Dr. David M. Bear, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male

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Dr. Bear's Experience

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Dr. Bear's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Bear Performs

  • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
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Conditions Dr. Bear Treats

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Hospital Quality

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Upmc McKeesport
1500 5th Avenue
McKeesport, PA 15132
Upmc East
2775 Mosside Boulevard
Monroeville, PA 15146

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH DEPARTMENT OF ORTHOPEDICS
UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH DEPARTMENT OF ORTHOPEDICS
3471 5th Ave Ste 1010
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Univ Pittsburgh Orthopdc Sgy
Univ Pittsburgh Orthopdc Sgy
3471 5th Ave Ste 911
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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    Dr. Bear's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    2
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Foot Fracture
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    3

    Background Check for Dr. Bear

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University of California At Irvine / California College of Medicine & Surgery
    Graduated in 2007
    5

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Bear & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Bear's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Bear has admitting privileges:

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    • Upmc McKeesport

    • Upmc East

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Bear

     

    Healthgrades will keep your survey responses completely confidential. Your provider will not know you are completing this survey. Privacy Policy.

    Additionally, to maintain the validity of the survey, we only accept surveys from patients or family members of patients. By completing this survey, you are acknowledging that you or a family member has been a patient of Dr. Bear.

    Dr. Bear's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Experience with Dr. Bear
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    Overall
    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bear to family and friends*
    Tell Us About Yourself
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    18 – 24
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    Appointments & Offices

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    Office Locations

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    UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH DEPARTMENT OF ORTHOPEDICS
    3471 5th Ave Ste 1010
    Pittsburgh, PA 15213
    (412) 687-3900 (Office)
    (412) 687-3724 (Fax)
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    Univ Pittsburgh Orthopdc Sgy
    3471 5th Ave Ste 911
    Pittsburgh, PA 15213
    (412) 687-3900 (Office)
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    Be the First to Fill Out a Survey About Dr. Bear

    Your participation is kept confidential. Dr. Bear and his staff will not know that you took the survey or the identity of any survey participants. By completing the survey, you acknowledge that you or a family member is or has been a patient of the provider. Learn more in our Privacy Policy.
    Dr. Bear's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Experience with Dr. Bear
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    Overall
    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bear to family and friends*
    Tell Us About Yourself
    Number of office visits you've had in the last 2 years*
    0
    Your gender
       
    Your age group
    18 – 24
    Confirm survey via email or text message*
    We'll just be sending you a link to confirm your survey.
     

    * required

    By submitting this survey, you agree to the terms and conditions of the User Agreement.
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