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Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine at UPMC Northwest

Our Services

UPMC Northwest provides a complete range of orthopaedic treatments and services including:

  • Total joint replacement
  • Treatment for foot and ankle problems
  • Fracture care
  • Care for trauma to the spine, legs, arms, or neck
  • Treatment of hand, shoulder, or elbow injuries

We offer a Saturday morning sports injury clinic from August through November for all local high school athletes with sports-related injuries, including:

  • Sprains
  • Strains
  • Pulled muscles
  • Dislocations or broken bones

Athletic trainers can send their injured athletes to the clinic, located at the hospital, for evaluation and initial treatment, including further recommendations and follow-up.

Our goal is to ensure that communication regarding the needs of the athletes takes place among doctors, physician assistants, parents, coaches, and athletic trainers in a timely, efficient manner.

In addition to the highly skilled staff, benefits of the sports medicine program at UPMC Northwest include:

  • Advanced MRI, CT, and x-ray capabilities
  • State-of-the-art technology and instrumentation for minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery
  • Access to UPMC Rooney Sports Complex in Pittsburgh for consultations/referrals

Contact Us

For more information on the orthopaedic or sports medicine programs at UPMC Northwest, please call 814-437-2191.

Our Experts

  • Donald Campbell, DO
    Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • John Karian, MD
  • Donald Smith, MD
    Medical Director and Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Robert Woods, DO
    Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Tom Chatham, PA-C
    Certified Physician Assistant
  • Sarah Heckethorn, PA-C
    Certified Physician Assistant
  • Jeanette Marchinke, PA-C
    Certified Physician Assistant
  • Greg Hartle, PA-C
    Certified Physician Assistant
  • Steve Myers, PA-C
    Certified Physician Assistant
  • Nancy Pastorius
    Program Director
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