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Orthopaedic Surgery

Sub Specialty:
General Orthopaedics
Shoulder Surgery
Elbow Surgery
Hand,Wrist,and/or Upper Extremity Surgery
Shoulder Replacement Surgery
Wrist Surgery

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Passavant

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.3 Stars
222 Patient
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Tri Rivers Musculoskeletal Centers
6998 Crider Rd.
Suite 110
Mars, PA 16046
Office Phone:
(866) 874-7483

UPMC Passavant
9104 Babcock Blvd.
Suite 2120
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
Office Phone:
(866) 874-7483


Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Sports Medicine, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


MD, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, PA

Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine,
Hershey, PA USA

Loyola University Medical Center,
Maywood, IL

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August 31, 2017

Everything went smoothly at the TriRivers appt

June 16, 2017

well I was 5 weeks post surgery for carpal tunnel I asked for additional lower dosed pain medicine dr Gause said no I was still very sore was very disappointed he didn't want to hear it..

June 16, 2017

one of the PA-C was excellent and spent time answering questions

June 02, 2017

great office

May 16, 2017

not enough time..

May 02, 2017

fired visit with Dr. gause - very favorable impression

April 25, 2017

Competent, personable, articulate, and caring, Dr. Gause exemplifies that which makes individuals like myself feel comfortable about the lines of action he recommends for our medical needs in his areas of expertise.

March 21, 2017

Dr. Gause Eric Chiponis and entire staff were excellent.

March 17, 2017

good experience

March 16, 2017

long wait time on last 2 visits