 14, 2017

i did not need assistance in controlling my pain or anything else from the nurse. I did not see a nurse; only an intern and Doctor D. I was there for a follow up appt. from back surgery 4 yrs. ago done by Dr. Donaldson. I had severe scoliososis which was corrected by Dr. Donaldson.

February 14, 2017

Appointment was for1:45 did not get called to the Dr. office till 3:00pm.

February 01, 2017

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

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.

February 01, 2017

everyone was just great

January 31, 2017