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Specialty:

Orthopaedic Surgery

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

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


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

UPP - Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
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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November 20, 2018

Today was my last appointment with Dr Donaldson as follow up to my neck surgery. He is an excellent surgeon with great bedside manor. I would not hesitate to recommend him to anyone with spine or back issues.

November 20, 2018

very satisfied

November 13, 2018

dr Donaldson is always caring and pays attention to what you are saying

November 07, 2018

dr. Donaldson is simply the very best. His entire staff are very kind and professional

November 06, 2018

Other than the doctor being an hour late it was a good experience

November 06, 2018

good experiencegood experience

October 31, 2018

he is the best concern ed about my health

October 31, 2018

The physician asst was very nice and very knowledgeable.

October 30, 2018

very attentive and thorough

October 30, 2018

excellent