Dr. W Timothy Ward MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. W Ward is an orthopedic surgeon in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and UPMC East. He received his medical degree from University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and has been in practice for 37 years. Dr. Ward accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 25 doctors at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and one of 13 at UPMC East who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Elbow Surgery, Hand Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside
Ranked #11 in Orthopedics


Education & Medical Training

Duke University Hospital
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1978 - 1983

Duke University Hospital
Internship, Transitional Year, 1977 - 1978

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Class of 1977

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified 25 years in Family Medicine

IN State Medical License
Active through 2013

ME State Medical License
Active through 2013

ND State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Prevalence of Venous Thromboembolic Events Following Elective Major Thoracolumbar Degenerative Spine Surgery.
Hohl, J. B.,Lee, J. Y.,Rayappa, S. P.,Nabb, C. E.,Devin, C. J.,Kang, J. D.,Ward, W. T.,Donaldson, W. F.

The current medical practice of the pediatric orthopaedic surgeon in North America.
McCarthy, J.J., Armstrong, D.G., Davey, J.P., Epps, H.R., Gerardi, J.A., Kanel, J.S., Mehlman, C.T., Roach, J.W., Schwend, R.M., Smith, B.G., Ward, W.T.

Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: 5-year to 20-year evidence-based surgical results.
Westrick, E.R., Ward, W.T.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueSelect
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United - River Valley Neighborhood Health Partnership
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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