Dr. David Bear, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 35

3471 5th Ave Ste 1010
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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Dr. Bear's Experience

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Dr. Bear's Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Dr. Bear Performs

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Hospital Quality

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Upmc East
2775 Mosside Blvd
Monroeville, PA 15146

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Univ Pittsburgh Orthopdc Sgy
Univ Pittsburgh Orthopdc Sgy
3471 5th Ave Ste 1010
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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    Dr. Bear's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
    • Arm Surgery
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Fracture Care
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Surgery
    • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
    • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
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    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bone Disorders
    • Broken Arm
    • Cancer
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Foot Fracture
    • Fracture
    • Gout
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hip Fracture
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Limb Pain
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
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    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Univ Of Ca
    Graduated in 2007
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    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 87.4% 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

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Office Locations

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    Univ Pittsburgh Orthopdc Sgy
    3471 5th Ave Ste 1010
    Pittsburgh, PA 15213
    (412) 687-3900 (Office)
    (412) 687-3724 (Fax)
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    How was your experience with Dr. Bear?
    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bear to family and friends*
    Tell us about your experience with Dr. Bear
    Tell us about the 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
    Tell us about 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
    Tell us about yourself How's this used?
    Your gender:
       
    Your age group:
    18 – 24 years old
    Number of office visits you've had in the last 2 years:
    0 visits
    Display Name:
    City, State:
    Email: *
    How would you like to verify your survey? *
     
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