Tri-State Orthopaedics provides the Pittsburgh region with the most advanced orthopaedic care for sports-related injuries, general orthopedic problems and occupational injuries.Jack Failla, Victor Thomas, Paul Liefeld, Brian Jewell, Mark Langhans, Steve Kann, Steven Kann, Jeff Kann, Jeffrey Kann, Gerard Werries, John Christoforetti, Mike Pagnotto, Michael Pagnotto,Physician, physicians, surgeon, orthopedic surgeon, orthopedic doctor, orthopedic physician, bones, ortho, Pittsburgh, North Hills, Seven Fields, Fox Chapel, Robinson Twp, Tri-State Orthopaedics, sports medicine, orthopaedic, orthopedic, orthopedics, board certified, surgeons, fellowship training, team physician, tristateortho, tri-state physical therapy, TSPT, ACP, PRP, therapy, EMG, nerve conduction studies,hand, finger, wrist, elbow, upper extremity surgery, minimally invasive surgery, carpal tunnel, trigger finger, foot, ankle, foot, toe, injuries, pain, athletic injuries, shoulder, knee, arthroscopic surgery, hip, repair, reconstruction, total joint replacement, revision surgery, spine, back, neck, fracture care, fractures, DJD, degenerative joint disease, mini-incision surgery, micro-surgery, musculoskeletal injuries, occupational injuries, Sprain, Strain, Bursitis, Tendon, Tendinitis, Tendinosis, Instability, Impingement Syndrome, Minimally-Invasive Surgery, Micro-Surgery, Arthroscopy, Knee Scope, Shoulder Scope, Synvisc, Supartz, viscosupplementation, injections of the knee, joint injections,Rotator Cuff Tears, Bankart Tears, SLAP Tears, Biceps Tendinopathy, Subacromial Impingement, Adhesive Capsulitis, Frozen Shoulder, Arthritis, Rotator Cuff, Labral Bankart Repair, Shoulder Replacement, Shoulder Reconstruction, Subacromial Decompression, Medial Lateral Epicondylitis, Golfers Elbow, Tennis Elbow, Ulnar Neuritis Entrapment, Distal Biceps Ruptures, Cartilage Ligament Injuries, Minimally Invasive Epicondyle Release, Elbow Arthroscopy, Ulnar Nerve Transposition, Biceps Repair, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, de Quervain’s Tenosynovitis, Tendon Injuries, CTR, Carpal Tunnel Release, Mini Incision Carpal Tunnel Release, Trigger Finger Release, Wrist Arthroscopy, CMC Arthroplasty, Tendon Reconstruction, Labral Tears, Hip Bursitis, Femoroacetabular Impingement, FAI, Hamstring Injuries, Gluteus Medius Tears, Hip Arthroscopy, Arthroscopic Bursectomy, Tendon Repair, Minimally-Invasive Total Hip Replacement, Total Hip Arthroplasty, Revision Total Hip Replacement, Open surgery, closed surgery, Arthroscopic Hip Surgery, Labrum Repair, Labrum Reconstruction, Arthroscopic Repair, Gluteus Medius Tears, Meniscus Tears, MCL, ACL Tears, Ligament Injuries, PCL, Cartilage Defects, Quad Ruptures, Knee Arthroscopy, ACL Reconstruction, Minimally Invasive Partial Knee Replacement, Total Knee Replacement, Knee Arthroplasty, Revision Total Knee Replacement, Cartilage Transplantation in Knee, Disc Herniations, Degenerative Disc Disease, DDD, Vertebral Fractures, Micro-Discectomy, Laminectomy, Cervical Fusion, Lumbar Spinal Fusion, Kyphoplasty, Ankle Sprains, Achilles Tendinitis, Achilles Rupture, Plantar Fasciitis, Flat Foot Deformity, Arthritis, Bunion, Hammer Toe, Claw Toe Deformity, Cartilage Injury, Tendon Repair, Ligament Repair, Reconstruction, Bunionectomy, Ankle Arthroscopy, Ankle Replacement.
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Practice Overview
Our Practice

Since 1976, Tri-State Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine has provided a full range of orthopaedic care to communities in the tri-state area and across the country. We have served the area's professional and amateur athletes for more than 40 years. We are team physicians for many local high schools, caring for athletes from a wide-range of sports in a variety of athletic programs.

Tri-State Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine is a multi-specialty orthopaedic practice of Board Certified physicians. All of our physicians provide general orthopaedic care and have also completed advanced fellowship training in specific areas of orthopaedic care, including hand, wrist and upper extremity surgery; foot and ankle surgery; arthroscopic shoulder, elbow and knee surgery; sports medicine; hip and knee joint replacement and revision surgery; spine surgery; and fracture care. We also offer Ortho Urgent Care hours. To learn more about our services, visit the Surgery & Specialties and In-Office Services sections of this website.

We have offices in the North Hills, Fox Chapel, Seven Fields and Robinson Township. The Locations section of this website can help you find the most convenient office location. To schedule an appointment call our office between 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday – Friday or click Request an Appointment to request a new appointment.

Practice Overview