Meet Our Doctors


Ocular Plastics


Dr. Choo - South Hills Surgery Center

Phillip H. Choo, MD

Specialty: Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Primary Clinic Pittsburgh Oculoplastics Associates, Ltd.
Website: www.eyelidsurgeon.com

Dr. Choo received his undergraduate degree from Columbia College and his medical degree from the Columbia University in 1992. Dr. Choo is Board Certified in Ophthalmology and, he is a member of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the Academy of Ophthalmology and, the Pittsburgh Ophthalmology Society.

Dr. Choo has authored numerous textbook chapters, journal publications and abstracts in Oculoplastic Surgery. Also, he has lectured nationally and internationally. Dr. Choo has been named one of the "Best Doctors in America” and, also, one of the "Best Doctors” in Pittsburgh Magazine.

Dr. Choo has an ownership interest in South Hills Surgery Center.


Hand Surgery


Dr. Balk - South Hills Surgery Center

Marshall Balk, MD

Specialty: Orthopedic Hand

Primary Clinic Hand & UpperEx Center
Website: www.handupperex.com

Dr. Balk earned his undergraduate medical degree at the University of Pennsylvania. He completed a residency in Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Balk furthered his education and training in Hand and Upper Extremity at Allegheny General Hospital, where he completed a one year fellowship.

Dr. Balk is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery with an additional certificate in Hand Surgery.

Dr. Balk has completed voluntary assignments with Orthopedic Overseas in Africa, Costa Rica, Honduras and Peru. He serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor at the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the University School of Medicine; he on the medical staff at UPMC Presby/Shadyside, St. Margaret's, Passavant/Cranberry, Allegheny General Hospital, AHN-Jefferson Hospital and Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. Also, Dr. Balk serves on the Board of Directors of Orthopedic Overseas.

Dr. Balk is one of the senior editors for a new textbook sponsored by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery. He is, also, an integral part of the fellowship education at the University of Pittsburgh.

Dr. Balk has an ownership interest in South Hills Surgery Center.


Dr. Grand - South Hills Surgery Center

Aaron Grand, MD

Specialty: Orthopedic Hand and Plastics

Primary Clinic Hand & UpperEx Center
Website: www.handupperex.com

Dr. Grand graduated from Yale University School of Medicine. He completed a Plastic Surgery residency in St. Louis and, a fellowship in Hand and Upper Extremity at the University of Pittsburgh.

Dr. Grand is Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery with an added subspecialty in Surgery of the Hand.

Dr. Grand has published a multitude of articles; he is on the Medical Staff at UPMC Passavant/Cranberry, UPMC Presby/Shadyside, AHN-Jefferson Hospital and Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh.

Dr. Grand has ownership interest in South Hills Surgery Center.


Orthopedics


Dr. Honkala - South Hills Surgery Center

Timothy Honkala, MD

Specialty: Orthopedics

Primary Clinic Pittsburgh Bone, Joint and Spine, Inc.
Website: www.pbjs.net

Dr. Honkala graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Akron and earned his medical degree from Northeastern Ohio University. Dr. Honkala is Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery and, he is a member of the American Medical Association, Pennsylvania Medical Society, Allegheny County Medical Association, and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Dr. Honkala has an ownership interest in South Hills Surgery Center.


Dr. Radkowski - South Hills Surgery Center

Christopher Radkowski, MD

Specialty: Orthopedics

Primary Clinic Pittsburgh Bone, Joint and Spine, Inc.
Website: www.pbjs.net

Dr. Radkowski earned his undergraduate degree from Johns Hopkins University and attended medical school and residency at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Radkowski is Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery.

Dr. Radkowski has been published more than a dozen times and, he has earned several awards and grants for his orthopedic research.

Dr. Radkowski has an ownership interest in South Hills Surgery Center.


Dr. Zachary Sisko - South Hills Surgery Center

Dr. Zachary Sisko

Dr. Sisko earned his medical degree at St. Louis University School of Medicine; he completed his orthopedic residency at the University of Chicago, where he served as Chief Resident.

Dr. Sisko has written articles in peer-reviewed journals and presentations, both, on a nation and international level. Dr. Sisko is member of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the American Orthopedic Association's Emerging Leaders Program.


Orthopedic Spine


Dr. Chamberlin - South Hills Surgery Center

Eric Chamberlin, MD

Specialty: Orthopedic Spine

Primary Clinic Pittsburgh Bone, Joint and Spine, Inc.
Website: www.pbjs.net

Dr. Chamberlin is a graduate from the College of Wooster and the University of Pittsburgh, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. His internship and residency were performed at Carolinas Medical Center. Dr. Chamberlin completed his spine fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

Dr. Chamberlin is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and, a member of the following medical and professional societies: American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery, American Medical Association, Pennsylvania Medical Society, Pennsylvania Orthopedic Society, Allegheny County Medical Society and the North American Spine Society.

Dr. Chamberlin has an ownership interest in South Hills Surgery Center.


Pain Management


Dr. Navalgund - South Hills Surgery Center

Yeshvant Navalgund, MD

Specialty: Pain Management

Primary Clinic DNA Advanced pain Treatment Center
Website: www.dnapain.com

Dr. Navalgund is a graduate of Saba University School of Medicine, where he received his doctorate in medicine. He continued his education at the University of Virginia, where he completed a General Surgery internship.

