177 years of experience tells you we are THE Orthopedic Group

Scott L. Baron, MD

Dr. Baron received his Doctor of Medicine from the Georgetown University School of Medicine where he was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha medical school honor society. He then completed his orthopedic training at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.

He is the founding partner of the Orthopedic Group and has been practicing in the Pittsburgh region for over 25 years. During that time, he has become one of the busiest joint replacement surgeons in the region, and has built an outstanding reputation for his total hip and total knee replacements…..

Thomas F. Brockmeyer, MD, Ph.D

Dr. Brockmeyer received his Doctor of Medicine and his Doctor of Philosophy degrees at the Yale University School of Medicine. Upon graduation from medical school, he was awarded membership of the Alpha Omega Alpha medical school honor society. He received his orthopedic residency training at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.

In 1988, Dr. Brockmeyer joined the practice that has become The Orthopedic Group, PC. Currently, he serves as the Managing Partner. He is also the Medical Director of the Orthopedic Institute at Monongahela Valley Hospital……

Mark Hofbauer, DPM

Dr. Mark Hofbauer has been working as a Foot & Ankle Specialist for over 15 years. Dr. Hofbauer has a BA in Biology from Washington and Jefferson College, and received his Doctorate from the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine in 1989. Upon completion of the 3 year surgical residency at the Podiatry Hospital of Pittsburgh, Dr. Hofbauer completed an Internal Fixation Trauma Fellowship at The Free University of Berlin, Germany and in Regionalspital in Interlaken, Switzerland…..

Alexander Kandabarow, MD

After graduating from Dartmouth College and completing pre-medical studies at Columbia University, Dr. Kandabarow received his doctor of medicine degree from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Jersey (Rutgers). After completing his Orthopaedic Surgery Residency program at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, he continued his training with a fellowship in Spine Surgery at Rush-Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical Center and The Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children in Chicago. At Rush, he gained experience evaluating and treating not only common degenerative spine conditions as well as severe and complex spinal deformities…..

Ari E. Pressman, MD

Dr. Pressman received his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Ottawa, Canada. He completed sub specialty training in sports medicine, arthroscopy, revision joint replacement and the treatment of arthritis at the most advanced center in Canada. He had additional training in cartilage resurfacing at Brigham and Woman’s Hospital in Boston. He holds fellowships in orthopedic surgery, joint reconstruction, the treatment of sports injuries and allograft transplantation from the University of Ottawa and the University of Toronto…..

Jose Ramirez-Del Toro, MD

Dr. Ramirez-Del Toro specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He holds a Fellowship in Sports and Musculoskeletal Medicine and Interventional Pain Management. He graduated from Princeton University, and received his medical degree from Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. Dr. Del Toro completed residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

Dr. Del Toro is able to provide non-operative treatment options for any musculoskeletal injury or disorder. In the near future, he will be performing Musculoskeletal Ultrasound and Platelet Rich Plasma treatments for ligaments and tendon dysfunctions…..

Allan Tissenbaum, MD

Dr. Allan Tissenbaum, M.D., an orthopedic surgeon, is certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. Tissenbaum brings a high level of experience and skill to The Orthopedic Group, addressing all orthopedic issues from fractures to total joints.

He earned a bachelor’s degree in physiology from McGill University in Montreal and a master’s degree in exercise physiology from York University in Ontario.