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Orthopaedic Surgery

Sub Specialty:
Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.6 Stars
484 Patient
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UPP - Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
4401 Penn Ave.
2nd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
Office Phone:
(412) 692-5530

Children's North
2599 Wexford Bayne Rd.
Sewickley, PA 15143
Office Phone:
(412) 692-5530

Children's South
205 Millers Run Road
Bridgeville, PA 15017
Office Phone:
(412) 692-5530
Scheduling Phone:
(412) 692-5530

Corporate One Building
4055 Monroeville Blvd.
Monroeville, PA 15146
Office Phone:
(412) 692-5530

Shriners Hospital for Children
1645 W. 8th St.
Erie, PA 16505
Office Phone:
(814) 875-8700


Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


MD, University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL

Rush Presbyterian St Luke's Medical Center,
Chicago, IL

Children's Hospital and Medical Center,
Seattle, WA

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September 27, 2019

we love Dr. Mendelson. we wish he took adults. we have been going to him since 2005 and with her turning 18 in February we are sad to leave a doctor that has been with us all these years. we would recommend him to everyone. we would give a great big shoutout with appreciation

September 27, 2019

everything was great except for the wait. it was 1.5 hours spent waiting for an x-ray and 5 minute check up.

September 26, 2019

Doctor was great!

September 26, 2019

We waited for over 45 min in the waiting room with no updates. No one came to greet us to tell us respectfully that they were behind. Lion waiting area has no reception desk, just a double door you have to enter to the nurses station to ask for updates/confirm that you are checked in. Awful layout and service. Physician did not thoroughly review the Xray with us or examine and follow up the potential wrist injury that was seen on the initial Xray in the ER 6 months ago.....not sure he even knew about it

September 26, 2019

Dr Mendleson is a great doctor, we see him at our Spina Bifida clinic. so.he knows us and its so worth the 3 hr drive to see a Good doctor.

September 18, 2019

unfortunately our experience with Dr. M is progressively getting worse. he was laughing uncontrollably to the point of making me and my child uncomfortable.he spoke about his future travel and past jobs while our questions went unanswered. upon seeing my reaction to his continuously laughing; he began making jokes about serious subject matter (our reason for the visit). my teenager felt uncomfortable and tried keep him on track by asking questions about the condition. he displayed agitation at our attempts to stay focused on solutions. he sat in a reclining position like someone lounging poolside. in a long-winded tirade regarding a perceived disregard for preventative measures, his hands hit the window treatment. fumbling to end the session, he said "ok goofball". we couldn't leave quickly enough and my child was in tears

September 11, 2019

This was our first visit. I was very pleased with the time that spent spent examining my son and the explanations we received regarding his problems , our concerns and his conditions.

September 05, 2019

Dr. Mendelson was excellent -I would recommend him to anyone needing an orthodpod

September 05, 2019

iam so pleased with the care and support from this team, as a mom I struggled for years to get comfortable help after finally asking for a second opinion I regret not doing it sooner.

September 05, 2019

this provider he's excellent