Find a Doctor

To speak with an appointment scheduler, call 1-800-533-UPMC
between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Note: We can schedule appointments for many — but not all — UPMC doctors and locations at this number.

UPMC Overall Patient Satisfaction Rating
4.8 out of 5
277,275 Reviews

Search for a UPMC doctor near you

Narrow your search by choosing:


Appointment Information

Verify Your Insurance

Please call the physician's office to verify insurance coverage prior to scheduling an appointment.


Richard L. McGough III, MD


Orthopaedic Surgery

Sub Specialty:
Musculoskeletal Oncology
Orthopaedic Surgery (Pediatric)

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

Language Spoken:

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.8 Stars
115 Patient
Satisfaction Ratings
Learn About Our Survey


University of Pittsburgh Physicians

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Shadyside Medical Building (Joint Reconstruction Center)
5200 Centre Ave.
Suite 415
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Office Phone:
(412) 687-3900


Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


MD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Rhode Island Hospital,
Providence, RI

MD Anderson Cancer Center,
Houston, TX

Rhode Island Hospital,
Providence, RI

Patient Ratings

Rate the Provider

Listens Carefully

Spends Enough Time with You

Recommend This Provider to Family/Friends

Shows Respect for Patients

Provides Easy to Understand Information

Explains in a Way You Understand

Patient Comments

Patient comments are gathered from our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and are displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-indentified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

October 12, 2015

I appreciate the concern and advice given by Dr. McGough throughout the past four years.

September 28, 2015

My appointments with Dr. McGough always go smoothly. He is an excellent care giver.

September 21, 2015

Dr. McGough III, MD provided me with excellent care. His down to earth attitude was refreshing. He took the time to ensure I understood everything he was telling me. He showed me my MRI and explained it in detail to me. Overall, he is an outstanding physician and medical provider, who I would visit again when necessary.

August 31, 2015

very good visit

August 24, 2015

Super place for knee surgery !

August 17, 2015

I love Dr. McGough, Prudy, Anna & all the staff in this practice. My yearly check-ups are like 'going home' & if I have any problems during the year they make sure to see me quickly & meet all my needs.

August 10, 2015

Dr. McGough and the staff are always kind, helpful and have always made my visits comfortable. I feel truly cared for there, not just another number!

August 10, 2015


August 10, 2015

We love Dr. McGough and his entire staff. He has a wonderful bedside manner and is a fantastic surgeon who did an amazing job operating on our daughter's knee. She is back to full activity level and we owe all of that to Dr. McGough!!!!

August 03, 2015

The Dr. was extremely nice, had the time to answer all my questions- no matter how stupid....Made me feel comfortable.Made me glad that I met him..

©  UPMC | Affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences
Supplemental content provided by Healthwise, Incorporated.