Dr. Justin Petrolla, MD

Pain MedicineMaleAge 42

Dr. Petrolla
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

South Hills Orthopaedic Surgery Associates PC

100 Siena Dr Ste 165 Pittsburgh, PA 15241

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(412) 283-0260

Dr. Justin Petrolla, MD is a Pain Medicine Specialist in Pittsburgh, PA. He is affiliated with Saint Clair Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Petrolla to book an appointment.

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  • Explains Conditions Well
    Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth
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  • Practices at Top Hospital
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Dr. Petrolla's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Low Back Pain
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Dr. Petrolla treats Low Back Pain more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Petrolla treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Petrolla treats Back Pain more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Petrolla treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Petrolla treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Petrolla treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
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Dr. Petrolla's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Arthritis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Musculoskeletal Function Test
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Dr. Petrolla accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Select
Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital Blue Cross
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Community Blue PPO
Medicaid
UPMC
UPMC PPO
UPMC Health Plan
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

Dr. Petrolla's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Petrolla

5.0

Based on 26 ratings

5 Stars
96.15384615384616%
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4 Stars
3.8461538461538463%
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3 Stars
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What went well
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (21)
  • Explained conditions well (21)
  • Listened & answered questions (21)
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    I have been with Dr. Petrolla since 2015 and trust his judgment explicitly. He has controlled my cervical spine issues since my surgery, with TLC for my health and well being. As well as Rachael. I definitely refer him always.
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
    What could be improved
    No results
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    Bev Baker – Jul 11, 2021
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    Dr Petrolla listened to my issues, answered my questions and explained my options. Once a made my decision, he put the plan into action. He was very friendly and appoachable.
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
    What could be improved
    No results
    Helpful
    Lee Stone – Jun 10, 2021
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    Dr. Petrolla was extremely helpful and spent time answering all of my questions.
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
    What could be improved
    No results
    Helpful
    Jun 08, 2021
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    takes time to listen and explains options
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
    What could be improved
    No results
    Helpful
    Eileen – Apr 20, 2021
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    Was very easy to talk to. Was respectful and felt like I could really trust his judgment for my treatment. Plus he gave me a injection and was extremely gentle.
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
    What could be improved
    No results
    Helpful
    Christina Schreckengost – Apr 17, 2021
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    Dr. Petrolla and Rachel are the best. They are knowledgeable and very patient. The staff at the office is very friendly. I would be not hesitate to recommend others to the practice.
    What went well
    No results
    What could be improved
    No results
    2 people found this helpful
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    Carol Schartner – Jun 14, 2020
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    Friendly and willing to listen and explain your concerns and process.
    What went well
    No results
    What could be improved
    No results
    2 people found this helpful
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    One of the Top Pain Management Doctors – Jun 13, 2020
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    I am always very pleased when visiting this office. Everyone super nice and especially understanding to my needs.
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
    What could be improved
    No results
    2 people found this helpful
    Helpful
    Marilyn Lankemeyer – Jun 11, 2020
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    Excellent physician!! He listens to your problem and explains a treatment plan that best fits your condition. I trust him immensely with my care. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend him to friends and family.
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
    What could be improved
    No results
    3 people found this helpful
    Helpful
    Leann Lawlor – Jun 04, 2020
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    Dr Petrolla is very skilled at what he does!
    What went well
    No results
    What could be improved
    No results
    1 person found this helpful
    Helpful
    Jun 03, 2020
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    Great listening skills and solid empathy for patients. Very skilled at injections.
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
    What could be improved
    No results
    1 person found this helpful
    Helpful
    Jun 02, 2020
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    I couldn't more satisfied with my experience at your practice. This is my second visit to your office and I would not hesitate to refer people to you. In addition everyone was very pleasant and helpful. Thank you and stay well.
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
    What could be improved
    No results
    2 people found this helpful
    Helpful
    Garth Leiper – Jun 01, 2020
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    Really love this group they have done alot for me. They really care
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
    What could be improved
    No results
    Helpful
    May 27, 2020
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    I highly recommend him. He has done my injections in my back twice now and you are in and out. He is wonderful!!!
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
    What could be improved
    No results
    1 person found this helpful
    Helpful
    Tia Zaney – May 27, 2020
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    He is sincerely interested in how I am feeling. I talk, he listens and together we make a pain management plan. He is FABULOUS!!!!
    What went well
    No results
    What could be improved
    No results
    1 person found this helpful
    Helpful
    May 24, 2020
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    Dr. Petrolla was very knowledgeable about all the available options for treatment of my knee, especially their success rate. He answered all my questions directly. I would highly recommend him!
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
    What could be improved
    No results
    Helpful
    William F Donovan – May 21, 2020
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    Dr. Petrolla is very welcoming, professional, interested in me as a patient, and he offered an easily understood description of the treatment being considered.
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
    What could be improved
    No results
    Helpful
    May 19, 2020
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    my visit went well and I am confident in dr. petrolla's assessment of my medical situation. he was very professional and also kind and thoughtful. I thank him, always.
    What went well
    No results
    What could be improved
    No results
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    joan r. rogers – May 14, 2020
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    Wonderful!!
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
    What could be improved
    No results
    Helpful
    May 05, 2020
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    Dr. Petrolla was patient and down to earth. He listened and offered different pain relief options. He also decided upon future options if/when other options don’t work. It was very hopeful for my father.
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
    What could be improved
    No results
    1 person found this helpful
    Helpful
    Julie Fritz-Doyle – Feb 15, 2020
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    About Me

    Biography

    Dr. Justin Petrolla, MD is a Pain Medicine Specialist in Pittsburgh, PA. He is affiliated with Saint Clair Hospital. He is accepting new patients and...Read more

    Specialties

    • Pain Medicine
    • Sports Medicine
    • Sports Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

    Board Certifications

    Education

    2009
    Sinai Hospital Of Baltimore
    Fellowship Hospital
    2008
    University Of Pittsburgh Med Center
    Residency Hospital

    Awards

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    Does Dr. Justin Petrolla, MD offer telehealth services?

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    What are Dr. Justin Petrolla, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Petrolla frequently treats Low Back Pain, Back Pain, and Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement). See all procedures and conditions Dr. Petrolla treats.

    Where is Dr. Justin Petrolla, MD's office located?

    Dr. Petrolla's office is located at 100 Siena Dr Ste 165, Pittsburgh, PA 15241. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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    Locations

    Practice

    South Hills Orthopaedic Surgery Associates PC100 Siena Dr Ste 165 Pittsburgh, PA 15241
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    Saint Clair Hospital

    Pittsburgh, PA

    81% Patient Experience Rating, 12% higher than the national average

    13 Awards Received

    Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)