Orthopaedic Institute

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Leo Wisniewski

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Sports Medicine

Sports Medicine

No matter which sport you like to play, it’s no fun missing the action because of an injury. Allegheny Health Network’s team of sports medicine specialists can help you get back in the game. Using the latest treatment approaches, we help you regain strength and flexibility so you can quickly return to your favorite activity as soon as possible.

We have earned the confidence of athletes at every level of competition. In addition to serving as the official medical provider for the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Pittsburgh Riverhounds, we have been designated as an Official U.S. Olympic Regional Medical Center. We also offer sports medicine services for local colleges and school districts, as well as for amateur athletes.

You can count on our team to coordinate your personalized treatment plan every step of the way. We will be there to support your challenges, keep your spirits up, listen to your concerns and strengthen your overall well-being.


Why the Orthopaedic Institute?

Expertise and teamwork
We are recognized as the area’s premier sports medicine provider. Our surgeons are considered leaders in arthroscopic joint surgery and reconstructive ligament surgery. In addition, our team includes highly experienced physical therapists, athletic trainers and nurses. Together, the members of our team develop a customized treatment plan that addresses all of your needs.

Personalized care and attention
At the Orthopaedic Institute, compassion and values are just as critical as treatments and cures. Our doctors, therapists, trainers, nurses and other healthcare professionals promote an environment where you feel like you are their only patient. You will be surrounded by a dedicated team that will make your care comfortable, compassionate and reassuring.

Progressive research
Our fellowship-trained surgeons and primary care specialists consistently remain at the forefront of pioneering research studies that can lead to even more effective treatment options for sports injuries. You may also be eligible to enroll in one of our newest clinical trials.

Care close to home
We know how important time is to you. For your comfort and convenience, you can see sports medicine specialists at each of Allegheny Health Network’s hospitals, as well as at a growing number of outpatient clinics. We also offers sports injury rehabilitation at a variety of community locations throughout the tri-state area.

Physical Evaluation Form

HIPAA Consent Form

Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) Forms

ACL injures (video)

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