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AOR Doctors

Armando Avolio Jr., MD


Dr. Avolio is a native of Aliquippa, PA and is board certified in
Orthopaedic surgery. He specializes in both surgical and nonsurgical
treatment options for most orthopaedic conditions. He
has extensive experience in joint replacement surgery and Sports
Medicine procedures including Arthroscopic surgery. He
completed his Orthopaedic residency at Hahnemann University in
Philadelphia, PA and is one of the original founding members of
Advanced Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation.

Undergraduate

Gannon University

Medical School

Baylor College of Medicine

Residency

Hahnemann University

Titles & Certifications

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS)

Hospital Affiliations

Advanced Surgical Hospital
Washington Health System – Washington Hospital
Washington Health System – Greene County Hospital

Organizations

Diplomate American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Fellow American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society
Eastern Orthopedic Association
American College of Sports Medicine
American Medical Association

Gregory B. Christiansen, MD

     


Undergraduate

Pennsylvania State Unversity

Medical School

Jefferson Medical College

Residency

Medical College of Ohio

Board Certification

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS)

Hospital Affiliaions

Advanced Surgical Hospital
Washington Health System – Washington Hospital
St. Clair Hospital
Tri-State Surgery Center

Organizations

Fellow American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society

John M. Gibbons, MD

   


Undergraduate

Harvard University

Medical School

College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University

Residency

Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
New York Orthopaedic Hospital

Fellowship

Knee Reconstruction & Sports Medicine Insall Scott Kelly Institute, New York

Board Certification

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS)

Hospital Affiliations

Advanced Surgical Hospital
Washington Health System – Washington Hospital
St. Clair Hospital

Organizations

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society
Pennsylvania Medical Society
Allegheny County Medical Society

Patrick T. McCulloch, MD
    

Undergraduate

University of Dayton

Medical School

West Virginia University

Residency

West Virginia University

Fellowship

UPMC Hand & Upper Extremity

Board Certification

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS)
Subspecialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand

Hospital Affiliations

Advanced Surgical Hospital
UPMC
St. Clair Hospital

Organizations

American Society for Surgery of the Hand
American Association for Hand Surgery
DiplomateAmerican Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
FellowAmerican Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society
Pennsylvania Medical Society
Allegheny County Medical Society
American Medical Association

Sham J. Persaud, DPM
   

Undergraduate

Saint Leo University

Medical School

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Sciences

Residency

Allegheny Healthy Network – West Penn Health System

Titles & Certifications

Board Qualified American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgeons in Foot and Ankle Reconstructive Surgery.

Please visit persaudfootandankle.com for CV.

Hospital Affiliations

Advanced Surgical Hospital

Washington Health System – Washington Hospital

Tri-State Surgery Center

West Penn Hospital

Forbes Hospital

Organizations

Associate of American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

Associate American Society of Podiatric Surgeons

American Podiatric Medical Association

Faculty Attending Allegheny Health Network-West Penn Health System Residency

Greater Pittsburgh Education Foundation

Joseph P. Stracci, DO
      

Undergraduate

Washington & Jefferson College

Medical School

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Residency

Pinnacle Health System, Harrisburg

Titles & Certifications

American Osteopathic Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (AOBOS)

Hospital Affiliations

Advanced Surgical Hospital
Washington Health System – Washington Hospital
Washington Health System – Greene County Hospital
Tri-State Surgery Center

Organizations

American Osteopathic Association
American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopaedics
Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society
Washington County Medical Society
Pennsylvania Medical Society

Vincent J. Ripepi, DO
 

Undergraduate

John Carroll University

Medical School

University of New England

Residency

SUMMA Health System/Akron City Hospital

Titles & Certifications

Board Certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery (AOBOS)

Hospital Affiliations

Advanced Surgical Hospital
MonValley Hospital
St. Clair Hospital
Spartan Hospital

Organizations

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society
Arthroscopy Association of North America

AOR Physician Assistants

Jaime Anderson, MPAS, PA‑C
Hometown

Washington, PA

Undergraduate

Bachelor of Science in Biology, Bob Jones University

Graduate School

M.P.A.S., Physician Assistant Program, Chatham College

Certification

Physician Assistant National Certification Examination

Organizations

American Academy of Physician Assistants
Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistant

Kayla Hess, MPAS, PA‑C
Kristen L. Knerr, MPAS, PA‑C
Hometown

Washington, PA

Undergraduate

Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, Pennsylvania State University

Graduate School

Masters in Science in Physician Assistant, Seton Hill University

Certification

Physician Assistant National Certification Examination

Organizations

Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistants
American Academy of Physician Assistants

Sierra Mathos, PA‑C