Dr. Navalgund is Board Certified in Anesthesiology from Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh with a subspecialty Board Certificate from the West Virginia University Hospital in Interventional Pain Management.

Dr. Navalgund is the President and CEO of the DNA Advanced Pain Treatment Center, President and CEO of Pavilion X (a medical and surgical training facility), located in Pittsburgh, PA. Additionally, Dr. Navalgund serves as the Medical Director and Board Member of the medical and surgical training facility, National Bioskills Laboratory - Pittsburgh, Dallas and San Francisco locations. Also, Dr. Navalgund is the Treasurer and Founding Member of the Pennsylvania Pain Society, serves on the Editorial Board for the, Journal of Neuromodulation; Adjunct Professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Anesthesia; Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurosurgery, Division of Pain Management, at West Virginia University.

Dr. Navalgund has dozens of publications and belongs to numerous professional and medical member societies.

Dr. Navalgund has an ownership interest in South Hills Surgery Center.


Dr. Olegario - South Hills Surgery Center

Louis Olegario, MD

Specialty: Pain Management

Primary Clinic DNA Advanced pain Treatment Center
Website: www.dnapain.com

Dr. Olegario graduated with his doctorate in medicine from the Cebu Doctors' College of Medicine in 1991. He continued is education and training at the State of New York in Brooklyn, where he completed his General Surgery internship.

Dr. Olegario is Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation from the Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center of Brooklyn, New York; he is subspecialty certified in Interventional Pain Management.

Dr. Olegario is an attending physician at the DNA Advanced Pain Treatment Center; he is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Anesthesia. Also, Dr. Olegario is a member of the following professional organizations: Pittsburgh Pain Society, Pennsylvania Medical Association, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, PASSOR and, Philippine Medical Association.

Dr. Olegario has an ownership interest in South Hills Surgery Center.


Dr. Haibin Wang - South Hills Surgery Center

Dr. Haibin Wang

Dr. Wang graduated with his PhD in 2001 from the University of North Carolina. His postgraduate training included an Anesthesia and Neurosurgery residency and, a fellowship in Pain Medicine and Pain Research. Dr. Wang has 22+ years of experience and, he is highly skilled provider in Interventional Pain.

Dr. Wang served as an attending physician at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and Indiana University Health System. He is Board Certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine and, he is a member of the following professional societies: American Society of Anesthesiologists, American Pain Society, American Academy of Pain Medicine, American Medical Association, and the North American Neuromodulation Society.

Dr. Wang has been featured in 12+ publications, book chapters, abstracts and presentations.


Podiatry


Dr. Baer - South Hills Surgery Center

Thomas Baer, DPM

Specialty: Podiatry

Primary Clinic Gateway Foot and Ankle
Website: www.gatewayfootandankle.net

Dr. Baer is a graduate of Washington and Jefferson College and, the Doctor William Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, where he received his Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine.

Dr. Baer is Board Certified by, both, the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and the American Academy of Wound Management. Dr. Baer belongs to the following professional societies: American Podiatric Medical Assoication, American Diabetes Association, and Pennsylvania Podiatric Medical Association.

Dr. Baer has an ownership interest in South Hills Surgery Center.


Dr. Juliette Coppa - South Hills Surgery Center

Dr. Juliette Coppa

Dr. Coppa graduated from New York College of Podiatric Medicine in 2014, where she received her Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine. She completed her residency at Crozer Chester Medical Center, where she received training specializing in Foot and Ankle Surgery and Diabetic Limb Salvage and Wound Care.

Dr. Coppa is Board Certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery.


Dr. Quattrone - South Hills Surgery Center

Derrico Quattrone, DPM

Specialty: Podiatry

Primary Clinic Gateway Foot and Ankle
Website: www.gatewayfootandankle.net

Dr. Quattrone is a graduate of Washington and Jefferson College; he attended the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine, where he received his Doctorate in Podiatric Medicine. Dr. Quattrone completed a two year residency and was Chief Resident at William B. Kessler Memorial Hospital.

Dr. Quattrone is Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery.


Dr. Margot Waldman - South Hills Surgery Center

Dr. Margot Waldman

Dr. Waldman is a graduate of the Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, where she received her Doctorate in Podiatric Medicine. Dr. Waldman's podiatric and surgical residency was completed at Mercy Health - St. Vincent Medical Center. She is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association, American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine, American College of Foot and Ankle Orthopedics and Medicine, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Ohio Podiatric Medical Association and Northwest Ohio Academy of Podiatric Medicine.

Dr. Waldman is Board Certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery.


Dr. Winter - South Hills Surgery Center

Valerie Winter, DPM

Specialty: Podiatry

Primary Clinic: Gateway Foot and Ankle
Website: www.gatewayfootandankle.net

Dr. Winter is a graduate of St. Vincent College. She received her Doctorate in Podiatric Medicine from the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine. Dr. Winter completed a three year Podiatry residency at Crozer - Keystone Health System.

Dr. Winter is Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery; she has subspecialty certification in Reconstruction Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery.