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. He performed one of the first Birmingham Hip Resurfacing procedures in Pennsylvania, and completed training and performs the Oxford Uni-Compartmental Partial Knee surgery as well.
He is the past President of the Medical Staff at Monongahela Valley Hospital, serves on its Executive Board, and is the Chairman of the Department of Surgery. Dr. Baron is board certified in orthopedic surgery.
BOARD CERTIFIED BY THE AMERICAN BOARD OF ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY.
SCOTT LINCOLN BARON, M.D.
Office Address: The Orthopedic Group, P.C.
800 Plaza Drive, Suite 140
Belle Vernon, PA 15012
Office Phone: (724) 379-5802
Office FAX: (724) 379-5813
1969-1973 Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pennsylvania.
Degree: B.S. Magna Cum Laude
1973-1977 Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C.
Degree: M.D. Alpha Omega Alpha Honors
POST GRADUATE TRAINING:
1977-1978 Abington Memorial Hospital. General Surgery Internship
1978-1982 Georgetown University Hospital. Orthopedic Surgery Residency
1978 National Board of Medical Examiners
1982 Ohio Medical Licensure
1983 Pennsylvania Medical Licensure
July 26, 1986 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
January 1, 1990 Fellow in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
February, 1993 American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Recertification
2003 to present State of South Carolina Medical License
January, 2007 American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Recertification
Valid through December 31, 2016
July 1982-January 1983 Association with Frederick Smith Clinic, Marion, Ohio
January 1983-November 1984 Association with Andrew D. Kranik, M.D.
November 1984-July 1988 Private Practice, Solo: Scott L. Baron, M.D., PC 2
July 1990-February 1999 New Corporation formed: B & B Orthopedic Associates, PC
February 1999 Corporation renamed: The Orthopedic Group, PC
(Multiple physician orthopedic practice)
Monongahela Valley Hospital, Monongahela, PA
Chief – Department of Surgery 1992-1996
Vice President Medical Staff 1996-2000
President Medical Staff 2000-2004
Chief – Department of Surgery 2006- 2008
Jefferson Regional Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
St. Clair Memorial Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA
Uniontown Hospital, Uniontown, PA
UPMC Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA
Primary Practice areas are Monongahela Valley and Jefferson Hills.
Primary practice interests and focuses over the past decade are with hip and knee replacements
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Pennsylvania Medical Society
Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society
Eastern Orthopaedic Association
Allegheny County Medical Society
1988 through present Physician’s Recognition Award
2003 Sigmund-Levin Award
to honor a physician’s contribution to healthcare in the Monongahela Valley