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​Orthopaedic Surgery at UPMC Passavant

Bone and joint problems aren’t just painful. They can be debilitating and prevent you from leading a full and active lifestyle.

At UPMC Passavant, our orthopaedic specialists combine high quality care with an individualized approach that addresses each patient’s personal progress. We work with primary care physicians and a multidisciplinary health care team. Together, our focus is alleviating your pain and restoring your quality of life so you can return to doing the things you love.

Our Services

UPMC Passavant offers a broad range of orthopaedic care at both hospital campuses in McCandless and Cranberry. Our board-certified surgeons, specialists, and highly trained staff use the latest evidence-based treatment approaches and technologies to diagnose, treat, and rehabilitate patients — no matter what their orthopaedic disease, condition or injury.

Our experienced surgeons treat a variety of conditions, including:

  • Joint problems
  • Foot and ankle problems
  • Fractures
  • Trauma to the spine, legs, arms, or neck
  • Hand, shoulder, or elbow injuries

Surgical Procedures

Our surgeons specialize in a variety of procedures, such as:

  • General orthopaedic surgery
  • Minimally invasive orthopaedic surgery
  • Sports medicine
  • Arthroscopic surgery of the knee, shoulder, and ankle
  • Hand and upper extremity surgery (elbow and shoulder)
  • General trauma
  • Joint replacement*
  • Total and partial knee replacement*
  • Kyphoplasty*
* UPMC Passavant-McCandless only

Inpatient Orthopaedic Surgery

Joint replacement surgery and other complicated orthopaedic procedures are performed at UPMC Passavant’s McCandless campus. Our patients benefit from care in an “all orthopaedics” unit — featuring private rooms and easy access to the inpatient rehabilitation facility. Rehabilitation and physical therapy begins almost immediately after surgery.

​Contact Us

To find the orthopaedic care closest to you, visit Find a Doctor.

To speak with an appointment scheduler, call 1-800-533-UPMC between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Monday through Friday.

For directions to UPMC Passavant-McCandless and UPMC Passavant-Cranberry, visit our locations page.

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For help in finding a doctor or health service that suits your needs, call the UPMC Referral Service at 412-647-UPMC (8762) or 1-800-533-UPMC (8762). Select option 1.

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