The Orthopedic Group wrist and hand specialists help to diagnose a patient’s injury or discomfort using a number of methods, including diagnostic testing, surgery and rehabilitation. The goal of The Orthopedic Group’s hand and wrist specialists is to relieve the discomfort a patient is experiencing, regardless of the patient’s age, occupation or sport.

Malfunctions of the wrist, hand and fingers may happen for many reasons, and cause the patient great pain and discomfort with even the smallest tasks, such as writing or grabbing and holding objects. The Orthopedic Group’s wrist and hand specialists work with the patient, their primary care physician and rehabilitation specialists to develop the best treatment plan to provide the patient with relief and recovery of strength and function.

Some serious hand conditions may require surgical intervention by The Orthopedic Group’s wrist and hand specialists, allowing for restoration of functions and less pain. Through surgery, The Orthopedic Group’s hand and wrist specialists repair bones, ligaments, joints, muscles, blood vessels, nerves and skin to help eliminate the patient’s conditions.

The Orthopedic Group offers wrist and hand specialists that can help patient’s that may be suffering due to an athletic injury, work injury, birth defect, accidents or damage caused by repetitive motion, such as carpal tunnel syndrome.

The Orthopedic Group’s wrist and hand specialists can help treat problems such as:
– Carpal and cubital tunnel syndrome
– Fractures
– Ligament and tendon injuries
– Nerve injuries
– Arthritis
– Deformities
– Tennis and golfer’s elbow
– Impingement syndrome
– Frozen shoulder
– Bursitis
– Pediatric hand conditions
– Dislocations

At The Orthopedic Group, our wrist and hand specialists are trained in the latest surgical techniques, as well as the latest treatment options to help you get the relief that you desire.

Doctors:

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……

Kenneth Molinero, DO

Dr. Kenneth Molinero, D.O., is a board certified, fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon. Caring for patients across the entire spectrum of orthopedics, Dr. Molinero utilizes both nonsurgical and surgical treatments in order to provide exceptional healthcare and improve his patients’ quality of life. His vast experience includes treatment for varied forms of arthritis using joint preservation/replacement surgery, sports or age related injuries and tendon/ligament derangement using open/arthroscopic surgery, nerve disorders, and trauma/fractures.

After graduating from Seton La Salle Catholic High School, he received his bachelor’s degree from Gannon University and his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie, PA.

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…..