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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
308 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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September 06, 2017


August 28, 2017

DR. Yates is an excellent physician, I trust him with my life. I think that says it all.

August 24, 2017

Dr. Yates is a caring, compassionate doctor who never makes you feel rushed. He takes the time to listen to you and always has a friendly attitude and kind words. He's the best!

August 23, 2017

I have rated Dr. Yates and all the staff that was taking care of me In December 2016 for my left knee replacement and also June 20 opp17 for my right knee replacement. I rate them a 10 PLUS.

August 23, 2017

Dr. Yates was wonderful. The staff was very courteous, professional

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.