Dr. Dana C Mears MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Dana Mears is an orthopedic surgeon in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including UPMC Mercy and UPMC Passavant. He received his medical degree from Oxford University Medical School and has been in practice for 38 years. Dr. Mears accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 26 doctors at UPMC Mercy and one of 46 at UPMC Passavant who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: General Orthopedic Surgery

Clinical Interests: Internal Fracture Fixation, Fracture Fixation, Pelvic Bones, Acetabulum, Bone Plates, Bone Fractures, Ununited Fractures, Orthopedic Fixation Devices

Hospital Affiliation

UPMC Passavant
High performing in Orthopedics

UPMC St. Margaret
High performing in Orthopedics

UPMC Mercy

Education & Medical Training

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1972 - 1975

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Internship, Transitional Year, 1970 - 1971

Oxford University Medical School
Class of 1969

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 38 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

PA State Medical License

Publications & Presentations

THA with a minimally invasive technique, multi-modal anesthesia, and home rehabilitation: factors associated with early discharge?
Mears, D.C., Mears, S.C., Chelly, J.E., Dai, F., Vulakovich, K.L.

Minimally invasive total hip arthroplasty. Development, early results, and a critical analysis. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Orthopaedic Association, Charleston, South Carolina, USA, June 14, 2003.
Berry, D.J., Berger, R.A., Callaghan, J.J., Dorr, L.D., Duwelius, P.J., Hartzband, M.A., Lieberman, J.R., Mears, D.C.

Displaced acetabular fractures managed operatively: indicators of outcome.
Mears, D.C., Velyvis, J.H., Chang, C.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Lifewise Health Plan of Oregon
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • ODS Network
  • PacificSource Preferred PSN
  • PriorityHealth HMO
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • Regence Oregon - Preferred Provider Network
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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