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We found 7 orthopedic trauma specialists who accept Bronze Compass 6500 near Pittsburgh, PA.

Dr. Gary Scott Gruen, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Other, Sports Medicine
3471 Fifth Avenue; Suite 1010, Kaufmann Medical Building
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Gary Gruen's specialties are orthopedic trauma and sports medicine. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Gruen has a special interest in lower extremity problems, upper extremity problems, and fractures (broken bones). He is affiliated with UPMC Mercy, UPMC Presbyterian, and Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gruen takes. He graduated from Temple University School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC).

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Clinical interests: Fractures, Lower Extremity Problems, Upper Extremity Problems

Dr. Anton Y Plakseychuk, PhD, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
3471 5th Avenue; Suite 1010
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Anton Plakseychuk is an orthopedic traumatologist. Dr. Plakseychuk's clinical interests encompass hip surgery and bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. He is rated highly by his patients. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Plakseychuk honors. He obtained his medical school training at Kazan State Medical University and performed his residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). In addition to English, Dr. Plakseychuk speaks Russian. He is affiliated with UPMC Mercy, UPMC Presbyterian, and Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC.

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Clinical interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Hip Surgery

Dr. Jory Donald Richman, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
1350 Locust Street; Mercy Orthopedic Associates Suite 220
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Jory Richman specializes in orthopedic trauma. He attended Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Richman is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Richman (or staff) speaks Spanish and French. He is affiliated with UPMC Mercy.

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Dr. Peter Allen Siska, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
3471 Fifth Avenue; Suite 1010, Kaufmann Medical Building
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Peter Siska specializes in orthopedic trauma and practices in Pittsburgh, PA and Monroeville, PA. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Siska include hip replacement, knee replacement, and fractures (broken bones). On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)'s residency program. Dr. Siska's professional affiliations include UPMC Mercy, UPMC Presbyterian, and Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC.

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Clinical interests: Fractures, Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement

Dr. Lisa Rose Blackrick, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
1350 Locust Street; Suite 220, Upmc Mercy Professional Building
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Lisa Blackrick's area of specialization is orthopedic trauma. Patients rated her highly, giving her an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. In her practice, she is particularly interested in hip replacement, knee replacement, and fractures (broken bones). Dr. Blackrick is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more. Dr. Blackrick attended medical school at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Blackrick trained at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). She is affiliated with UPMC Mercy, UPMC Presbyterian, and Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.

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Clinical interests: Shoulder Replacement, Fractures, Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement

Dr. Dana Christopher Mears, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Other
5820 Centre Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Dana Mears, who practices in Pittsburgh, PA, is a medical specialist in orthopedic trauma. Dr. Mears's average rating from Dr. Mears's patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. In Dr. Mears's practice, Dr. Mears focuses on hip surgery and bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mears takes. Dr. Mears graduated from Oxford University Medical School and then Dr. Mears performed Dr. Mears's residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). Dr. Mears's professional affiliations include UPMC Shadyside, UPMC Mercy, and UPMC St. Margaret.

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Clinical interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Hip Surgery

Dr. Ivan Seth Tarkin, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
3471 Fifth Avenue; Suite 1010, Kaufmann Medical Building
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Ivan Tarkin's medical specialty is orthopedic trauma. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Tarkin is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Creighton University for residency. His professional affiliations include UPMC Mercy, UPMC Presbyterian, and Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.

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What is Orthopedic Trauma?

Orthopedic trauma is a branch of orthopedic surgery that focuses on the care of seriously broken bones, especially following accidents. Although all orthopedic surgeons treat common fractures, some breaks are difficult to treat and require specialized care in order to heal properly. Some examples of the kinds of injuries that an orthopedic trauma specialist might handle include:

  • Multiple fractures or crushing injuries
  • Compound fractures, where a broken bone pierces the skin
  • Breaks in a joint, which can lead to arthritis
  • Hip and pelvic fractures
  • Infections in a broken bone
  • Nonunions, or breaks that won’t heal
  • Malunions, or breaks that are misaligned

Treatment provided by an orthopedic trauma specialist depends on the type and extent of the injury. In some cases it is sufficient to have a cast, brace, or other external way of supporting the broken bone while it heals. More significant injuries may require surgery to place structures such as pins, screws, and plates to stabilize the healing bone. In the most complex injuries, bone grafting or limb lengthening procedures may be used.

Orthopedic trauma specialists often work in hospitals, and they work closely with emergency professionals as well as reconstructive surgeons. In the case of a severe fracture or complications from a broken bone, orthopedic trauma specialists are the doctors that can get you moving again.