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Orthopaedic Surgery

Sub Specialty:
General Orthopaedics
Shoulder Surgery
Elbow Surgery
Hand,Wrist,and Upper Extremity Surgery
Hand Surgery
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
Shoulder Replacement Surgery
Wrist Surgery
Finger(s) Surgery
Rotator Cuff Repair

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Passavant

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.5 Stars
275 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


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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September 10, 2019

great care

August 27, 2019

with me Less than 5 minutes

August 23, 2019

First time visit. Relieved to get an appointment in two days for a second opinion from a hand professional. Also relieved with the info provided by the attending MD.

August 22, 2019

took time to explain about surgery

August 22, 2019

all good experiences.

August 02, 2019

this Dr I liked he joked around and was easy to talk to. zI said what I was expecting and he put terms in what realistically I should expect

August 01, 2019


July 30, 2019

I have to wait to long for everything. I only saw the doctor for a few minutes. But he was good on his diagnosis. I guess he didn't need to spend much time with me. Just the waiting overall is too long. I wish that there was a way this can be solved. I get too anxious waiting in a room by myself.

July 30, 2019

Dr. Gause is and excellent physician/surgeon.

July 30, 2019

the PA-C that administered the shot was amazing and very thorough with any questions or concerns.