Orthopaedic Specialists-UPMC Newsletter

Winter 2016

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

Welcome Dr. Fry

Welcome Mark A. Fye, MD

Our physicians and staff welcome Mark A. Fye, MD, to our practice. Read more about his experience, expertise, and philosophy of care.
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Treating Ankle Arthritis

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

Ankle sprains and fractures can often lead to painful ankle arthritis. Stephen F. Conti, MD, has performed total ankle replacement surgery for nearly two decades. He discusses the most frequent causes of ankle arthritis and potential treatments, including non-surgical and surgical options.
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Shoulder Replacement Surgery

By Dean G. Sotereanos, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Orthopaedic Specialists–UPMC

Each year, approximately 50,000 people in the United States have shoulder replacement surgery due to arthritis. It is considered a safe and effective procedure to relieve pain and may help you resume everyday activities. Dr. Sotereanos discusses its causes, surgical options, and ways to determine if you’re a good candidate.
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Dr. Baratz Receives Award

The American Association for Hand Surgery (AAHS) and the Hand Surgery Endowment (HSE) established the Lean & Green Award to honor an AAHS member who has decreased the amount of waste generated by any activity related to hand surgery or therapy as well as decreased the total costs related to hand surgery or therapy, within their home institution or elsewhere. 

This year, the AAHS presented The Lean & Green Award to Dr. Baratz at its annual meeting in Scottsdale, Ariz.
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Past Issues

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

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