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Orthopaedic Surgery

Sub Specialty:
Hip Surgery
Musculoskeletal Oncology
Knee Surgery
Hip Replacement Surgery
Knee Replacement Surgery
Arthroscopic Knee Surgery

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

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Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.7 Stars
188 Patient
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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

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March 13, 2017

I was very happy with the providers care and help with my problem

February 27, 2017

Dr. was able to give immediate treatment for swollen knee. he explained things thoroughly.

February 20, 2017

I would like for the provider to do more listening instead of not letting you even finish your sentences before hes giving you an answer. The provider was surprised I was taking a medication that his PA prescribed to me. Physician did not fully explain what I was diagnosed with and what my future holds for this disease.

January 23, 2017

Our treatment was excellent. Of special note was what occurred when lab work was ordered. since we live 2+ hours away, it was necessary to complete the lab work while we were there. When we expressed our concern about our son's behavior while we waited at the lab, the staff member called down to the lab and reported our concern. when we got to the lab, we were taken to a more private area to wait and taken soon after. Made a possibly stressful event much easier.

January 09, 2017

Dr. McGough is phenomenal!

December 19, 2016

Provider seemed very distracted this visit. We had to remind him to look at our daughter's MRI results.

December 19, 2016

Excellent medical care

December 19, 2016

Dr. McGough took the time to show me, side by side, my xrays from three months ago and from yesterday (he had performed a synovectomy with bone graft near my ankle about five months ago). He showed me the changes that could be seen and explained how they indicated that the graft was healing nicely.

November 28, 2016

Dr.McGough is excellent. I have complete confidence in him.

November 14, 2016

The provider was very supportive in explaining my condition to me and the procedures that addressing it would require. He was very professional while still be sensitive to my concerns.