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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
307 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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March 08, 2017

really liked the staff friendly professional and NICE

March 06, 2017

Dr. Yates is a great doctor and surgeon . Would highly recommend him.

March 06, 2017

Dr. Yates is great....I have already referred several friends and family to him.

March 01, 2017

I greatly appreciate Dr. Yates LISTENING to me. He listened when I said I have difficulty walking up and down steps. He listened when I said I could no longer squat. He listened when I said I climb with difficulty. He listened when I said I have terrible spasms in the back of my legs.

March 01, 2017

return appointment after a scheduled test too long.

February 22, 2017

office staff very professional

February 08, 2017

I was very pleased with timing and care

February 01, 2017

Dr. Yates is one of the best in the business. I would not consider using another Dr. for my orthopedic/joint care. My past experiences with him have exceeded my expectations.

January 30, 2017

***** 5 STAR DOCTOR ***** Dr Yates is WONDERFUL. I saw him yesterday. I had my first full night sleep last night after over 2 weeks of pain and he fixed it with manipulation & a shot. I am so very pleased with Dr. Yates. He is an amazing doctor and he also did a wonderful job replacing my husband's hip over a year ago. We tell all out family & friends how pleased we are with Dr. Yates and his staff.

January 30, 2017

I had a very good felling and it made me do very good with my problem. It made it easy to heal. Thank you all.