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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
477 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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August 08, 2017

I was very satisfied with my visit. it was thorough and professional.

August 02, 2017

I have been impressed with Dr.Donaldson's personal involvement with my cervical spine injury, the prep for surgery; & constant follow up. I have not felt rushed when asking about my concerns.

August 01, 2017

Dr. Donaldson is the best! He has really helped me feel better again through his unmatched expertise. He is an amazing surgeon and thoughtful healer.

July 27, 2017

UPMC is the only care provider that I will go to. The hospital and its staff, from Dr. Jon Henwood, Dr. Fullerton, and Dr. Donaldson and there staff are the best in the business.

July 27, 2017

A true gentleman

July 25, 2017

While I did not see Dr. Donaldson within 15 minutes of my appointment time, I did see the fellow and Pitt student in reasonable time. Since Dr. Donaldson was behind in his schedule, the fellow came back to the room to let me know I was not forgotten and I would be the next patient. That was thoughtful!

July 25, 2017

wonderful,doctors,staff no problem

July 19, 2017

Dr. Donaldson showed true concern for my problem more so than any of the other doctors I saw for my condition. He is a very good listener and came up with a plan to hopefully resolve my problem.

July 19, 2017

my doctor is help full to me

July 18, 2017

Dr. Donaldson is a great doctor who got me an appointment very quickly and helped me understand what my condition was and how I can treat it.