Orthopaedic Services at UPMC St. Margaret

UPMC St. Margaret has been a leader in orthopaedics for more than a half century.

Our excellence in orthopaedic specialty services draws patients from the tristate (Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia) area and beyond.

Orthopaedic Specialty Services

Our orthopaedic surgeons specialize in:

  • Foot and ankle surgery
  • Hand surgery
  • Minimally invasive total joint replacement (hip and knee)
  • Spine surgery
  • Sports medicine

Orthopaedic surgery firsts

Orthopaedic surgeons at UPMC St. Margaret were among the first in the region to implement:

  • Minimally invasive total joint replacement
  • Spinal disc replacement
  • Repair of spinal fractures caused by osteoporosis

Excellence in Patient Care and Education

Complete continuum of patient care

At UPMC St. Margaret, our orthopaedic surgery patients benefit from the full continuum of care, including:

  • Preoperative testing
  • Inpatient and outpatient physical and occupational rehabilitation
  • Care management and social work services
  • Home care

Private rooms in a dedicated orthopaedics unit help our patients experience the ultimate in comfort and privacy.

After orthopaedic surgery, the multidisciplinary team at UPMC St. Margaret continues working with patients to promote a successful, long-term recovery.

Education for orthopaedic surgery patients

Patient education topics include:

  • How to prepare for orthopaedic surgery
  • What to expect as you plan for your hospital stay
  • Possible complications
  • Pain management
  • Planning for your care following surgery
  • Rehabilitation as you regain your freedom of movement

Having Orthopaedic Surgery?

See our guide to having surgery at UPMC St. Margaret to help you prepare.

Our Experts

Learn more about our team of orthopaedic experts at UPMC St. Margaret.

Total Joint Pre-Operative Education Class

If you are scheduled for a total joint surgery, register for an upcoming class to prepare you for your procedure.

Schedule
Monday, June 2, 9 a.m.
Main Hospital
Cafeteria B
Wednesday, June 11, 1 p.m.
Main Hospital
Cafeteria A and B
Wednesday, June 11, 5 p.m.
Main Hospital
Cafeteria A
​Monday, July 7, 9 a.m.
Main Hospital
Cafeteria A and B
​Wednesday, July 9, 1 p.m.
Neil Y. Van Horn Pavilion
​Wednesday, July 9, 5 p.m.
Neil Y. Van Horn Pavilion
​Monday, Aug. 4, 9 a.m.
Main Hospital
Cafeteria A and B
​Wednesday, Aug. 13, 1 p.m.
Neil Y. Van Horn Pavilion
​Wednesday, Aug. 13, 5 p.m.
Neil Y. Van Horn Pavilion
​Monday, Sept. 8, 9 a.m.
Main Hospital
Cafeteria A and B
​Wednesday, Sept. 10, 1 p.m.
Neil Y. Van Horn Pavilion
​Wednesday, Sept. 10, 5 p.m.
Neil Y. Van Horn Pavilion

Classes are held at UPMC St. Margaret.

To pre-register, please call 412-784-2777.

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