Orthopaedic Specialists-UPMC Newsletter

Fall 2015

Read articles from the latest issue of our e-newsletter.


Meet Our New Physician

Our physicians and staff welcome Periklis A Papapetropoulos, MD, to our practice. At a young age, he knew that he wanted to become an orthopaedic surgeon. Recently, he and his colleagues made history when they performed the first ankle replacement surgery at UPMC McKeesport. Read more about his experience, expertise, and philosophy of care.
Read the full article on Dr. Papapetropoulos>>

Open House at UPMC McKeesport

Please join us and celebrate the opening of our new office at UPMC McKeesport on Wednesday, Oct. 28 from 2 to 5 p.m.

Tour the office and meet Periklis A. Papapetropoulos, MD; Stephen F. Conti, MD; Alan H. Klein, MD; Mark E. Baratz, MD,  and the staff of Orthopaedic Specialists-UPMC. You can learn about the physicians' specialties, and the range of therapeutic treatments and orthopaedic surgical procedures provided by our highly skilled surgeons.
Learn more about our open house at UPMC McKeesport>>

Obtaining Physical Therapy

By Stephen F. Conti, MD; Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgeon, Orthopaedic Specialists-UPMC

Doctors may recommend physical therapy for individuals who have been injured or who have movement problems from an illness, disease, or disability. Stephen F. Conti, MD, discusses physical therapy and what you can do to achieve a successful outcome.
Read the full article on obtaining physical therapy>>

Announcing Office Hours at the New UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex

Mark E. Baratz, MD, and Thomas B. Hughes, MD, welcome patients at the new UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex, located in Cranberry Township. Dr. Baratz will see patients on the second and fourth Friday of the month and Dr. Hughes will see patients in the afternoon on Thursdays. Read about the physicians' specialties and how to schedule an appointment.
Read the full article on the our new office hours>>

Workers Compensation Conference

​Announcing Our Upcoming Conference

This conference will focus on the latest medical and legal aspects of worker's compensation. The conference is intended for individuals involved in the management of work-related injuries, including employers, medical providers, insurance company staff, rehabilitation professionals, and legal representatives. Experts, including a judge, legal counsel, orthopedic surgeons, and an occupational therapist, will present at this conference.

The conference will be held on Friday, Oct. 16 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.at the Hilton Garden Inn, Southpointe located at 1000 Corporate Drive in Canonsburg, PA 15317.
Learn more about our upcoming conference>>

Past Issues

​Spring 2015 
Summer 2014
​Spring 2014
Winter 2014
​Autumn 2013

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