Dr. Edward Birdsong, MD

Dr. Edward Birdsong, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
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Age 62
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Dr. Edward Birdsong, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Wv Univ Sch Of Med in 1989 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery.

1307 Federal St Ste 2

Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Contact Information

(877) 660-6777

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Birdsong performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
very high
more than 90% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 90% of peers
Fracture
high
more than 80% of peers

Dr. Birdsong's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

15  Conditions Treated

14  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Wv Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Akron City Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Allegheny Gen Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Birdsong has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Birdsong's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Birdsong to family and friends
12 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Birdsong's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I am not a doctor person but Dr Birdsong and the Allegheny Health Network may have changed that. Had my surgery today for trigger thumb and he and his staff did a phenomenal job. Thanks for a job well done . . .
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I found this doctor to be very knowledgeable, compassionate and so caring. I spent a year going to another physician after falling on my cement porch and even going through microscopic surgery for a so-called frozen shoulder. That doctor never prescribed an MRI until a year later, he read that...more
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Dr. Birdsong is THE absolute best! He did total shoulder replacement surgery on BOTH of my shoulders AND carpal tunnel surgery on BOTH hands. The surgeries went so smoothly and I was virtually pain free immediately after surgery. Dr. Birdsong takes his time explaining the surgery, will put you...more
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I have a torn cartlige in my wrist and dr birdsong was excellent. I was sent to get an mri and with in days later dr bird song assistance called with results. I do need surgurey and feel very comfortable with dr birdsong. i would recomend dr birdsong to any one expierencing hand pain.
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Explained my issue in detail including what to expect in the future. Kind, understanding - words cannot express - would strongly recommend.
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