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Orthopaedic Surgery

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

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Shadyside
UPMC Presbyterian

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Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
303 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, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine,
Baltimore, MD

West Virginia University School of Medicine,
Morgantown, WV

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July 31, 2017

dr yates is the best Doctor i have ever delt with

July 31, 2017

I do not have complaint....the staff always treat me with respect and courtesy

July 26, 2017

Dr. Yates and his staff are very caring for the patient. The front office is efficient and respectful. Dr. Yates is clear in his discussion on the issues, the path forward and the concern he has for the well being of the patient.

July 19, 2017

Dr Yates is the best.

July 19, 2017

overall, good experience. Doctor was friendly, explained problem in terms I could understand.

July 19, 2017

very good

July 17, 2017

Dr. Yates is extremely polite and always shows genuine concern for my concerns. it wants to make sure I'm at ease and goes through thorough explanations. He took the time to show me graphics on the computer and my X-rays as well.

July 10, 2017

Would and have recommended others to Dr.Yates. I feel that he demonstrates concern and is very professional in the care that he provides. I am very appreciative of the care that was and has been provided to me within this last year and would return for further visits should the need present itself.

July 10, 2017

The personnel who works for Dr Yates were professional and polite during my visit!

July 10, 2017

a little vague with the administration of the new topical RX